Construction has made significant progress at Northbank, a large development underway at 2001 Beach Street on the Delaware River waterfront in Fishtown, Kensington. The project replaces a massive vacant swathe of land with a mixed-use complex that will act as a mini-neighborhood of its own. In total, the project will contain just under 900 residential units. The development will be anchored by two large mixed-use buildings and will also include 254 townhouses and 104 stacked homes.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a 15-unit mixed-use building at 2401-05 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the building will rise four stories tall. A commercial space will be situated on the ground floor, with residential units situated above, topped with a green roof. Decks will also be included on the third and fourth floors, as well as five bicycle spaces for building residents. In total, the building will hold 14,560 square feet of space and cost an estimated $2.05 million to build. Grit Construction is handling the contractor work.
Construction work is underway on Oxford Row, a townhouse complex located at 1408-18 Oxford Street in Fishtown, Kensington. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the development will consist of seven new single-family residences, each rising four stories tall. A drive aisle will cut across the sidewalk where a small parking lot for residents will be located at the rear of the development.
Construction work is underway on a 42-unit multi-family development at 1408-18 East Oxford Street in Fishtown, Kensington. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the building will rise four stories tall and will include a garage with 34 parking spaces. The buildings which will hold 42,211 square feet of space and cost an estimated $5.25 million to build.
Exterior work is nearing completion at 1868 Frankford Avenue, a five-story, 21-unit mixed-use development rising in Fishtown, Kensington. The new building will feature an approximately 5,500-square-foot retail space on the ground floor, with residential space will be situated above. The project is proceeding as-of-right due to the planned fresh food market on the ground floor, which allows for a height and density bonus.