A six-story, 179-unit residential building is planned at 1705 North American Street in Norris Square, North Philadelphia. Designed by Atrium Design Group, the building stand 77 feet tall and will replace a vacant grassy lot and a commercial building occupied by Drexel Foods. The building will take up an entire block, standing out from the predominantly rowhouse neighborhood. The building will stand in a desolate area, and will likely generate greater developer interest in the area. The modern design features stone cladding, a rarity for the area. The 189,000-square-foot building will also feature commercial and retail space.
Permits have been filed for the construction of a three-story, two-family structure at 409 West Hewson Street in Norris Square, North Philadelphia. The property is situated on the west side of the block that is located at the northwest corner of North Hewson Street and North Leithgow Street. The building will have a footprint that spans 697 square feet. 409 W Hewson Street LLC is the listed owner.
Permits have been filed for the demolition of a single-story commercial building at 2226-34 North Front Street in Norris Square, North Philadelphia, on the border with Kensington. The property is situated on the west side of the block that is located between and West Susquehanna Avenue West Dauphin Street. Front Street Row LLC is the listed owner.
Permits have been filed for the construction of a six-story, 27-unit mixed-use structure at 1813 Howard Street in Norris Square, North Philadelphia. An industrial space will be located in the basement of the building, with parking and building amenity space taking up the ground floor. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture, the building rise from a 3,835-square-foot footprint and feature 28,358 square feet of floor space. Tester Construction is the specified contractor. Construction cost is listed at $5,365,030.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, 31-unit mixed-use structure at 2155-61 North 2nd Street in Norris Square, North Philadelphia. Designed by Harman Deutsch Architecture, the structure will include a ground floor commercial space spanning 2,300 square feet.