In September 2020, YIMBY reported that permits had been filed for a three-story single-family rowhouse at 2545 North Howard Street in West Kensington. Since that time, construction has been completed on the four-bedroom, three-bathroom project, and today we look at the end result. The structure replaces a vacant lot on the east side of the block between West Cumberland and West Huntingdon streets. According to permits, the building spans 2,000 square feet (though real estate listings list the property at 2,520 square feet, a figure that likely also includes the basement) and features a roof deck. Permit documents list Paul Dietz III as the architect and Gezim Kupa as the contractor.
A recent site visit has revealed the completion of construction at The Maven, a 28-unit rental mixed-use development at 1533 Ridge Avenue in Francisville (alternately Fairmount), Lower North Philadelphia. Designed by CANNOdesign and developed by Khosla Properties, the 23,665-square-foot project offers commercial space on the ground floor and residences consisting of studios, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments. Tester Construction is the development’s general contractor. Permits list construction costs at $3.9 million.
In August 2020, YIMBY reported that permits had been filed for a three-story, single-family rowhouse at 187 West Norris Street in Norris Square. Since that time, construction has been completed on the project. The structure replaces a vacant lot on the north side of the block between West Hancock and Palethorp streets. Designed by RKM Architects, the building spans 3,105 square feet (as per the permit) and features three bedrooms, five bathrooms, a basement, and a roof deck. Permits list Point Builders Design Concepts as the contractor.
In September 2020, YIMBY reported that permits had been filed for a three-story two-family rowhouse at 142 West Huntingdon Street in West Kensington. Since then, construction has been completed on the development. The structure replaces a vacant lot on the south side of the block between North Howard and North Mascher streets. Designed by Plato Marinakos of Plato Studio, the building spans 3,267 square feet and features a roof deck. Permits list V2 Properties as the contractor.
A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has confirmed that construction work is almost entirely complete at 2045 Lofts, a four-story, 18-unit mixed-use building at 2045 North 2nd Street in Norris Square. The property is situated on the east side of the block between West Norris and Diamond streets, around one short block to the southwest of Norris Square Park. Designed by Vincent Mancini, the structure spans 23,597 square feet and features ground-floor commercial space and elevator service. Permits list Green Tree Group Contracting as the contractor and a construction cost of $3.8 million.