Renovation permits simply say "residence," and it just looks kind of unlikely to me. Sure would be nice to have a cafe over there, though.
Then I received another similar tip, and a plea to find out what's going on there.
So, Jay and I walked by again. This time, I climbed onto his shoulders and took a few pics over the wall. (See how I risk my safety for you all?)
I have to make mention of the supercool zebra-masking tape grafitti: