Articles by Vitali Ogorodnikov

138-40 Tasker Street. Aerial view prior to redevelopment. Looking north. Credit: Google Maps

Permits Filed for 138-40 Tasker Street in Dickinson Narrows, South Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, seven-unit apartment building at 138-40 Tasker Street in Dickinson Narrows, South Philadelphia. The new building will rise on the south side of the block between South Front Street and South 2nd Street, near the corner of Tasker and 2nd. Designed by Fusa Designs, the structure will span 7,393 square feet and will feature a parking garage and two roof decks. Permits list Independence Construction Management as the contractor.

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Rendering of 933 North Penn Street. Credit: HDO Architecture.

Construction Underway at 933 North Penn Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that construction is well underway at a seven-story, 196-unit multi-family building at 933 North Penn Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. Designed by HDO Architecture, the project will rise directly on the Delaware River waterfront and will include a pedestrian promenade at the ground level. The structure will span 187,636 square feet of gross floor area and will offer parking for 57 cars and 66 bicycles.

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324 West Girard Avenue. Photo by Jamie Meller. August 2023

Construction Underway at 23 West Girard Avenue in Fishtown

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has observed significant construction progress at a six-story mixed-use development with ground-level retail and 107 residential units at 23 West Girard Avenue in Olde Kensington. Designed by JKRP Architects and developed by Girard Real Estate LLC, the project will span 104,160 square feet and will feature parking for 28 cars and 47 bicycles, full sprinkling, and a roof deck, which, given the building’s future prominence over the surroundings, will likely offer panoramic views of the Center City skyline. Permits list Benchmark Construction Group Inc. as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $21.5 million.

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2144 East Norris Street. Building section. Credit: Fusa Designs via the City of Philadelphia Department of Planning and Development

Permits Issued for 2144 East Norris Street in Fishtown

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit residential building at 2144 East Norris Street in Fishtown. The new development will rise from a vacant lot sited on the southern corner of East Norris Street and Trenton Avenue. Designed by Fusa Designs, the structure will span 3,694 square feet and will feature a basement and a roof deck. Permits list LK Builders as the contractor.

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342 West Girard Avenue. Photo by Jamie Meller. March 2024

Construction Complete at 342 West Girard Avenue in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

A recent site visit Philly YIMBY has confirmed that construction work is finished at a six-story, 50-unit mixed-use building at 342 West Girard Avenue (also known as 342-54 West Girard Avenue) in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture and developed by Hightop Real Estate and Development, the project spans 43,010 square feet (which will include 2,252 square feet of retail) and will feature a basement and a parking garage. Permits list Ferraro Construction Group LLC as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $4 million.

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