Developer Plans Building With Commercial, Apartments; 6 Single-Family Homes At St. Elmo

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

A developer is planning a mixed-use building with ground floor commercial and three stories of apartments in St. Elmo.

In addition, Paul Teruya of ALC Holdings is planning to build six single-family homes to the rear of the four-story building.

The building is planned for the junction of Old Mountain Road and St. Elmo Avenue near Mojo Burrito.

The homes will be along Pennsylvania Avenue.

The developer is requesting UGC Urban General Commercial Zone for the mixed-use portion. He is requesting R-1 Residential Zone for the homes portion of the site.

 It comes before the Planning Commission next Monday.

The site encompasses a total of 1.11 acres bounded by Old MountainRoad, West 39th Street, Pennsylvania Avenue and Silvels Lane. The site slopes downhill from southwest to northeast. It is bordered by C-2commercial uses to the east and north, R-1 residential uses to the south and west, and M-1 manufacturing uses to the north.

The Regional Planning Agency staff is recommending approval.

The Zahnd home was once at the site.

The plans are by Elemi architects.

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