A zoning permit has been filed for the demolition of a three-story mixed-use prewar structure at 2301 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington. The structure stands at the eastern corner of the intersection of Franklin Avenue and East Dauphin Street. 2301 Frankford Avenue LLC is the listed owner.
Developers Concordia Group and D3 Development have begun to construct Northbank, a massive, 897-unit development at 2001 Beach Street in Fishtown, Kensington. Designed by ISA Architects, the master-planned community will span a 25-acre parcel on the Delaware River waterfront near the border of Fishtown and Olde Kensington. The project will include ground floor retail space and 539 apartments within two large multi-family buildings, 254 townhouses, and 104 stacked condos coming in the form of duplexes. The development is already underway, with paving of streets and home construction and sales.
Construction is underway at The Views at Penn Treaty at 1143-51 North Delaware Avenue, a residential development in Fishtown, Kensington, consisting of 19 luxury townhouses sited on the Delaware River waterfront. Each of the townhouses rises four stories plus an upper level with two roof decks and a pilot house. The development ranks among the city’s most luxurious real estate offerings. According to the official website, prices begin at roughly $1.9 million. The townhouses will span from 3,966 to 5,500 square feet and will feature three to five bedrooms, private elevators, two-car garages, and private access to adjacent Penn Treaty Park. Gotham Bedrock, LLC and The Cohen Team at Keller Williams Philadelphia are the developers behind the project, with Abitare Design Studio as the architect.
Developer Shovel Ready LLC and architect Abitare Design Studio are planning to transform an overgrown vacant lot at 1121 North Delaware Avenue into Pier Village, a 116-unit, multi-building residential complex. The site is located on the Delaware River waterfront in Fishtown, Kensington, between the Rivers Casino Philadelphia to the south and Penn Treaty Park less than half a block to the north. The development will consist of two mid-rise apartment buildings, one with 53 and another with 35 units, and 28 rowhouses, each rising four stories tall.
A 10-story, 244-unit development is planned at 1130 North Delaware Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington. At the moment, a single-story furniture store with a large parking lot occupies the site, with minor demolition work observed at YIMBY’s recent site visit. Developed by Streamline and designed by Varenhorst Architects, the project will face the Delaware River across the avenue and will include parking for 49 vehicles and 102 bicycles, as well as public space on the west side of the building.