Back in April, we told you about plans from developer Vitaly Paluchenko to replace a large vacant lot near Washington Avenue with three buildings, each of which would have three condo units. In the time that’s passed since then, ground has been broken at 1021-25 S. 18th St. and the buildings have been framed out.

In the past

Recent shot

Eventually, these buildings, designed by Harman Deutsch, will look something like this:

Project rendering

It’s true that some neighbors were not pleased about the aesthetic or the density here, but we’re okay with the former and could go either way on the latter point. One thing we are definitely pleased about is the elimination of the large vacant lot on this block.