Articles by Vitali Ogorodnikov

Rendering of 1101 Walnut Street. Credit: JKRP Architects

Construction Still Not Started at 1101 Walnut Street in Midtown Village, Center City

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has noted that construction has still not started at an 18-story, 198-unit high-rise proposed at 1101 Walnut Street in Midtown VillageCenter City. Designed by JKRP Architects, the tower will span 138,150 square feet, with 4,420 square feet of retail space on the ground level and 6,281 square feet of office and amenities at the fourth floor. The project will also feature 34 off-site parking spaces and storage for 68 bicycles.

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620 Moore Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. November 2023

Construction Complete at 620 Moore Street in Wharton, South Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has noted that construction is complete at a block-long, 58-unit residential development at 620 Moore Street in Wharton, South Philadelphia. Designed by CANNOdesign, the primarily residential project will consist of three adjoining buildings, each rising four stories. The site spans from Moore Street to the north to South 6th Street to the east and South 7th Street to the west, with a 52-unit apartment building, articulated as separate independent structures, taking up the majority of the lot. At the street corners, two mixed-use buildings will each hold a commercial space at the ground floor and three residences on the floors above.

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1825 West Diamond Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. November 2023

Construction Remains Stalled at Near-Completion at 1825 West Diamond Street Near Temple University in North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has observed that construction remains stalled at near-completion at a three-story, five-unit multi-family structure at 1825 West Diamond Street in the Temple University area in North Philadelphia. The new building will replace a vacant lot. Designed by KCA Design Associates, the building will hold 7,240 square feet of space and cost an estimated $1 million to build. 1825 Diamond Street LLC is the listed owner.

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141 North 4th Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. November 2023

Renovation Work Continues at 141-43 North 4th Street in Old City

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that renovation and vertical extension work progresses at a project at 141-43 North 4th Street in Old City. Designed by Designblendz, the project spans a through-block site that stretches from North 4th to North Orianna streets. The project involves renovation of a historic four-story, 18,160-square-foot building on 4th Street and construction of a six-story, 19,406-square-foot extension at Orianna Street. The development will span 37,566 square feet and offer 36 residential units, 13 off-site accessory parking spaces, and accommodation for ten bicycles. Permits list Pioneer Construction and Development Corporation as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $2.86 million.

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3910 Powelton Avenue. Photo by Jamie Meller. November 2023

Construction Complete at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Garage in University City, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has noted that construction work is complete at a nine-story parking garage for the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center at 3800 Powelton Avenue in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed and engineered by Pennoni and THA Consulting, the massive structure will span 481,702 square feet and offer parking for 1,483 cars and 129 bicycles, as well as ground-level commercial space. Permits list HSC Builders & Construction as the contractor and a construction cost of $46.4 million.

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