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326 North 12th Street. Building renderings. Credit: CANNOdesign via Vikara Social Development

Permits Issued for 326 North 12th Street in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a six-story, 31-unit apartment building at 326 North 12th Street in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia. The development will replace a parking lot bound by North 12th Street to the east, Wood Street to the south, and Carlton Street to the north. The new building will span 30,075 square feet and will feature an elevator, a 690-square-foot live/work office, an 832-square-foot roof deck, a parking garage for seven cars, and storage for 11 bicycles. The development team includes the Regis Group as the developer, Vikara Social Development as the owner’s representative, CANNOdesign as the architect, and the Regis Development Corp. as the contractor. Permits specify a construction cost of $3.2 million, of which $200,000 is allocated toward excavation.

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1031-33 Ridge Avenue prior to redevelopment. Looking east. May 2023. Credit: Google Maps

Vertical Expansion Proposed at 1031-33 Ridge Avenue in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia

A vertical extension has been proposed at 1031-33 Ridge Avenue in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia, where a single-story commercial building will be converted into a four-story, four-unit mixed-use structure. The development is situated on the east side of the block between Noble Street and Hamilton Street. Designed by HDO Architecture, the project will span a total of 11,284 square feet, of which 1,576 will constitute commercial space. Permits list Qi Wei Chen as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $1.2 million.

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1314-42 Spring Garden Street. Credit: Volumetric Building Companies.

Renderings Revealed for 1314-42 Spring Garden Street in Callowhill

Renderings have been revealed for a new mixed-use development at 1314-32 Spring Garden Street in Callowhill. Designed by Volumetric Building Companies, the building will rise seven stories tall, with 1,598 square feet of retail space at the ground floor. The upper floors will contain 149 apartments, with a unit breakdown of 96 studios, 48 junior one bedrooms, and five two-bedrooms. Of the 28 parking spaces, three will be accessible, four will be auto-share spaces, and one will have an electrical charging station. Additionally, 60 bicycle spaces will be included within the project.

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411-19 North 9th Street. Credit: Parallel Architecture.

Permits Issued for Willow Steam Plant Renovation in Callowhill

Permits have been issued for a mixed-use renovation of the Willow Steak Plant at 411-19 North 9th Street in Callowhill. The eight-story structure will be retrofitted with commercial space and restaurant at the ground floor, along with eight residential units. The upper floors will hold 61 additional residential units. Total renovated space will span 76,806 square feet. Parallel Architecture is the firm behind the renovation.

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