The City Planning Commission signed off last week on variances needed to allow this mixed-use apartment/commercial building to rise at 24th Street and Washington Avenue.
By Gabriel Gottlieb
The Philadelphia City Planning Commission approved zoning changes at its February meeting for a parcel of land at 2401 Washington Ave. to allow for the construction of a residential building. This is the first zoning change to allow residential development on the far western end of Washington Avenue, a longtime industrial street lined with warehouses and product showrooms. The site is currently a vacant lot with a couple of noticeable billboards.
The Planning Commission’s Matthew Pickering gave a brief presentation of the project. The building will be five…