1148 Frankford Avenue

1148-62 Frankford Avenue. Rendering credit: OOMBRA Architects

Construction Underway at 1148 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed that construction is well underway at a five-story, 59-unit mixed-use development proposed at 1148 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington, as our recent site visit shows. Also known under its full address of 1148-62 Frankford Avenue, the project will span 42,100 square feet and will include a renovation and retail conversion of the 19th-century Kensington National Bank as well as construction of a five-story apartment building at the site of the bank’s parking lot. The Wells Fargo Bank branch currently situated in the existing building will be relocated to the new structure. Designed by OOMBRA Architects, the development will include 20 parking spaces for commercial customers, elevator service for residents, 20 bicycle spaces, and a roof deck. Permits list Wells Fargo Bank as the owner and Reed St. Builders LLC, and a construction cost of $9.25 million.

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1148-62 Frankford Avenue. Rendering credit: OOMBRA Architects

Construction Imminent at Mixed-Use Complex at 1148 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit reveals that construction appears imminent at the site of the five-story, 59-unit mixed-use development proposed at 1148 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington, as our recent site visit shows. Also known under its full address of 1148-62 Frankford Avenue, the project will span 42,100 square feet and will include a renovation and retail conversion of the 19th-century Kensington National Bank as well as construction of a five-story apartment building at the site of the bank’s parking lot. The Wells Fargo Bank branch currently situated in the existing building will be relocated to the new structure. Designed by OOMBRA Architects, the development will include 20 parking spaces for commercial customers, elevator service for residents, 20 bicycle spaces, and a roof deck. Permits list Wells Fargo Bank as the owner and Reed St. Builders LLC, and a construction cost of $9.25 million.

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1148-62 Frankford Avenue. Rendering credit: OOMBRA Architects

Permits Issued for 59-Unit Mixed-Use Building at 1148-62 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington

Permits have been issued for the construction of a five-story, 59-unit development at 1148-62 Frankford Avenue (also known under the shortened address of 1148 Frankford Avenue) in Fishtown, Kensington. Designed by OOMBRA Architects, the building will contain 42,100 square feet of interior space (of which 2,497 square feet will be commercial), a roof deck, and 20 parking spaces. Permits list Wells Fargo Bank as the owner (as suggested by the imagery on the renderings) and Reed St. Builders LLC as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $9.25 million.

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1148-62 Frankford Avenue. Rendering credit: OOMBRA Architects

Renderings revealed for 1148 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown

Renderings have been revealed for a 60-unit mixed-use development at 1148 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown. The development will entail the renovation of a historic bank building, as well as a new five-story structure on the remainder of the site. A 2,600-square-foot commercial space will be located on the ground floor, while the upper floors will hold 12 studios, 32 one-bedroom apartments, and 16 two-bedrooms. The complex will feature spaces for 20 cars and 20 bicycles. A roof deck and green roof will be located atop the building, with an additional 450-square-foot deck situated on the second floor.

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