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2144 East Norris Street. Building section. Credit: Fusa Designs via the City of Philadelphia Department of Planning and Development

Permits Issued for 2144 East Norris Street in Fishtown

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit residential building at 2144 East Norris Street in Fishtown. The new development will rise from a vacant lot sited on the southern corner of East Norris Street and Trenton Avenue. Designed by Fusa Designs, the structure will span 3,694 square feet and will feature a basement and a roof deck. Permits list LK Builders as the contractor.

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2149 Cross Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. January 2022

Six Residential Buildings Complete at 2141 through 2153 Cross Street in Point Breeze, South Philadelphia

As Philadelphia’s ongoing renaissance is generating new growth throughout centrally located neighborhoods, the development boom is spreading to adjacent communities that have long been neglected by real estate developers. A prime example of this phenomenon may be found at the 2100 block of Cross Street in the Point Breeze neighborhood in South Philadelphia. In the past few years, the narrow and seemingly nondescript street, with a roadway measuring just around 14 feet wide, has seen a major influx of new development, both in the form of ground-up construction and vertical additions to existing buildings. YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed that, over the course of the past year or so, construction has been completed at a back-to-back series of structures spanning from 2141 through 2153 Cross Street, undertaken by two different sets of developers and contractors. The buildings offer a total of eight residential units as well as retail space.

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