Permits have been issued for a large residential development at 7519 Ridge Avenue in Roxborough, Northwest Philadelphia. The development will consist of 12 separate structures, a mixture of duplexes and single-family homes totaling 14 residential units. All of the buildings will stand four floors tall.
Building one will be a duplex totaling 2,995 square feet that will cost $295,000 to build. Building two will be a 2,590-square-foot single-family structure with costs estimated at $250,000. Building three will be another duplex yielding 2,990 square feet that will cost $295,000 to build. Building four will be a 3,380-square-foot single-family home costing $295,000 to build. Buildings five and six will be a 3,200-square-foot single-family homes both costing $295,000 to build. Building seven will be a 3,380-square-foot single-family residence that will cost $295,000 to build. Buildings eight, nine, and ten will yield 3,200 square feet and will cost $295,000 to build. Buildings 11 and 12 will yield 3,380 square feet and cost $295,000 to build.
The project will replace a large property. Though the site does not have an extensive street frontage, it goes deep, allowing for plenty of space for the future buildings. Currently, only one single family home stands on the property. This will allow for a major density increase, building 14 units on a property formerly held by one. This will help the neighborhood of Roxborough transition from a suburban-like area to a more urban format.
A completion date is not known for the project.