A squat industrial building that struggled to seek out objective for years has sprung to life as Reynoldstown’s newest modern-style residence.
With an ethereal format that might be characterised as modernist clean-slate shotgun—with a second flooring and roomy rooftop deck—the construction hardly resembles the boarded-up field it was once, previous to enlargement.
Tucked off Moreland Avenue, alongside the route of a planned Beltline connector path, the deep, skinny lot seems to have been maximized (and established timber preserved), as evidenced by a hearth-pit hangout that’s each fashionable and purposeful. Inside, the kitchen combines open shelving, a glossy vary hood, and conventional white cabinetry—with views of that yard.
The itemizing calls the undertaking “should see” and “good adaptive-reuse” in “white-scorching Reynoldstown” by Care For Your Fortress, the identical outfit who constructed this Beltline-facing modern within the neighborhood two years in the past.
As a vacant, circa-1925 industrial building with out plumbing, the property bought in 2015 for simply $30,000—after which once more final summer time for $110,000.
Potential hangups might embody the low bed room rely (two) and, to a lesser diploma, the shortage of lined parking at this worth level in Reynoldstown.
The house listed final week at $539,000. The sq. footage isn’t specified.
Nevertheless it might be a rating for consumers who worth distinctive properties with fascinating backstories, the place huge shindigs—and outside showers—are potential on the roof.
Right here’s the completed product right this moment: