Community meeting on Jan 17 re new building at 4812 Baltimore Ave

Dear Neighbors, Cedar Park Neighbors (CPN) would like to inform local residents of an application submitted to the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) regarding 4812 Baltimore Ave. The owners, Diversified Realty Ventures, has applied for a building permit “For the erection of an attached structure 42 ft high (4 story) with 11 ft high pilot houses and roof decks and cellar. For commercial space from cellar thru 1st floor and a 5 family dwelling.”

It may be helpful for residents to know the proposed building will have a small commercial store front on the 1st floor along with 5 apartments. The 5 apartments will have a total of 9 bedrooms.

A Community Meeting is scheduled for Thursday January 17, 2013 at 7pm. The meeting will be held at The Calvary Center at 7pm, 48th and Baltimore Avenue, basement - enter on 48th street side door. The owners will present drawings of the proposed building and answer any questions the community may have.

We hope this information is helpful. If you would like to comment on this application or have questions, please contact the Zoning Committee by Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 267-225-8283 or by email at


Shawn Markovich CPN Zoning Committee