Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that construction is nearing completion at a seven-story, 61-unit mixed-use development at 36-42 South 2nd Street (also known as 36-38 South 2nd Street) in Old City. The new structure replaces a parking lot situated on the west side of the block between Market and Chestnut streets. Designed by CANNOdesign, the building will span 51,623 square feet and will feature ground-level retail, a basement, and a shared roof deck. Permits list the Tester Construction Group as the contractor and indicate a construction cost of $10.5 million.
Tester Construction Group
Permits have been issued for the construction of a seven-story, 78-unit mixed-use development at 1000-10 North Delaware Avenue in Fishtown. The new building will replace a parking lot situated on a block bound by North Delaware Avenue to the southeast, Frankford Avenue to the west, East Allen Street to the north, and Sarah Street to the east. Designed by CANNOdesign and developed by the Archive Development, the building will span 69,160 square feet, which will include 4,374 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor. Residential amenities will include elevator service, a roof deck, and parking for 26 bicycles. Permits list the Tester Construction Group as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $12.95 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, 76-unit multi-family building located at 20-30 West Allens Lane in Mount Airy, Northwest Philadelphia. Designed by CANNOdesign, the building will span 76,724 square feet and feature a green roof as well as 26 parking spaces at ground level. Tester Construction is listed as the contractor.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a new mixed-use building at 1359 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown. Designed by NORR, with Tester Construction as the contractor, the new building will stand four stories tall, with a commercial space on the ground floor. There will be 61 apartments throughout the structure, with access to a common roof deck situated at the top. In total, the building will span 48,475 square feet. Construction costs are listed at $7.5 million.
Although permits have been issued more than half a year ago, a recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has revealed that construction has still not started at the six-story, 50-unit apartment building proposed at 502 Wood Street in the Old City section of Center City. Designed by JKRP Architects, the building will span 55,470 square feet and feature two elevators and parking for 13 cars. Permits list Tester Construction Group as the contractor and a construction cost of $5.55 million.