Lakewood Homes

First look: Six-story apartment/retail complex proposed in Lakewood

Developer Southern Land Company sought public input before bringing its six-story, high-density retail/apartment proposal on Oram to the city. While City Councilman Philip Kingston said recently he has not yet been approached by the principals on the project, neighbors got an early look at the new plans last week. The proposal would change the skyline of Lakewood, bringing the towering building…read more →

How Much Will The Resurgence of Lower Greenville Lift Nearby Neighborhood Property Values?

By Troy Corman I arrived as a new resident of Lower Greenville in 2008. After adding updated electrical and central AC and heat to a 1927-built tudor duplex, it’s been interesting to see the improvements on my street, Oram, as well as nearby Prospect and Richmond Avenues. In just six years, I’ve witnessed folks remodeling a number of existing duplexes,…read more →