Northern Liberties

711-19 North 7th Street. Photo by Jamie Meller

Demolition Appears Imminent at Site of Three Mixed-Use Buildings Planned at 711-17 North 7th Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

In August, YIMBY reported on permits that were issued for the construction of three mixed-use buildings at 711-19 North 7th Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia, which will hold a combined total of 21 apartments. Each structure is planned to stand four stories tall and feature a mix of residential and commercial space, full sprinkling, and a green roof. Building #1 will span a 1,662-square-foot ground footprint, hold 7,220 square feet of interior space, include five residential units, and cost $866,400 to build. Buildings #2 and #3 will each rise from a 2,407-square-foot ground footprint, hold 10,504 square feet of space, feature eight residential units, and cost $1.26 million to construct. Our recent visit to the site, which took place three months after the initial filing, reveals signs that demolition may begin soon. For each of the filings, permits list T & C Fairmount LLC as the owner, Brett Harman of Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture as the design professional, and Qi Wei Chen as the contractor.

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817-21 North 3rd Street. Credit: Atroim

Construction Anticipated at 817-21 North 3rd Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has noted that construction work has not yet begun at a six-story, 48-unit mixed-use building at 817-21 North 3rd Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. The building will feature a 4,855-square-foot commercial space at the ground floor and a roof deck, which will offer dramatic skyline views with its prominent height. The development will provide basement parking for 36 cars, as well as space for 20 bicycles. Permits specify Atrium LLC as the contractor. Construction costs are listed at $10.5 million.

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1118 North Front Street. Looking northwest. Credit: Google Maps

Permits Issued for 47-Unit Building at 1118 North Front Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a seven-story, 47-unit building at 1118 North Front Street near the confluence 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 take up a footprint of 6,920 square feet and will hold 44,090 square feet of interior space, with just over 900 square feet per average unit. The property will also offer ground-level commercial space, which will positively contribute to the local commercial corridor. The building will be fully sprinkled. Permits list US Construction Inc. as the contractor. Construction costs are stated at $7.04 million.

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1131-39 North Front Street. Looking northeast. Credit: Google Maps

Permits Issued for 47-Unit Building at 1131-39 North Front Street in Northern Liberties

Permits have been issued for the construction of a six-story, 47-unit building at 1131-39 North Front Street, at the junction of Northern Liberties and Fishtown. The building will be situated on the east 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 a ground footprint of 10,200 square feet and will contain 32,223 square feet of interior space, translating into just under 700 square feet per average unit, and will include ground-level commercial space. Building features include full sprinkling and a roof deck, which will offer ample views of the neighborhood’s rapidly growing skyline. Permits list Front Street Two LLC as the owner, Brian Phillips as the design professional, and Callahan & Ward Properties LLC as the contractor. Construction costs are stated at $5.4 million.

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918 North Delaware Avenue. Credit: HDO Architecture

Permits Issued for Retail and Amenity Buildings at Mixed-Use Complex at 918 North Delaware Avenue in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of two retail and amenity buildings as part of the mixed-use complex in progress at 918 North Delaware Avenue in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. Designed by L2Partridge and developed by Core Realty, the complex, alternately known as 918-80 North Delaware Avenue, will hold a total of 418,480 square feet of space and 426 residential units project will include within five seven-story buildings. The newly filed permits cover two minor adjunct buildings that will hold retail and amenity space.

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