Procopio Companies, the developer of the 10 Somerset Ave project, is scheduled to start demolition and construction over the next few weeks. The abandoned brick building that was gutted several years ago, will be taken down gently, before the ground conditions are revised to support the new building, which will be home to 29 apartments with a first floor commercial store front and 25 parking spots.
The sidewalks around the building will be closed off during the demolition and a portion of the construction. Temporary crosswalks will be painted with ramps to allow everyone safe access around the building, and netting will be placed on all fencing to help control dust and debris from leaving the construction site.
“From everyone we met and spoke to, it seems that the neighbors are ready to get rid of this building and bring some new life to the area,” Project Manager, George Bertocchi said in a letter to the neighbors.
Bertocchi also confirmed that the building will be … [FULL ARTICLE]