2051-77 Ridge Avenue

2051-77 Ridge Avenue. Photo by Jamie Meller. April 2022

Construction Underway at 2051-77 Ridge Avenue in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed significant construction progress at a large mixed-use development at 2051-77 Ridge Avenue in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia. The project will consist of a pair of four- and three-story buildings with commercial space on the ground floor and residential units above. Public space along Ridge Avenue and parking lot at the block interior will also be included. Permits list the Philadelphia Housing Authority as the owner and Ernest Bock & Sons, Inc. as the contractor.

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North Central Philadelphia. Credit: Google Maps

North Central Philadelphia Takes the 19th Place on Philly YIMBY’s First Anniversary Countdown

Philadelphia YIMBY’s First Anniversary Countdown, which looks at the most frequently mentioned article categories over the course of the past year, briefly took a backseat to hot-off-the-presses content we shared with our readers. Today, we resume the series by looking at the 19th place in the countdown, which goes to North Philadelphia East, which has garnered 40 category mentions. To be more precise, this entry also includes North Central Philadelphia and North Philadelphia West, which have amassed 36 and 34 mentions, respectively. We are grouping all three in a single publication due to significant overlap between the categories.

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Permits Filed for 2051-77 Ridge Avenue in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the construction of a four-story apartment building at 2051-77 Ridge Avenue in the Cecil B. Moore neighborhood of North Philadelphia. Alternately addressed as 2051-2077 Ridge Avenue, the filing calls for a total of 33,830 square feet of floor space, with ground-floor commercial space and 27 residential units above. Permits list Philadelphia Housing Authority as the owner and Ernest Bock & Sons INC as the contractor for the project.

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