Plum senior apartments in Pittsburg area get site plan thumbs up

December 28, 2010

The borough’s planning commission has given its approval to a proposed senior citizen apartment building despite opposition from residents in the Route 909 area.

The commission voted 4-3 last week to recommend site plan approval for the Plum Retirement Residence — a 60,000-square-foot, 58-unit, four-story building proposed near the intersection of Repp Road and Coxcomb Hill Road, also known as Route 909

The neighbors oppose the development — which includes 30 townhouses as part of a second phase — because the majority of the housing will be marketed to low-income residents.

“You are going to kill property values and kill the road with increased traffic,” said Meg Frank of Repp Road. “It’s a two-lane road. Senior citizens drive and people visit them.”

Read remainder of the story at Pittsburg Live


About Bob Voelker

Head of the Munsch Hardt (Dallas law firm) Hospitality & Mixed Use Development Group, and former developer of affordable housing. I'm i
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