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Rendering of 1723 Francis Street. Credit: Gnome Architects.

Construction Underway at The Vine, a 24-Unit Condo Development at 1723 Francis Street in Francisville, North Philadelphia

Construction has made significant headway at The Vine, a 24-unit condominium project underway at 1723 Francis Street in Francisville (alternately Fairmount), North Philadelphia. Designed by Gnome Architects, developed by the Stamm Development Group, and constructed by PB+DC (Point Builders and Design Concepts), the project consists of a renovation of the front portion of an existing three-story prewar structure, demolition of its expansive rear section, and ground-up construction of a four-story annex. The complex will hold 20,971 square feet of floor space and feature 18 parking spaces in a ground-level garage. A shared roof deck will offer green plantings, gathering and lounge space, and splendid views of the skylines of Center City, University City, and Temple University. Construction costs are listed at $1.26 million.

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1754 Wylie Street. Credit: Stamm Development

Completion Nears at The Wylie, a Five-Unit Condo at 1754 Wylie Street in Francisville, North Philadelphia

Construction nears completion at The Wylie, a four-story, five-unit luxury condominium underway at 1754 Wylie Street in Francisville, North Philadelphia. Designed by M Architects and developed by the Stamm Development Group, with PB+DC (Point Builders and Design Concepts) as the builder, the development stands at the southern corner of Wylie and Perkiomen streets, holds 5,600 square feet of interior space, and features a roof deck with sweeping skyline views. YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed that the exterior is largely complete and finishing touches are being put at the ground level and at the sidewalk.

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The HQ at 710 North 16th Street. Credit: Stamm Development Group

Construction Nearly Finished at The HQ at 710 North 16th Street in Fairmount, North Philadelphia

Construction is just about complete at The HQ, a four-story, 30-unit residential development that stands at 710 North 16th Street in Fairmount, North Philadelphia, near the border with Francisville. Developed by the Stamm Development Group, the project packs 35,000 square feet of interior space and features units ranging from studios to two bedrooms. The amenity package includes a fitness center and a roof deck.

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1728 Folsom Street. Photo by Jamie Meller

Four-Story Duplex Stands Completed at 1728 Folsom Street in Fairmount, North Philadelphia

In August 2020, less than two weeks after the launch of Philly YIMBY, we reported on permits filed for the construction of a residential building at 1728 Folsom Street in Fairmount, North Philadelphia. By now, more than a year later, the four-story duplex stands completed, as confirmed by our recent site visit, with both of its units sold. The building, neatly slotted among a phalanx of recently-built residences, marks the final chapter in the dramatic revival of the block between North 17th and North 18th streets, which had sat nearly vacant as recently as a decade ago.

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1701 Fairmount Avenue. Looking northwest. Credit: Google Maps

Demolition Permits Issued for Commercial Building at 1701 Fairmount Avenue in Fairmount, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the demolition of a single-story, 7,400-square-foot commercial building at 1701 Fairmount Avenue in Fairmount, North Philadelphia. The building is situated at the northwest corner of the intersection with North 17th Street and is currently home to a beverage distributor. Permits list Daj 1701 Partne [sic] as the owner and RLC Contractors Inc. as the contractor. Demolition costs are listed at $12,000.

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