Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant two-story prewar rowhouse at 275 South 62nd Street in Cobbs Creek, West Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling is located at the southeast corner of South 62nd Street and Irving Street and will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program at a cost of $17,777. Do Hong is the listed owner. Pedro Palmer Construction Inc. is the listed contractor.
The dilapidated building is clad in brick and features a front porch and a bay window with chipping white paint. As part of the work, once the demolition work is complete, an erosion control mat with seed will be placed on the lot. No sidewalk work is included.
The 60th Street Station of the SEPTA Market-Frankford Line is located at the corner of Market Street and North 60th Street within a ten-minute walk to the northeast. The 31 bus also stops by the station. Three long blocks to the east of the property is the Sayre High School at 5800 Walnut Street and the Sayre Morris Recreational Center at 5835 Spruce Street, with athletic facilities located between the two.
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