Articles by Vitali Ogorodnikov

1108-12 Sigel Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. January 2023

Construction Complete at 1108-12 Sigel Street in Wharton, South Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that construction is complete at a four-story, six-unit residential building at 1108-12 Sigel Street in Wharton, South Philadelphia, since we last stopped by in January. The structure replaces a single-story, warehouse-style commercial building on the south end of the block located between South 11th and South Sartain streets. The development will include parking for four cars and 11 bicycles, as well as a roof deck. Permits list Diantonio & Bongiovanni B. as the owners, Timothy Kerner as the design professional, and Diantonio & Bongiovanni LLC as the contractor, indicating that the structure will be constructed by the owner. Construction costs are specified at $600,000.

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310-30 West Girard Avenue. Credit: T + Associates Architects

Construction Still Pending at 310 West Girard Avenue in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has observed that construction has still not started at the dormant seven-story, mixed-use proposal at 310 West Girard Avenue (with a full address of 310-30 West Girard Avenue) in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia, as we expected since no construction permits have yet been filed. The 30,102-square-foot lot, has sat vacant for around three years as of now. Designed by T + Associates Architects, the development will feature 189 residential units, 10,330 square feet of commercial space, an underground garage with 65 spaces, and parking for 68 bicycles.

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1709 Snyder Avenue. Zoning submission. Credit: KCA Design Associates via the City of Philadelphia

Permits Issued for 1709 Snyder Avenue in West Passyunk, South Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, two-unit mixed-use rowhouse at 1709 Snyder Avenue in West Passyunk, South Philadelphia. The new building will replace an existing three-story rowhouse on the north side of the block between South 17th and South Colorado streets. Designed by KCA Design Associates, the new structure will span 3,380 square feet, of which around just under 1,000 square feet will be allocated for commercial space. The project will feature a basement and a roof deck. Permits list LNHA New Homes as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $350,000.

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314 South 46th Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. January 2023

Construction Complete at Shepherd Lofts at 314 South 46th Street in Cedar Park, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has confirmed that construction work has been completed at Shepherd Lofts, a four-story, 25-unt residential renovation project at 314 South 46th Street in Garden CourtWest Philadelphia. Designed by Interface Studio Architects (ака ISA), the project transforms the prewar building of the Good Shepherd Community Church, situated on the west side of the block between Spruce and Pine streets, into residential space, and adds a new four-story structure in its former courtyard. The development spans 17,768 square feet, of which 7,743 square feet are identified as a new addition. Permits list the Ferraro Construction Group as the contractor and indicate a construction cost of $2 million.

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia New Inpatient Tower. Credit: Ballinger / ZGF / AEI via the Civic Design Review

Site Prep Progresses at CHOP New Patient Tower in University City, West Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has not4eed sustained construction prep work at the future site of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia‘s 434-foot-tall, 26-story New Patient Tower (aka Inpatient Tower) at 3501 Civic Center Boulevard (alternately 515 Osler Circle) in the Medical District in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by Ballinger, with ZGF Architects as the consultant and interiors/clinical architects, the 1.4 million-square-foot facility will provide around 480 patient beds and a variety of medical services. The $1.9 billion project makes up a significant portion of CHOP’s $3.4 billion ongoing development plan.

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