A Court of Common Pleas judge has overturned a development permit the Lower Merion Board of Commissioners issued in 2010 for hundreds of apartments to be built next to the Schuylkill River in Bala Cynwyd, the Main Line Times reported Friday afternoon.
Developer Brian O'Neill's 569-unit project at the end of Righters Ferry Road had come even closer to reality this June. The board among itself, O'Neill and adjacent riverfront property owner Penn Realty, but those documents may now be moot.
In Judge Kelly Wall's opinion, according to the Main Line Times, the project would not sufficiently meet criteria for development in that area, which includes a manufacturing zoning district and a floodplain.
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