Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, nine-unit apartment building at 608 South American Street in Queen Village, South Philadelphia. The development will replace a joined pair of prewar rowhouses on the west side of the block between South Street and Bainbridge Street. Designed by Gnome Architects, the new building will span 9,173 square feet and will feature a basement and two private roof decks. Permits list Cassidy McGrath as the contractor and indicate a construction cost of $1.2 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, 47-unit apartment building at 5127 Duffield Street in Frankford, Northeast Philadelphia. The development will replace an overgrown vacant lot at the southern corner of Duffield Street and Pratt Street. Designed by Ruggiero Plante Land Design, the structure will rise 38 feet tall (likely to the main roof, with possible overruns for parapets and bulkheads) and will span 36,708 square feet (or 36,205 square feet, according to the site plan), yielding an average of around 775 square feet per unit. The development will feature full sprinkling and outdoor parking for 13 cars and 16 bicycles. Permits list Gateway Court LP as the owner and Buckley Futures LLC as the contractor. The construction cost is specified at $2.15 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, 104,100-square-foot self-storage facility at 4890 Summerdale Avenue in Lawncrest, Northeast Philadelphia. The development will rise on a large site situated just to the north of Roosevelt Boulevard and just to the east of the Northeast Tower Center shopping mall. The building will be fully sprinkled. Permits list Truman Gee as the design professional, Swinerton Builders as the contractor, and a construction cost of $6 million.
Permits have been issued for a four-story, 86-unit residential building at 448-56 Rhawn Street (alternately 448-456 Rhawn Street or 448-52 Rhawn Street) in Fox Chase, Northeast Philadelphia. Designed by KCA Design Associates, the development will hold 92,432 square feet of interior space, of which 2,500 square feet will be ground-level retail, and will include a ground-level garage with space for 34 cars and 30 bicycles. The building will rise on the southwest corner of Rhawn Street and Rockwell Avenue, across from the Fox Chase Station of the SEPTA Regional Rail. Permits list Fortify Construction Management LLC as the contractor. The projected cost of construction work is $8 million.
Last month, YIMBY shared the news of a four-story, 86-unit residential building being proposed at 448-56 Rhawn Street (aka 448-456 Rhawn Street) in Fox Chase, Northeast Philadelphia. Today we take a closer look at the development, which will rise across from the Fox Chase Station of the SEPTA Regional Rail. Designed by KCA Design Associates, the structure will contain 77,776 square feet of interior space and will offer 2,500 square feet of ground-level retail, as well as a garage with space for 48 cars and 30 bicycles.