Articles by Vitali Ogorodnikov

940 North 43rd Street. Building elevation. Credit: JT Ran Expediting via the City of Philadelphia Department of Planning and Development

Permits Issued for 940 North 43rd Street in Belmont, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit rowhouse at 940 North 43rd Street in Belmont, West Philadelphia. The new building, which will replace a vacant lot situated on the northwest corner of North 43rd and Otter streets, will span 3,980 square feet and feature a cellar and a roof deck. The project team will consist of JT Ran Expediting as the designer and Olympia Construction as the contractor.

Read More

Rendering of 15000 Roosevelt Boulevard. Credit: NORR

Permits Issued for Rockefeller Group Logistics Center at 15000 Roosevelt Boulevard in Somerton, Northeast Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of the Rockefeller Group Logistics Center, an industrial development proposed at 15000 Roosevelt Boulevard in Somerton, Northeast Philadelphia, which will span a total of 656,904 square feet contained within two buildings surrounded by parking lots and landscaping. The project will span a sizable lot at the northern corner of Roosevelt Boulevard and Southampton Road, where the Philadelphia State Hospital at Byberry once stood. For Building 1, permits list a floor area of 318,696 square feet and a construction cost of $28.6 million. For Building 2, permits list a floor area of 338,208 square feet and a construction cost of $29.9 million. The design team consists of the Rockefeller Group and PCCP, LLC as the developers, NORR as the architect, Pennoni Associates as the civil engineer, and IMC Construction as the general contractor.

Read More

2112 North Front Street. Credit: Design Blendz.

Construction Advances at 2112 North Front Street in Norris Square, North Philadelphia

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has noted that construction work is well underway at a six-story, 31-unit mixed-use development at 2112 North Front Street in Norris Square. Designed by DesignBlendz, the structure will span 27,519 square feet and feature commercial space at the ground floor and a green roof at the top. Permits list GRIT Construction as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $5.5 million.

Read More

2121 East Dakota Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. November 2023

Construction Progresses at 2121 East Dakota Street in Fishtown

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed significant construction progress a three-story single-family dwelling at 2121 East Dakota Street in Fishtown. The new building will rise from a vacant lot sited on the northeast side of the block between Amber Street and Trenton Avenue. The development will span 1,500 square feet and will feature a cellar and a roof deck. Permits list Paul Dietz as the design professional and Fidan Basha as the contractor.

Read More

The Blue Ivy Hotel at 122 South 11th Street. Rendering credit: DAS Architects

Demolition Prep Underway at Site of Blue Ivy Hotel at 122 South 11th Street in Midtown Village, Center City

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has noted that demolition prep work has finally began at the site of the a 14-story, 86-room hotel proposed at 122 South 11th Street in Midtown Village, Center City. The permit calls for a total construction area of 51,181 square feet and specifies Midwest Construction and Painting Inc. as the contractor.

Read More

Fetching more...