A permit has been granted for the first step in construction of the 50-unit apartment building coming to 1221 S. Broad St., the former site of the Broad Street Armory.
The Armory building was demolished in the fall, and a backhoe has been sitting in the hole for months. Now that the weather has cleared up, construction can get going. The permit allows the foundation to be laid for “a proposed six-story mixed use building,” according to city records.
Other building permits will still need to be granted, but this does signal that work is imminent.