Fishtown

2000 North Front Street. Looking northwest. September 2021. Credit: Google Maps

Permits Issued for 21-Unit Building at 2000 North Front Street in Fishtown, Kensington

Permits have been issued for the construction of a five-story, 21-unit mixed-use building at 2000 North Front Street in Fishtown, Kensington. The structure will rise at the northwest corner of Front and Norris streets, replacing a dilapidated and boarded-up three-story prewar building. The development will offer 22,992 square feet of interior space, which will include a commercial component. Features include full sprinkling and a roof deck, which will likely offer sweeping skyline views due to the structure’s relative prominence. Permits list Dr. Jerry Ginsberg as the owner, KCA Design Associates as the architect, and Tota Builders, Inc. [sic] as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $710,000.

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Rendering of 1408-18 East Oxford Street. Credit: Ambit Architecture.

Steel Assembly Underway at 1408-18 East Oxford Street in Fishtown, Kensington

Steel framing is underway at 1408-18 East Oxford Street, a four-story multi-family building rising in Fishtown, Kensington. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the buildings will hold 42,211 square feet of space and 42 residential units. There will also be 32 parking spaces included within the structure to serve building residents. Construction cost is estimated at $5.25 million.

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Rendering of Oxford Row. Credit: Ambit Architecture.

Foundation Work Progresses at Oxford Row in Fishtown, Kensington

Foundation work is making steady progress at Oxford Row, a townhouse development rising at 1408-18 East Oxford Street in Fishtown, Kensington. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the development will add seven new homes to the neighborhood, each rising four stories tall. A small drive aisle will cut the row into two parts, allowing for access to a small parking lot that will provide spaces for residents.

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Rendering of 1601 Frankford Avenue.

Excavation Advances at The Skylar at 1601 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington

Excavation work is making steady progress at The Skylar, a mixed-use development underway at 1601 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington. Designed by Ambit Architecture and developed by Stamm Development Group, the new building will stand three stories tall, span 5,910 square feet, and feature ground-floor commercial space, four residential unit, a cellar, and a roof deck. In total, the building is expected to cost an estimated $1.15 million.

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Rendering of 1212-16 North Delaware Avenue.

Permits Issued for 48-Unit Building at 1212-16 North Delaware Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington

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.

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