Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Original groundbreaking scheduled for last week was postponed due to weather.
Second time is the charm. Groundbreaking for 32 new homes on Ridge Avenue in Roxborough is scheduled for Friday, Feb 15 at 11 a.m. The new homes, which will be located at 5627 Ridge Avenue and will be called Kingsley Court, will feature “a garage, private driveway and a backyard … [as well as] hardwood floors, recessed lighting, granite counters and stainless steel appliances,” according to a release. Councilman Curtis Jones is expected to attend the groundbreaking, as well as executive director of the Roxborough Development Corporation Bernard Guet, president of the Wissahickon Neighbors Civic Association Andrew Bantly and developer Stephen Goldner. The project was scheduled to break ground on Friday, Feb 8, but it was postponed due to …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Friday's Kingsley Court groundbreaking has been cancelled due to weather concerns.
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Friday, February 8
Looks like those new homes in Roxborough will be coming a week later than expected. Citing inclement weather concerns, the groundbreaking of Kingsley Court, a 32-home development going in at 5627 Ridge Avenue, has been cancelled for Friday. According to a release from the developer, the ceremonial beginning of construction has been pushed back a week and is scheduled for Feb 15 at 11 a.m. Upon completion, Kingsley Court will be a 32 three-story, four-bedroom, 3.5 bath homes listed at $339,900 as a starting price. Located at the former Ivy Ridge Nursing Home, the property creates a new road, Kingsley Court, which Mayor Michael Nutter recently signed into law. No access will exist to Houghton Street. Review the project's progress from idea …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
A long-discussed housing project is beginning its construction.
A Roxborough development months in the making will be breaking ground on Friday. Kingsley Court, a 32-home development that will be located at 5627 Ridge Avenue will begin its construction process with a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, Feb 8 at 11 a.m. The project calls for 32, four-story, four-bedroom, 3.5 bath homes he plans to sell for around $320,000. Located at the former Ivy Ridge Nursing Home, the property creates a new road, Kingsley Court, which Mayor Michael Nutter recently signed into law. No access will exist to Houghton Street. Review the project's progress from idea to construction here:
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
New twin homes and city street getting closer to reality.
Roxborough could be adding 32 new homeowners soon. The Wissahickon Neighbors Civic Association approved a development project Monday night to transform a vacant assisted living facility into twin homes on a cul-de-sac. Five months after developer Stephen Goldner approached the civic about creating Kingsley Court at the abandoned and problematic Ivy Ridge Assisted Living, neighbors greenlit the project in a 23-1 vote. "I think he's designed it in a way that will have the least amount of impact as possible on the neighbors," Walnut Lane resident Merle Bergman said. The project will transform 5627 Ridge Ave. into a housing development next to Stanley's Hardware. It creates a new city street. Goldner previously said the project which will …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Neighbors influence commisison to ensure cul-de-sac.
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Thursday, April 19, 2012
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
City Planning Commission will evaluate creation of Kingsley Court, houses.
If Tuesday's hearing goes well, a plan to build 32 twin homes in Roxborough will get closer to fruition. The Philadelphia City Planning Commission will evaluate Stephen Goldner's plan to build 32 homes at the abandoned Ivy Ridge Assisted Living at 5627 Ridge Ave. A major development for Roxborough, the plan would create a cul-de-sac, the new city street Kingsley Court, on the 3.2 acres. Goldner originally presented the proposal to the Wissahickon Neighbors Civic Association in January. Following questions, he met with neighbors from adjacent properties and also the Roxborough Development Corporation. Neighbors and the RDC said it went well. However, Civic President Andrew Bantly has continually stated the group wants Goldner to receive …