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901 Buttonwood Street. Looking northwest, prior to demolition. July 2019. Credit: Google Maps

40-Unit Building Proposed at 901 Buttonwood Street in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia

A seven-story, 40-unit mixed-use development has been proposed at 901 Buttonwood Street in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia. The development will rise at the northwest corner of Buttonwood and North 9th streets and will span 29,461 square feet, which will include a commercial component. Features will include a parking garage and full sprinkling. Permits list Carolina Pena as the design professional, Houn Far LLC as the contractor, and a construction cost of $3.5 million.

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Rendering of 1428-38 Callowhill Street. Credit: J2a Architects.

Permits Issued for 13-Story High-Rise at 1428 Callowhill Street in Spring Garden, Lower North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a 13-story high-rise building at 1428 Callowhill Street in Spring GardenLower North Philadelphia. Designed by j2a Architects, the building will contain 162 apartments. In total, the new building will hold 117,624 square feet of space. An underground garage will hold 31 parking spaces for building residents. Parking for 74 bicycles will also be available. Construction cost is listed at $19 million.

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1106-14 Spring Garden Street. Credit: Varenhorst

Permits Issued for 1106-14 Spring Garden Street in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for a six-story mixed-use building located at 1106-14 Spring Garden Street in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia. Designed by Varenhorst, the development will hold commercial space on the ground floor, with 79 residential units above. In total, the new building will yield 87,381 square feet of space. An underground parking garage will hold 27 spaces reserved for building residents, including two accessible spaces, one van space, and one electric vehicle space. The building will also include 28 bicycle spaces and a green roof will be located at the top of the building. Construction costs are listed at $22 million.

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Mural West rendering via Atkin Olshin Schade Architects

The 13th Place on Philly YIMBY’s December Countdown Goes to Mural West in Poplar, Lower North Philadelphia

The 13th place on Philly YIMBY’s December 2021 Development Countdown goes to Mural West, a 363-foot-tall mixed-use high-rise planned at 523 North Broad Street in Poplar, Lower North Philadelphia. Designed by Atkin Olshin Schade Architects and developed by Precision Realty Group, the project will provide office, retail, and commercial/medical space, as well as more than 200 residential units. The project will also include public plaza next to the eponymous mural, as well as amenities such as a roof deck with potential restaurant space. The tower will bring a dramatic skyline change to lower North Broad Street, where many large developments are underway and proposed.

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619 North Broad Street. Credit: Varenhorst

Site Awaits Construction of 18-Story Building at 619 North Broad Street in Poplar, Lower North Philadelphia

The 26th place on Philly YIMBY’s December 2021 Development Countdown goes to the 275-foot-tall, 19-story residential tower proposed at 619 North Broad Street in Poplar, Lower North Philadelphia. Designed by Varenhorst for KFA Investment, the development is proposed on the east side of Broad Street, between Mount Vernon and Wallace streets. No permits have yet been filed, and our recent site visit did not find any signs of ongoing construction activity.

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