Broad Street Armory project update
It's been barely a month since the Zoning Board of Adjustment granted the variances necessary for the apartment project at 1221 S. Broad Street in South Philadelphia to proceed, and the project developers have wasted no time getting it under way.
Owner Mattioni, Ltd. began demolition of the former Broad Street Armory shortly after obtaining approval from the ZBA to build the 50-unit apartment house on Oct. 11, and as these pictures show, the building is now a pile of rubble, a good bit of which has been hauled away. The monster construction equipment was idle when we swung past the site today, but we imagine this is only a temporary situation.
However, we suspect that the owner of the building next door, erected in…