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2456 Frankford Avenue

Permits Issued for 2456 Frankford Avenue in East Kensington, Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, sixteen-unit apartment building at 2456 Frankford Avenue in East Kensington, Philadelphia. The building will be constructed on a mid-block parcel between Hager Street and Letterly Street. The development will span 19,047 square feet and feature commercial space on the first floor. Permits list L Town Construction Inc as the contractor and Martha Frankford LLC as the property owner. Bright Common Architecture & Design is responsible for the designs. A construction cost of $3.2 million has been reported.

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619 North Broad Street. Credit: Brightcommon.

Renderings Revealed for 619 North Broad Street in Poplar, Lower North Philadelphia

Renderings have been revealed for a seven-story mixed-use development at 619 North Broad Street in PoplarLower North Philadelphia. Designed by Brightcommon, the new building will hold two commercial spaces at the ground floor, totaling 3,791 square feet of space, as well as a residential component, which will span 90,882 square feet and include 119 residential units. The ground floor mezzanine area, which will feature a lobby, amenity spaces, trash, loading and parking, will hold 6,150 square feet. The basement level will add 17,892 square feet of additional space. A total of 34 parking spaces included.

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Former rendering of 1350 North Front Street. Credit: Bright Common.

Construction Anticipated at 1350 North Front Street in Fishtown

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has revealed that construction has not yet started on a five-story, 14-unit mixed-use development at 1350 North Front Street in FishtownKensington. The project will span 19,830 square feet and feature ground level retail and a roof deck, which, given the structure’s future prominence, promises to offer dramatic views of the Northern Liberties and Center City skylines. The latest permits, which were issued in June of last year, indicate Gnome Architects as the designer, although the previous design (featured as the cover image of the article) was crafted by Bright Common. Permits list GRIT Construction as the contractor and a construction cost of $2.3 million.

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7208-10 Germantown Avenue. Credit: Bright Common Architecture & Design

Permits Issued for Prewar Building Renovation and Expansion at 7208-10 Germantown Avenue in Mount Airy, Northwest Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for a mixed-use renovation and addition to an existing building at 7208-10 Germantown Avenue in Mount AiryNorthwest Philadelphia. Designed by Bright Common Architecture & Design, the project will see the existing three-story building receive a two-story overbuild, as well as an adjacent five-story addition at the rear. The renovated development will span 21,423 square feet of interior space and feature commercial space on the ground floor facing Germantown Avenue, as well as 19 rental apartments situated above. The development will include parking for seven bicycles. Construction costs are listed at $2.1 million.

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