A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has noted that construction is well underway at a seven-story, 61-unit mixed-use development at 36-42 South 2nd Street (also known as 36-38 South 2nd Street) in Old City. The project replaces a parking lot on the west side of the block between Market and Chestnut streets. Designed by CANNOdesign, the building will span 51,623 square feet and will feature ground-level retail, a cellar, and a shared roof deck. Permits list the Tester Construction Group as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $10.5 million.
36-38 South 2nd Street
Construction is beginning to make progress at 36-38 South 2nd Street, site of a future mixed-use development in the Old City section of Center City. Designed by CANNOdesign, the building will stand seven stories tall, an appropriate height for Old City. Commercial space will sit on the ground floor and 61 residential units will be located above. The building will hold 51,623 square feet of space and include a roof deck. Tester Construction is the contractor behind the project. Construction costs are estimated at $10.5 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a seven-story mixed-use development at 36-39 South 2nd Street in the Old City section of Center City. Designed by CANNOdesign, the structure will hold 51,623 square feet of interior space and will offer 61 residential units as well as commercial space on the ground floor. A roof deck will be situated at the top. Tester Construction is the general contractor. Construction costs are estimated at $10.5 million.