Construction has been completed at El Magnet, a mixed-use development situated at 1151 North Front Street in Fishtown, Kensington. Designed by ISA Architects, the building rises six stories tall and features 1,800 square feet of retail space on the ground floor, 43 residential units, and 13 parking spaces.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, 26-unit building at 5840-50 North 13th Street in Fern Rock, North Philadelphia. The structure appears to be a part of Fern Rock Courts, a complex that includes the renovation of two formerly abandoned prewar apartment buildings. The new structure will be attached to the existing building at 5840 North 13th Street. Permits appear to indicate that the total number of units at both the renovated and newly constructed section will be 63, while the renovated building to the south at 5424-38 North 13th Street (not included in the latest permits) will hold 49 residences. Plato Marinakos is listed as the design professional and Philly Dwell LLC is specified as the contractor.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-unit multi-family building at 2238 North 2nd Street in Norris Square, North Philadelphia. The structure will rise four stories tall, with a roof deck located on top of the building that will be accessible via a pilot house. Permits state that the building will hold 3,322 square feet of space and cost an estimated $525,000 to construct.
Permits have been issued for the construction of 15 townhouses at 1100 Diamond Street in the Temple University area of North Philadelphia. The permits issued were for half of the homes as there are 30 residences planned in the full development. Eight units are already under construction. Each home will have three bedrooms and two bathrooms in the project and each is expected to sell for around $250,000 as workforce housing.
Exterior work is wrapping up on a href=”https://phillyyimby.com/category/Brubox”>Brübox, a 33-unit mixed-use development situated at a href=”https://phillyyimby.com/category/3120-Jefferson-Street”>3120 Jefferson Street in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture and developed by Khosla Properties, the building rises five stories tall with a commercial space situated on the ground floor. The residential units consist of studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments. Tester Construction is the contractor.