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Rendering of 933 North Penn Street. Credit: HDO Architecture.

Permits Issued for 195-Unit Building at 933 North Penn Street in Northern Liberties, Lower North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a seven-story, 195-unit mixed-use building at 933 North Penn Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia, on the Delaware River waterfront. Designed by HDO Architecture, the structure will hold 182,269 square feet of interior space, most of which will be allocated to rental apartments. A garage will provide parking for residents. Roof decks will be accessible through pilot houses. A green roof will also be included at the top of the structure.

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700-30 Delaware Avenue and 711-35 North Front Street. Credit: JKRP Architects

An In-Depth Look at 488-Unit Mixed-Use Complex Planned at 700-30 North Delaware Avenue in Northern Liberties

Last month, Philly YIMBY visited the site of a half-million-square-foot, 488-unit mixed-use complex planned at 700-30 North Delaware Avenue on the Delaware River waterfront in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects, the complex will consist of two seven-story buildings, one spanning the east half of the lot at 700-30 North Delaware Avenue and another to the west at 711-35 North Front Street, with a retail-fronted pedestrian promenade between the two offering public space. While our recent site visit focused on the progress (or lack thereof) at the location, today we dig deeper into the design, its advantages, pitfalls, and still-extant opportunities for further improvement.

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Rendering of 933 North Penn Street. Credit: HDO Architecture.

Parking Lot Still Operational at Site of 196-Unit Building Proposed at 933 North Penn Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Philly YMBY’s recent site visit found a parking lot still in full operation at the future site of the seven-story, 196-unit multi-family development proposed at 933 North Penn Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. Designed by HDO Architecture, the project will rise directly on the Delaware River waterfront and will include a pedestrian promenade at the ground level. The structure will span 187,636 square feet of gross floor area and will offer parking for 57 cars and 66 bicycles.

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918 North Delaware Avenue. Credit: HDO Architecture

Cleared Site Awaits Construction of 426-Unit Complex at 918 North Delaware Avenue in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed that little progress, if any, has been made over the past few months at the multi-building mixed-use complex planned at 918 North Delaware Avenue in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. Designed by L2Partridge and developed by Core Realty, the development, also known as 918-80 North Delaware Avenue, will consist of five seven-story buildings as well as a minor single-story one. The complex will hold a total of 418,480 square feet of space and offer 426 residential units.

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933 North American Street. Credit: Google Street View

Prewar Rowhouse Still Stands at Site of Three-Story Building Planned at 933 North American Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

No construction progress has been made at the site of a three-story building proposed at 933 North American Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia, as our recent site visit has shown. In August of last year, one of YIMBY’s earliest articles revealed that permits have been filed for a new structure located just off the triple intersection of North American Street, West Laurel Street, and North Bodine Street, where a Colonial-style rowhouse currently stands.

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