Thursday, February 23, 2017
262 18th has had a SWO in effect since November. Just the look of this 'two family' screams Construction Contrary to Plan. There seems to be no plan at all really, just a kind of makeshift improvisation, dependent perhaps on the random availability of building materials. The older (yellow) section at least has symmetry going for it, but what happened with those window openings over on the green side? When I looked this way last July, work had been proceeding under an implausible Alt 2 permit, and a partial SWO had just been issued. The building was only half its glorious width back then. By October a new building permit was approved. but it took less than a month for the site to be shut down again. Nothing's pretty here.