Permits have been issued for the construction of The Emerald, a four-story, 14-unit mixed-use building proposed at 2214 North Front Street in Norris Square. The development is situated on the west side of the block between West Susquehanna Avenue and West Dauphin Street, half a block to the south of the York-Dauphin Station on the Market-Frankford Line. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the structure will span 15,122 square feet, of which around 2,000 square feet will be allocated for ground floor commercial space, a green roof, and parking for five bicycles. Permits list Baltimore Select Properties (doing business as Select Redevelopment) as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $1.8 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a multi-family structure located at 825-27 Bainbridge Street in Bella Vista, South Philadelphia. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the new building will rise four stories tall, featuring 15 residential units. A zoning permit calls for five bicycle spaces to also be included in the project. Many units will include balconies/decks, and there will be a green roof atop the structure. In total, the building will span 19,200 square feet. Construction costs are listed at $3.2 million.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has discovered that construction work is well underway at a five-story, 28-unit mixed-use building at 5904-96 Germantown Avenue in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia. The property is situated on the southwest side of the block between West Rittenhouse and West Haines streets, half a block north of Vernon Park. Designed by KCA Design Associates and Ambit Architecture (as the exterior designer), with GRIT Construction as the contractor, the building will span 27,450 square feet and feature 1,215 square feet of commercial space, a roof deck, a green roof, and full sprinkling. Permits list a construction cost of $3.7 million.
Development plans are currently being presented to the Philadelphia Historical Commission regarding a six-story, 70-unit mixed-use development at 416-24 Vine Street in Old City. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the building will reach a height of 65 feet and feature commercial space on the ground floor. Parking space for building residents will be included in the project.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed significant construction progress at Chelten Terminal, a four-story, 49-unit mixed-use development at 234 West Chelten Avenue in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia. Designed by Ambit Architecture and developed by the Argo Property Group, the building will span 37,992 square feet and will feature ground-floor commercial space, a roof deck, and full sprinkling, as well as outdoor parking for 18 cars. Permits list Tester Construction Group as the contractor and a construction cost of $6.1 million.