Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit revealed that construction is wrapping up at a three-story single-family rowhouse at 1537 South Bambrey Street in Grays Ferry, South Philadelphia. The structure rises on the east side of the block between Dickinson and Tasker streets, spanning a footprint of 518 square feet. The structure’s prominence above its predominantly two-story neighbors means that its roof deck offers relatively open views of the skylines of Center City and University City. Permits list Standard Development LLC as the owner, Maher Abdelaal as the design professional, and Clifford Lasky of BFR Construction LLC as the contractor. The total construction cost is listed at $241,000, with $212 for general construction, $12,000 for plumbing work, $9,000 for mechanical work, and $8,000 for electrical work.
Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed that construction is well underway on a block-long, 58-unit complex at 620 Moore Street in Wharton, South Philadelphia. Designed by CANNOdesign, the primarily residential development will consist of three adjoining buildings, each rising four stories and spanning a site flanked by Moore Street to the north, South 6th Street to the east, and South 7th Street to the west. A 52-unit apartment building, articulated as separate independent structures, will span the majority of the site. At the street corners, two mixed-use buildings will each hold a commercial space at the ground floor and three residences on the floors above.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-unit multi-family building at 1701 South 24th Street in Point Breeze, South Philadelphia. Upon completion, the building will rise three stories tall, with an access structure connecting to a roof deck at the pinnacle. In total, the building will hold 3,200 square feet of space, with construction costs estimated at $350,000. Maher Abdelaal is listed as the project’s design professional, with Clifford Lasky specified as the contractor.