A new nine story apartment building is about to be built on the 1600 block of Sansom Street, between the Hotel Palomar and the Oakwood Apartments. The Sansom, being developed by Pearl Properties and designed by DAS Architects, will contain 104 newly constructed apartments and stores on the ground floor. The apartments include one bedrooms, one bedrooms with dens, two bedrooms, and studios. The apartments feature finishes such as granite countertops, stainless steel kitchen appliances, hardwood floors and in-unit washer/dryers. Building amenities include a doorman, residents’ lounge, fitness center, and bike parking. One bedroom units will start at $1,895. The new building will create a continuous shopping district along Sansom Street, from 15th Street to 18th Street.