Permits have been issued for the construction of a five-story mixed-use structure at 101 West Oxford Street in Fishtown, Kensington, near the border of Olde Kensington, North Philadelphia. The structure will hold 35 residential units, each being an apartment. Resident storage will be located in the basement of the structure, with the ground floor used for a commercial space and parking. A roof deck will be located atop the building, as well as a green roof that allows the building a density bonus. The building will occupy a 12,363 square foot land parcel and hold 51,785 square feet of space. Chatham Bay Construction Services is the listed contractor. Construction costs are estimated at $6 million.
Permits have been filed for the construction of a single-family residential building at 2138 East Albert Street in East Kensington. The property is located on the block between Trenton Avenue and Martha Street. The attached structure will span a footprint of 490 square feet and will include a roof deck and roof deck access structure. John Laychock is the listed owner.
A zoning permit has been filed for the construction of a single-family residential structure at 2846 Belgrade Street in Port Richmond, Kensington. The site is located on the north side of the block between East Somerset Street and East Auburn Street. The attached structure’s footprint will span 1,000 square feet. Agim Belulaj and Majlinda Belulaj are the listed owners.
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 building stands at the eastern corner of the intersection of Frankford Avenue and East Dauphin Street. 2301 Frankford Avenue LLC is the listed owner.
Construction recently wrapped up on Studio House Philly, a mixed-use development at 1613 Germantown Avenue in Olde Kensington. The four-story building spans house numbers 1611 to 1627 and offers 35,870 square feet of floor space. According to the website, the complex is targeted toward young professionals, offering 40 rental studios and seven two-level live/work units with 500-square-foot retail spaces facing Germantown avenue, as well as parking for three vehicles and 40 bicycles.