143 West Girard Avenue

1130 North Delaware Avenue. Credit: Varenhorst Architects

Fishtown Takes the 20th Place on Philly YIMBY’s First Anniversary Countdown

Philadelphia YIMBY’s month-long First Anniversary Countdown, which looks at the most frequently mentioned article categories over the course of the past year, makes it past the one-third-of-the-way mark as it finds the neighborhood of Fishtown at the 20th place, with a total of 40 category tags. It is hardly surprising to see this well-known, long-running development hotspot among last year’s top 20 most frequently mentioned categories. If anything, it is impressive that the increasingly built-out neighborhood is still churning out new development at such a consistent rate even after more than twenty years of steady growth.

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135 West Girard Avenue and 143 West Girard Avenue via Zillow

Permits Issued for Two Structures at 135 and 143 West Girard Avenue in Olde Kensington

Permits have been issued for the construction of two mixed-use structures at 135 West Girard Avenue and 143 West Girard Avenue in Olde Kensington. Both buildings will stand seven floors tall and will feature complementary designs. Each structure will include a roof deck, commercial space at the ground floor, and a parking garage in the basement. 143 West Girard Avenue will span 25,079 square feet, hold a total of 20 residential units, and cost $3,795,236 to build. 135 West Girard Avenue will contain 37,028 square feet of space, cost an estimated $5,473,541 to build, and feature 40 residential units.

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