Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, 166-unit multi-family building at 1201 West Girard Avenue in Yorktown, North Philadelphia. Designed by Landmark Architectural Design LLC, the 118,298-square-foot structure will reintroduce significant residential presence to a site formerly occupied by a suburban-style pharmacy, helping restore the area to its vibrant prewar density level. Permits list OCF Construction LLC as the contractor and a construction cost of $17.2 million.
Permits have been issued for renovations at Yorktown Arms at 1400 North 13th Street in Yorktown, North Philadelphia. The four-story, 56-unit residential building will be receiving major work that includes the replacement of walls, floors, cabinetry and more. The total construction area will span 28,400 square feet. CICADA Architecture/Planning is specified as the design professional and T.N. Ward Company as the contractor. Construction costs are listed at $948,131.
A rendering has been revealed for 1451 North Broad Street, a 230-foot-tall residential building proposed in Yorktown, North Philadelphia, in the Temple University area. Designed by Philadelphia-based Cecil Baker + Partners and developed by 1451 North Broad LLC, the 19-story building will yield 225 units as well as 5,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space, 21 parking spaces, and amenities on the second floor including lounges and an outdoor deck.
A few weeks ago, we introduced a four-story, 166-unit development proposed at 1201 West Girard Avenue in Yorktown, North Philadelphia. Today, we take an in-depth look at the details of Landmark Architectural Design LLC’s approximately 60-foot-tall, 46,071-square-foot development, as well as what the process behind the design reveals about the strengths and inadequacies of current architecture and urban planning in Philadelphia.
A four-story, 166-unit development has been proposed at 1201 West Girard Avenue in Yorktown, North Philadelphia. Designed by Landmark Architectural Design LLC, the building will provide 46,071 square feet of interior space and rise around 50 feet high to the top of the parapet, and around 60 feet high to the top of the bulkhead. The project will reintroduce density to a centrally-located yet sparsely built-out neighborhood and will feature a traditionally inspired design that reflects the city’s storied legacy of prewar architecture.