Northern Liberties

1118 North Front Street. Building elevation. Credit: BLT Architects via the City of Philadelphia

Construction Tops Out at 1118 North Front Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has observed that construction has topped out at a seven-story, 47-unit development at 1118 North Front Street near the junction of Northern Liberties and Fishtown. Designed by BLT Architects, the building will rise on the west side of the block between West Wildey Street and Girard Avenue, just to the south of the Girard Avenue Station on the Market-Frankford Line. The structure will span 44,090 square feet and will feature ground-level commercial space. Permits list US Construction Inc. as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $7.04 million.

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130 West Girard Avenue. Credit: Studio HS4.

Permits Issued for 130 West Girard Avenue in Northern Liberties, Lower North Philadelphia

Partial permits have been issued for the construction of a seven-story, 84-unit mixed-use building at 130 West Girard Avenue in Northern LibertiesLower North Philadelphia. The structure will span a triangular block bound by Girard Avenue to the north, North Howard Street to the east, and O’Neill Street to the southwest, replacing a bank and its associated parking lot. Designed by Studio HS4, the structure will feature 57,000 square feet of residential space, 3,500 square feet of commercial space at the ground floor, and parking for 11 cars and 28 bicycles. Permits list the Ferraro Construction Group as the contractor.

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Rendering of 1031 Germantown Avenue. Credit: JKRP Architects.

Partial Permits Issued for 1031 Germantown Avenue in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story townhouse that is a part of a greater 20-unit townhome development at 1031 Germantown Avenue in Northern LibertiesNorth Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects, the development will span a wedge-shaped parcel bordered by Germantown Avenue to the southwest and West Allen Street to the north, and will comprise the first phase of a project that will include 15 more townhouses in the future.

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Rendering of 412 North 2nd Street. Credit: Morris Adjmi Architects.

Demolition Underway at 412 North 2nd Street in Northern Liberties, Lower North Philadelphia

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that demolition work is underway at 412 North 2nd Street in Northern Liberties, Lower North Philadelphia. The development will rise between 2nd, Callowhill, and Willow streets in the southeast corner of Northern Liberties, near the Delaware River waterfront and a block north of Old City. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by National Real Estate Development, LLC, (aka National Development) and The KRE Group, the tower will span 351,927 square feet and hold 397 residential units, 20,431 square feet of retail, and 105 parking spaces. Construction costs are listed at $93 million.

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