Date and time: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014, 5:30 pm

Location: Old City District Offices, 231 Market Street 


Pursuant to a Zoning/Use Application submitted to the Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) and subsequent Refusal the Old City District Registered Community Organization (RCO) will hold a public meeting to review a proposed mixed-use redevelopment.


Project location: "The National" 109 N. 2nd Street, Phila PA 19106


Project description: 

THE PARTIAL DEMOLITION AND MODIFICATION OF PREVIOUSLY APPROVED STRUCTURE ; 

FOR THE RELOCATION AND RECONFIGURE PARKING GARAGE FROM BASEMENT AND GROUND FLOOR TO BASEMENT AND MEZZANINE FLOOR WITH AN OPEN, COVERED PARKING AREA WITH FIFTY-SEVEN(57) ACCESSORY PARKING SPACES INCLUDING WITH THREE(3) ACCESSIBLE SPACES; CREATION OF THREE(3) RESERVOIR SPACES [ THREE(3) CURB SIDE CARSHARE SPACES AND THREE(3) TANDEM SPACES IS NOT INCLUDED WITH ACCESSORY PARKING SPACES] ; 

FOR THE CREATION OF SIXTY-FOUR 64 BICYCLE PARKING SPACES ( SHOULD BE AN ACCESSIBLE ROUTE); 

INCREASE IN NUMBER OF RETAIL SPACES FROM TWO(2) SPACES TO THREE(3) SPACES (VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACES AS PERMITTED IN CMX-3 ZONING DISTRICT AND THE OLD CITY RESIDENTIAL CONTROL DISTRICT) (USE REGISTRATION REQUIRED PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY) ON THE 1ST FLOOR IN THE SAME BUILDING WITH INCREASE IN RESIDENTIAL DWELLING UNITS FROM 123 TO 193 DWELLING UNITS WITH AN EXISTING ACCESSORY LEASING OFFICE, LOBBY, STORAGE, AND AMENITY SPACE WITH ROOF TOP DECKS, DECKS/BALCONIES, AND GREEN ROOFS (OF WHICH ONE IS ACCESSED) WITH GUARDRAILS 42" HIGH, PARAPETS 3' TO 5' HIGH, AND 8' HIGH GREEN WALL AROUND GREEN ROOFS) SEVEN (7) STORY STRUCTURE (MAXIMUM HEIGHT 76'1") ON PREVIOUSLY APPROVED STRUCTURE. (SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION)":
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