The Frankford Neighborhood Advisory Council’s Zoning Committee last week approved variance applications for two neighborhood properties. There were no objections to plans to put an addition on the rear of 4314 Leiper and also make the single-family home a duplex. Similarly, there were no objections to legalize multifamily units at 1652 Haworth.
Members of the Frankford Neighborhood Advisory Council’s Zoning Committee on April 10 heard about plans to create a park and an art gallery on the 4600 block of Paul Street. They also listened to a proposal for a parking lot on Orthodox Street for a Northwood charter school and a request to clarify a deed to garages on Haworth Street.
Philadelphia's own La Colombe is planning to open a flagship cafe on Frankford Avenue, and has received zoning approval as well as support from neighbors.
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The proposal has earned community support, but a group of residents living on Allen Street oppose the project. The ZBA has yet to grant needed variances for the project.
Residents and neighborhood groups had differing reactions after the City Council amended the zoning code to include parking spaces for homes with five units or more.
The neighborhood's monthly civic meeting touched on a number of topics, from beautification projects to an all-ages club on Delaware Avenue.
Northern Liberties’ own Larry Freedman — chair of the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association’s Zoning Committee — has begun a new melodic venture.