Although demolition and construction permits have been filed for a ten-story, 244-unit residential building at 1130 North Delaware Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington, no demo nor construction work has been observed at the site during Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit. Designed by Varenhorst Architects and developed by Streamline, the structure will rise on the north side of the avenue, across from Rivers Casino and Penn Treaty Park on the Delaware River waterfront. The structure will rise 124 feet tall to the top of the main roof, and around 135 or so feet tall to the top of the mechanical screens at the bulkhead. The 241,490-square-foot development will offer outdoor landscaping, a roof deck with sweeping views of the skyline and the river, and parking for 49 cars and 102 bicycles. According to the architect website, construction is expected to cost $55 million.
Delaware River waterfront
Permits have been issued for the construction of a six-story mixed-use building at 1212-16 North Delaware Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington. The building will feature commercial space at the ground floor and 48 apartments above. In total, the new building will hold 41,538 square feet of space. The project will include a roof deck and 12 off-site parking spaces for building residents, one of which will be reserved for car sharing, as well as 16 bicycle spaces. Permits list Janice Woodcock as the design professional and GMT Associates, Inc. as the contractor. Construction costs are estimated at $6.5 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a seven-story, 195-unit mixed-use building at 933 North Penn Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia, on the Delaware River waterfront. Designed by HDO Architecture, the structure will hold 182,269 square feet of interior space, most of which will be allocated to rental apartments. A garage will provide parking for residents. Roof decks will be accessible through pilot houses. A green roof will also be included at the top of the structure.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a massive high-rise tower located at 300 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard in Northern Liberties on the Delaware River waterfront. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by The Durst Organization, the tower will rise 316 feet and 24 stories tall, and will hold 345,301 square feet of interior space. The ground floor will feature commercial space, while the upper portion of the structure will house 360 apartments. A garage situated within the building will offer parking to building residents. The development will also include the construction of a new park next door. The project is expected to cost $131.8 million to build.
The 21st place on Philadelphia YIMBY’s December 2021 Development Countdown goes to the 315-foot-tall, 24-story tower proposed at 300 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard in Northern Liberties. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by The Durst Organization, the 316-foot-tall tower will feature 10,094 square feet of ground-level retail as well as a new public park as part of the development. The site is located on the Delaware River waterfront a block to the north of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, on the border between Northern Liberties to the north and Old City to the south.