The double-wide lot at 1441-43 Dickinson St. currently functions as a small green space known as Dickinson Grove. With a new zoning notice posted for the lot, the days of this plot of land functioning as a community gathering spot could soon be over.
The notice posted is for the two existing lots to be combined for a three-story structure with a roof deck to be used as three condominium units. The lot is currently zoned as RSA-5 for single-family residential usage.
The South Broad Street Neighborhood Association full description:
1441-43 Dickinson Street – The application is to create one (1) Lot from two (2) existing Lots and for the erection of a new 3-Story structure with Roof Deck and Pilot House for use as Three (3) Condominium Units.
Many people in the neighborhood use the space for dog walking year-round, in addition to neighborhood gatherings in the summer. It’s the only green spaces for the community in Newbold. The lot has a few trees and a small flower bed, which are maintained by the community.
The zoning meeting is being held Tuesday, February 16 at 7 p.m. The meeting is located at the Constitution Health Plaza at 1930 S. Broad St. in the 1st floor conference room.