Developer Plans To Convert Old SCT Site At Ridgedale To Live/Work For Artisans

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

A developer plans to convert the old Standard Coosa Thatcher site on Watkins Street at Ridgedale to live/work for artisans.

Allen Jones will go before the Planning Commission on Monday.

The site plan shows 170 residential units, eight buildings ranging from one to five stories, and 256 parking spaces. The residential density is 28.5 units/acre. 

The site of the old mill is 5.9 acres.

Demolition of the mill began earlier, but was halted by environmental officials over asbestos issues. 

The RPA staff is recommending approval of the zoning request, saying it is in keeping with the Oak Grove Neighborhood Plan.


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