It was over a year and a half ago that Metroimpact first presented plans to SOSNA to demolish the two northernmost homes on the 1000 block of Bouvier Street and replace them with new three story homes with garages. Since then, 1000 and 1001 S. Bouvier St. have sat vacant, waiting for the inevitable development train to come into the station. And recently, it finally did as demolition began on both homes.
In case you don't recall, the new homes that will rise here will include about 2,700 sqft of living space with 3-4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, roof decks, and a garage with the option to install a lift to create parking for two cars. Pricing was originally set to be in the mid-$500K range but we wouldn't be shocked to see the houses sell for over $600K. The homes will look pretty much identical, but will be mirror images of each other.
These additions will come to the northern end of a less-known block in Graduate Hospital which has still seen its fair share of redevelopment. Just a few months ago, we told you about a new home under construction at 1014 S. Bouvier St., which was immediately adjacent to a rehab with an unusual facade. That home will be finishing up soon and while we don't see it selling for $600K, we still imagine those developers will make a handsome profit. Yes folks, even half a block off of Washington Avenue people are clamoring to buy homes in this neighborhood. And soon there will be two more to purchase.