Zoning permits have been issued for the construction of two single-family structures at 2523 and 2525 North Hancock Street in West Kensington. The pair will replace a vacant lot on the east side of the block between West Cumberland Street and West Huntingdon Street. Each of the buildings will occupy a 550-square-foot footprint and will feature a roof deck. Golden Rule LLC is the listed owner for both properties.
Renderings have been revealed for a four-story, nine-townhome development at 2002-13 Abigail Street in Fishtown, Kensington. The homes feature two design variants, where the five at the northwest corner will include parking, while the four homes to the southeast will not. Catalyst City Development, the developer, is also in charge of the residential conversion of the historic Harbisons Dairy across the street, which YIMBY covered last October.
Trolley service is planned to return to the Richmond and Westmoreland Street loop in Port Richmond, Kensington, after a long hiatus due to construction. The loop is the terminus of the route 15 line, which runs primarily along Girard Avenue from Kensington through North Philadelphia and on to West Philadelphia.
A zoning permit has been issued for the construction of a four-story, single-family structure at 1744 Waterloo Street in Fishtown, Kensington. Located on the west side of the block between Cecil B. Moore Avenue and West Montgomery Avenue, the building will span a 500-square-foot footprint and will feature a full basement and a roof deck. Y & A Properties LLC is the listed owner.
Completion approaches at The Retro, a five-story, 21-unit development at 1836-44 East York Street in East Kensington. Developed by the Stamm Development Group, the project will include a commercial space on the ground floor and a roof deck at the top, which will offer sweeping views of the skyline. Grit Construction is the contactor. The building will feature a modern façade with white brick is on the lower floors and gray cladding on the upper levels. Black cladding accents the corners, adding texture to the design. Renderings show trees along the sidewalk, which will cast shade and enhance the street ambiance.