Permits have been issued for a large-scale change of use and renovation of a four-story industrial building at 3701 Sepviva Street in Port Richmond, Kensington. The structure will house 90 residential units as well as ten commercial spaces on the ground floor. Five surface parking spaces will be included in the project, with one set to be van accessible, as well as 30 bicycle spaces. A roof deck will also be added to the top, with multiple new access structures. In total, the building will hold 78,832 square feet of interior space. The conversion will cost an estimated $5 million to undergo.
Renderings have been revealed for a large multi-family development at 2200-58 Somerset Street in Port Richmond, Kensington. Designed by HDO Architecture, the project will rise up to six stories and will include 535 residential units. Building one will hold 187 units, building two will hold 170, building three – 145, as well as 11 triplexes. 179 parking spaces are planned at the lot, with nine set to be accessible, 10 reserved for electric vehicles, and 17 reserved carshare spaces. Additionally, 293 bike stalls are planned, plus 35 set to sit on the sidewalk.
Trolley service is planned to return to the Richmond and Westmoreland Street loop in Port Richmond, Kensington, after a long hiatus due to construction. The loop is the terminus of the route 15 line, which runs primarily along Girard Avenue from Kensington through North Philadelphia and on to West Philadelphia.
A zoning permit has been issued for the construction of a single-family structure at 2245 East William Street in Port Richmond, Kensington. The building will rise on the northeast side of a rapidly developing block between Trenton Avenue and Tulip Street, next to a set of seven proposed single-family structures, which we covered in yesterday’s post. The building will have a footprint of 497 square feet and will include a roof deck. Carlos Gonzalez is the listed owner.
Zoning permits have been issued for the construction of seven single-family structures at 2231-2243 East William Street in Port Richmond, Kensington. The buildings will replace a large vacant site on the northeast side of a block between Trenton Avenue and Tulip Street. Each structure will span a footprint of 700 square feet and a roof deck accessed via a pilot house. William Street Development LL [sic] is the listed owner for all properties.