At the Northwood Civic Association meeting Jan. 15, the civic voted to not support the request for a variance for 5260 Castor Ave
. The owner, Hazel Williams, was represented by her attorney Michael Etkin at the meeting.
Etkin made the case for the variance for the 1st floor of the building to be used as a hair salon. The property has a single family dwelling on the 2nd and third floor and the first floor was formerly used as a video rental store. It has now been vacant for 6 years.
Read the rest of this story from the Frankford Gazette for more details on the Northwood Civic Association's January 2013 meeting.