Lycoming College has three demolition requests on City Council's agenda Thursday night.
The college has been denied a variance it requested from the zoning hearing board for its planned parking lot on Union Avenue, but will go ahead with requests to have 81 Union Ave., 91 Union Ave. and 97 Union Ave. razed to create a "green space."
"If not allowed a parking lot, we would like to raze the houses we own and make a green area until we weigh our options," said Jerry Rashid, director of college relations Monday afternoon.
The demolitions requests are on the City Council's agenda, confirmed Joseph Gerardi, city codes administrator. "They want it to be a grass lot."
In other city business conducted Monday, the city planning commission recommended council approve a number of other items.
Among them is a request by Casale's Sub Shop, 13 W. Fourth St., to locate outdoor seating in the public right-of-way.
The others are plans by EBS Realty, 1248 W. Third St., to convert a single family house into two, one-bedroom apartments for students and a proposal for changing the facade at the Grey Art Gallery, 14 W. Fourth St.
In addition, the commission recommended council replace four exterior doors at City Hall, 245 W. Fourth St.