Construction has made significant headway at the Broad Street Flats at 701 South Broad Street in Hawthorne, South Philadelphia since YIMBY’s last visit to the site in April of 2021. Five floors are currently being framed, with two more still on the way. Developed by Hightop Development, the structure will house 54 residential units and with retail space on the ground floor.
Major construction progress has been made at the single-family home at 1355-1357 Kater Street in Hawthorne, South Philadelphia. The building is nearing completion after two attached rowhouses were leveled in March 2021 to make room for the new structure. The current four-story building holds 4,700 square feet, a two-car garage, and a roof deck. Kevin Orndorf is listed as the design professional. Construction costs are stated at $500,000.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, single-family residential building at 1528 South 31st Street in Grays Ferry, South Philadelphia. The structure will replace a vacant lot on the west side of the street between Tasker and south of Dickinson streets. Permits state that the structure will span a 767-square-foot footprint. Christopher Sipes is listed as the design professional and RS 23 LLC as the contractor. The construction cost is specified at $200,500.
Construction is gaining momentum at 1602 South 13th Street in East Passyunk, South Philadelphia. The development consists of for full alterations to a single-family rowhosue built in 1915 on an iconic stretch of South 13th Street. The property originally boasted five bedrooms and one bathroom while rising three stories with a total construction area of 2,870 square feet. Full masonry work is taking place along with major alterations to the facade of the building. Concrete and brick work is being done by DeSimone Contracting.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, three-unit residential building at 615 South Third Street in Queen Village, South Philadelphia. The project consists of major renovations to an existing building, which includes a vacant commercial space located on the ground floor. The renovated area will measure 2,905 square feet while the new addition will measure 600 square feet. A roof deck will also be built. Permits list Jianchao Li as the design professional and Christopher Lord as the contractor. Total construction cost is set at $400,000.