A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY revealed that construction nears completion at a four-story mixed-use building at 2243 North Broad Street, a block to the north of the Temple University campus in North Philadelphia. Designed by Stuart G. Rosenberg Architects (SgRA), the structure spans 10,297 square feet and holds commercial space on the ground floor and seven residential units that range from studios to two-bedrooms. Features include full sprinkling, space for 15 bicycles, in-unit washer/dryers, and balconies in many of the units. Permits list Ascent Design and Builder LLC as the designer and a construction cost of $700,000.
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Construction has been complete at a three-story, three-unit residential building at 1725 North 21st Street, near Temple University, in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia. Designed by Casalina Design Group, Inc., the structure replaces a vacant lot on the east side of the block between Cecil B. Moore Avenue and West Montgomery Avenue. The development spans 3,480 square feet of interior space, lending an average of over 1,100 square feet per apartment, and features a cellar and two roof decks with sweeping skyline views. Permits list 2323 Cabot Street LLC as the owner and City Suburban Home Builders as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $325,000.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, four-unit apartment building at 2333 Germantown Avenue near Temple University in North Philadelphia. The structure will replace a vacant lot on the east side of the block between North 7th Street and North 8th Street. Designed by 24/7 Design Group, the wood-framed building will rise 38 feet to the top of the main roof, 41-and-a-half feet to the parapet, and 46 feet to the top of the pilot house. The property will feature a basement and full sprinkling. Permits list Turtle International Incorporated as the owner, Ken Group LLC as the contractor, and a construction cost of $230,000.
Construction has been completed at a four-story, six-unit apartment building at 1721 North 21st Street in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia, near Temple University. Designed by Designblendz, the structure replaces a vacant lot on the east side of the block between Cecil B. Moore and West Montgomery avenues. The building rises from a 2,480-square-foot footprint and offers 10,803 square feet of interior space, which lends a generous average of around 1,800 square feet per apartment. Permits list Structure Labs as the structural engineer, Hutec Engineering as the MEP engineer, and GRIT Construction as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $1.1 million.
In August 2020, Philly YIMBY reported that a zoning permit has been filed for the construction of a three-story single-family rowhouse at 539 West Berks Street near Temple University in North Philadelphia East. More than a year later, the structure stands complete. The three-bedroom, three-bathroom residence was sold last December for $500,000. The structure replaces a vacant lot on the north side of the block between North 5th and North 6th streets and holds 3,416 square feet of interior space. Features include a basement and a roof deck, which offers largely unobstructed views of the surrounding area. Permits list V2 Properties Entity 6 LL as the owner, Plato Marinakos as the design professional, and V2 Properties Construction Management LLC as the contractor.