Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, nine-unit multi-family building at 890-92 North 42nd Street in Belmont, West Philadelphia. The development will replace a two-story residential prewar structure located on the west side of the block between Ogden Street and Westminster Avenue. The structure will feature a roof deck, which, given the future building’s prominent height above the surroundings, will offer dramatic skyline views. Permits list Philadelphia Developments LLC as the owner and contractor and Chris Menna as the design professional.
Permits have been issued for a four-story, three-unit mixed-use building at 261 South 60th Street in Cobbs Creek, West Philadelphia. The development will replace a two-story prewar building situated on the east side of the block between Irving Street and Manning Street. The retail space at the ground floor will contribute to the commercial corridor along the street, and three residential units will be located above. The structure will rise from a 900-square-foot footprint and will contain 4,472 square feet of interior space. Permits list Raphael Realty LLC as the owner, JOs. Serratore & Co. Architect Inc. as the designer, and Meir Badush of Northeast Renovations LLC as the contractor. Construction costs are listed at $630,000.
The massive structural frame of the CHOP Hub for Clinical Collaboration at 3501 Civic Center Boulevard in University City, West Philadelphia, has been topped out. Designed by Perkins+Will, the tower stands 377 feet and 19 stories tall. The building is a part of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s plan to expand its space on the west side of the city at the cost of $4 billion. The building’s facade, which faces its wide profile toward the Schuylkill River, will feature stone cladding shifting along the exterior.
A set of updated permits has been issued for a three-story, three-unit residential building proposed at 5617 Sansom Street in Cobbs Creek, West Philadelphia. Philly YIMBY reported the original permit filing in December 2020. The latest permits offer new details on the project, including a planned building footprint of 1,136 square feet, a total floor area of 2,561 square feet, and a construction cost of $107,175. The structure will be fully sprinkled. Stephen Sanders is the listed owner, with Scott Woodruff specified as the architect and AIMES LLC as the contractor.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit residential building at 3913 Fairmount Avenue in Mantua, West Philadelphia. The structure will replace a vacant site on the north side of the block between North 39th Street and Union Street. The building will rise from a 1,440-square-foot footprint and will feature 3,700 square feet of floor space and full sprinkling. Permits list Kibbutz 4 LLC as the owner, Ray Crossan as the design professional, and Crownstone Real Estate LLC as the contractor. Construction costs are estimated at $205,000.