Articles by Vitali Ogorodnikov

2401 Frankford Avenue. Photo by Jamie Meller. July 2023

Construction Complete at 2401 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has confirmed that construction is complete at a four-story, 15-unit residential development at 2401 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown. Designed by Ambit Architecture and developed by Philly Capital Group, the 14,560-square-foot building stands at the east side of the traffic circle at the intersection of Frankford Avenue, Trenton Avenue, and East York Street, which gains its distinctive “flatiron” shape from its acutely angled site. The development will feature ground-floor commercial space (primarily along Frankford Avenue), a basement, full sprinkling, balconies, and a green roof covering at least 60 percent of the rooftop. Permits list GRIT Construction as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $2.05 million.

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Rendering of 1031 Germantown Avenue. Credit: JKRP Architects.

Construction Underway at 1031 Germantown Avenue in Northern Liberties, Lower North Philadelphia

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that construction work is well underway at a 20-unit townhouse development at 1031 Germantown Avenue in Northern LibertiesLower North Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects, the development will span a wedge-shaped parcel bordered by Germantown Avenue to the southwest and West Allen Street to the north, and will comprise the first phase of a project that will include 15 more townhouses in the future.

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Excavation Underway at 1700 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has confirmed that demolition work has been completed and excavation is underway at the site of a three-story, nine-unit mixed-use development proposed at 1700 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown. The development will stand on the northwest corner of Frankford Avenue and East Columbia Avenue. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the structure will span 13,924 square feet and will include ground-floor commercial space and a basement. Permits list GRIT Construction as the contractor and indicate a construction cost of $2.175 million.

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2112 North Front Street. Credit: Design Blendz.

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

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has confirmed 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.

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