245 North 12th Street

245 North 12th Street. Credit: R+M Development Partners

Construction Tops Out at 245 North 12th Street in Chinatown, Center City

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction has apparently topped out at the four-story, six-unit building at 245 North 12th Street in Chinatown, Center City. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture and developed by R+M Development Partners, with the Tester Construction Group as the contractor, the project rises from a 1,776-square-foot footprint and holds 7,661 square feet. The roof deck promises to offer dramatic views of the skyline, given the structure’s relative prominence. Features will also include full sprinkling, six off-site parking spaces, and space for seven bicycles. Construction costs are specified at $1 million.

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245 North 12th Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. December 2021

Foundation Complete at 245 North 12th Street in Chinatown, Center City

Foundation work appears complete for the four-story, six-unit building at 245 North 12th Street in Chinatown, Center City. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture and developed by R+M Development Partners, with the Tester Construction Group as the contractor, the development will rise from a 1,776-square-foot footprint and contain 7,661 square feet of interior floor space. The roof deck promises to offer dramatic views of the skyline, given the structure’s future prominence. Other features will include full sprinkling, six off-site parking spaces, and parking for seven bicycles. Construction costs are listed at $1 million.

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View of 225 North 12th Street. Credit: Google.

Permits Issued for Seven-Unit Building at 245 North 12th Street in Chinatown, Center City

Permits have been issued for a seven-unit residential building at 245 North 12th Street in Chinatown, Center City. Upon completion, the development will rise four stories tall. A roof deck will be accessible via a pilot house. Seven bicycle spaces will be available as well as six off-site parking spaces, with one set to be van accessible. The building will hold 7,661 square feet of space. Permits estimate construction costs at $1 million.

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