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Near West Design Review Case Report


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Project Information

Near West Case #  NW 2016-025

Address: West 48th Street & Bridge Avenue
Company: Case Development, Inc.
Architect: Mike Reinhold

Proposed construction of a 6-unit, fee-simple townhome project at the SW corner of the Bridge Avenue- West 48th Street intersection.  The townhomes will average 1,778 SF and will be constructed with two fee-standing units facing West 48th Street and four attached townomes, three fronting on West 48th Street and one fronting on Bridge Avenue.


Committee Actions/Submissions

Date: June 14, 2016
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Initial Plan Submission
Date: June 29, 2016
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: Approved with Conditions

Committee moved to recommend approval of the project's architectural design, site layout, and landscaping as presented w/the understanding that the project sponsor: (1) add Savannah-colored stream course panels as an accent feature on the rear balcony inserts for Units B, C & D to match those on the building's front facades along W. 48th Street;  (2) utilize (Flagstone-style) brick paver stepping stones as the material for the walkway connecting W. 48th Street to Unit F;  (3) incorporate solar-powered landscape lighting and dusk-to-dawn spotlights throughout the project to improve site lighting levels; and, (4) investigate more durable material options as a replacement material for horizontal vinyl balcony railings proposed by the project sponsor.

Date: July 1, 2016
Committee: City Planning Commission
Action Type: Approved with Conditions

Planning Commission approved the Near West Design Review Committee's recommendation.