Gnome Architects

1100 Pine Street. Building elevation. Credit: Gnome Architects via the City of Philadelphia

Permits Issued for 1100 Pine Street in Washington Square West, Center City

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, five-unit condominium at 1100 Pine Street in Washington Square West, Center City. The development will replace a two-story mixed-use rowhouse on the southwest corner of the intersection of Pine and South 11th streets. Designed by Gnome Architects, the building will span 8,497 square feet and will feature ground floor commercial space, a cellar, and roof decks. Permits list Kiptom Ketchum as the contractor and a construction cost of $1.2 million.

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1139-41 North 3rd Street. Credit: Gnome Architects.

Permits Issued for 1139-41 North 3rd Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a five-story, ten-unit mixed-use building at 1139-41 North 3rd Street in Northern LibertiesNorth Philadelphia. Designed by Gnome Architects and developed by Zatos Investments, the new building span 15,324 square feet and feature roof decks accessible via pilot houses. The ground and basement levels of the building will house a commercial/industrial space. Some apartments will have access to partially covered parking space at the building’s rear. Permits list construction costs at $1.6 million.

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233 Christian Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. April 2022

Construction Complete at 233 Christian Street in Queen Village, South Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed the completion of construction at a four-story, four-unit condominium at 233 Christian Street in Queen Village, South Philadelphia. The development rises on the north side between South American Street and South 2nd Street, replacing an undistinguished three-story rowhouse. Designed by Gnome Architects and developed by Zatos Investment, the building spans 7,014 square feet and features a basement, full sprinkling and private roof decks. Permits list GRIT Construction as the contractor and a construction cost of $350,000.

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Former rendering of 1350 North Front Street. Credit: Bright Common.

Construction Anticipated at 1350 North Front Street in Fishtown

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has revealed that construction has not yet started on a five-story, 14-unit mixed-use development at 1350 North Front Street in FishtownKensington. The project will span 19,830 square feet and feature ground level retail and a roof deck, which, given the structure’s future prominence, promises to offer dramatic views of the Northern Liberties and Center City skylines. The latest permits, which were issued in June of last year, indicate Gnome Architects as the designer, although the previous design (featured as the cover image of the article) was crafted by Bright Common. Permits list GRIT Construction as the contractor and a construction cost of $2.3 million.

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2509 Grays Ferry Avenue

Construction Complete at 2509 Grays Ferry Avenue in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

A three-story, four-unit condominium has been completed at 2509 Grays Ferry Avenue in Graduate HospitalSouth Philadelphia. Designed by Gnome Architects, the structure stands at an angled lot at the junction of Grays Ferry Avenue and South 25th Street, facing the intersection with Christian Street. The development spans 5,624 square feet, lending an average of around 1,400 square feet per residential unit. Permits list Point Builders Design Concepts as the contractor and a construction cost of $285,000.

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