Posts Tagged ‘Norris Square’

In Kensington, Old Textile Mill To Be Revived With Apartments

In Kensington, Old Textile Mill To Be Revived With Apartments

May 7, 2019  |  Preservation

Gotham Hosiery, once the country's most popular pantyhose manufacturer, quickly rose to fame and crashed even faster. Now, the nearly 100-year-old mill at 2nd and Norris is getting a residential makeover. Rob Masciantonio dives deep into the history of the old textile mill and details on plans for redevelopment > more

Historic Kensington Banks

Historic Kensington Banks “For Sale,” But Not Really

November 10, 2017  |  Development

The saga of two historic banks struggling for survival under the EL continues. GroJLart has the update > more

Coming: Review Of Proposals For Development Of Kensington Banks

Coming: Review Of Proposals For Development Of Kensington Banks

September 6, 2013  |  Preservation

It's down to two development firms to win the right to develop the site of the banks. But can at least some part of the historic buildings be saved? Christopher Mote has details > more

Two Kensington Historic Banks, Back On The Table

Two Kensington Historic Banks, Back On The Table

July 24, 2013  |  Preservation

Back in the hands of the Norris Square Civic Association, the monumental banks are the subject of a request for development proposals that privilege commercial use, sustainability, and preservation. Hidden City staff writer Christopher Mote reports on that and on a ruling this week against the hardship claim that was used to justify residential development of the site--and demolition > more

In Kensington, A Major Reversal Brings New Hope For Historic Banks

In Kensington, A Major Reversal Brings New Hope For Historic Banks

May 3, 2013  |  Preservation

Women's Community Revitalization Project gives up on building low-income housing at Front and Norris. The fate of the historic banks and the ownership of the site are unclear. Chris Mote reports > more