Building Completion

342 West Queen Lane. Photo by Jamie Meller. June 2022

Construction Complete at 342 West Queen Lane in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has confirmed that construction work is complete at a three-story, five-unit rental apartment building at 342 West Queen Lane in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia. The development is located on the southeast side of the block between Pulaski Avenue and Morris Street, within a four-minute walk of the Queen Lane regional rail station. Designed by MC Architectural, the project spans 5,793 square feet and features a 1,058-square-foot ground-level retail space and full sprinkling. Permits list David Elmaliah as the contractor and a construction cost of $200,000.

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BruBox at 3120 Jefferson Street

BrüBox Completes Construction in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia

Last June, Philly YIMBY reported that construction was nearing completion at BrüBox at 3120 Jefferson Street in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia. Since that time, the five-story, 32-unit rental building, alternately spelled BruBox (without the umlaut), has been completed and open to residents. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture and developed by Khosla Properties, with Tester Construction Group as the contractor the development spans 29,427 square feet and, according to permits, cost $5.15 million to construct. BrüBox offers residences ranging from studios to two-bedrooms and spanning 525 to 1,000 square feet and includes parking for ten cars and 11 bicycles.

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233 Christian Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. April 2022

Construction Complete at 233 Christian Street in Queen Village, South Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed the completion of construction at a four-story, four-unit condominium at 233 Christian Street in Queen Village, South Philadelphia. The development rises on the north side between South American Street and South 2nd Street, replacing an undistinguished three-story rowhouse. Designed by Gnome Architects and developed by Zatos Investment, the building spans 7,014 square feet and features a basement, full sprinkling and private roof decks. Permits list GRIT Construction as the contractor and a construction cost of $350,000.

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W/Element Hotel from the Walt Whitman Bridge. Photo by Thomas Koloski

Philadelphia YIMBY Tracks Recently Completed Developments

Philadelphia YIMBY seeks to track the entire development cycle from new projects throughout the city, starting from early planning all the way to completion. The latter is the category we look at in our “category spotlight” series. Building completion articles, which welcome the latest additions into our urban fabric, generally make for visually rich content that allows us to take a given project off our development tracker and relegates it to something of an urban archive that tracks the city’s growth one building at a time.

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The Vienna at 1539 North 26th Street. Credit: Design Pro Development

YIMBY Looks at Amenities and Rental Units at The Vienna in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia

Earlier this month, Philly YIMBY has announced the completion of The Vienna, a five-story, 26-unit rental apartment building at 1539 North 26th Street in BrewerytownNorth Philadelphia. The development was designed by KCA Design Associates, developed by Design Pro Development, and spans 29,042 square feet. Today we take an in-depth look into the building’s amenities and units.

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