Note: An earlier version of the headline gave the wrong number of stories for this project. It is five.
A bill that would eventually allow the creation of 64 units of affordable senior housing rising from a now city-owned parking lot near the 9th Street Italian Market got the planning commission's OK this week.
Property Bill 110535, introduced June 23 by First District Councilman Frank DiCicco, authorizes the city to convey 921-27 Ellsworth Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, for further conveyance to St. Maron’s Community Development Corporation.
The bill has been referred to city council's property and public works committee. Council is on recess until September.
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