A permit has been submitted for a six-story tall, 154 unit apartment building at 512 South Center Street, where the Best Bet Motel formerly stood, with a large vacant lot behind it. There will also be a retail component on the first floor.
This project will presumably consume the entire combined lot, from Moran Street to Stewart Street, fronting Center Street and an alley to the east.
The permit reads:
COMMERCIAL NEW CONSTRUCTION. THIS PROJECT IS A MULTI FAMILY BUILDING CONSISTING OF 4 STORIES OF TYPE VA WOOD CONSTRUCTION OVER 2 STORIES OF TYPE IA CONSTRUCTION. THIS PROJECT CONSISTS OF RESIDENTIAL UNITS, COMMON AMENITIES TO THOSE UNITS AS WELL AS A RETAIL SPACE AT STREET LEVEL. THERE ARE 154 RESIDENTIAL DWELLING UNITS WHICH FOLLOW THE TYPE A AND B ANSI CODE