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Updated plans being presented Tuesday for St. Rita of Cascia project at Broad and Ellsworth

This week you’ll have the chance to take a look at update plans for the St. Rita of Casia project that has been talked about at Broad and Ellsworth for years now. The project, which includes the Cascia Center, is a proposed “peacemaking” facility for the church in a location that was once home to the St. Rita’s School.

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The last we heard of these plans, they were revised quite a bit from the previous iterations. You’ll have the chance to see these new plans at a preliminary presentation on Tuesday night with the South of South Neighborhood Association. Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Newbold 

Senior housing complex and Cascia center for St. Rita’s church could be built at Broad and Ellsworth

St. Rita’s, the church located at 1166 S. Broad St., is looking to build mix its plan for a new Cascia Center with a senior housing complex.

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Catholic Health Care Services and the St. Rita Shrine, along with Cecil Baker Partners architecture firm, are planning a multi-level building as a space for large gatherings for the church, with senior housing on the upper floors of the building.

That’s a big change from the one-story building the church originally planned for the site after tearing down the old school two years ago.

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