Kensington

Permits Issued for a 20-Unit Building at 1801-05 North 2nd Street in Olde Kensington

Permits were issued for the construction of a large mixed use building at 1801-05 North 2nd Street in Olde Kensington. The building will stand five stories tall and will feature 20 residential units as well as two commercial spaces at the ground floor. Parking will be situated in the basement. The structure will hold 25,106 square feet of space and will cost an estimated $2,510,000 to build.

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2529 North 2nd Street. Looking east. Credit: Google

Permits Issued for a Three-Unit Building at 2529 North 2nd Street in West Kensington

A permit has been issued for the construction of a four-story, three-unit building at 2529 North 2nd Street in West Kensington. The project site is located on the east side of the block between West Cumberland and West Huntingdon streets. The fully sprinkled structure will span a footprint of 875 square feet and will contain a total of 3,758 square feet of interior space, which translates to a generous average of 1,253 square feet per apartment. The roof deck will offer sweeping skyline views, given the building’s future prominence above its low-rise surroundings. Filings list Martinez Emilio Flores as the owner, Alex Rong of AR Engineers and Christopher Carickhoff as the design professionals, and V2 Properties Construction Management LLC as the contractor. Construction is expected to cost $525,000.

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Permits Issued for a Six-Unit Structure at 2240 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington

Permits have been issued for the construction of a mixed-use structure at 2240 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington. The building will stand four stories tall, with a retail space situated in the ground floor. The upper floors will hold six residential units. Storage space for residents and for the commercial tenant will be located in the basement and at the first floor. Totem Real Estate LLC is the listed owner. Construction costs for the project are estimated at $450,000.

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2525 North Hancock Street. Looking northeast. Credit: Google

Permits Issued for Two Single-Family Structures at 2523 and 2525 North Hancock Street in West Kensington

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.

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