East Kensington

2000 East Huntingdon Street. Building elevation. Credit: Here's The Plan, LLC via the City of Philadelphia

Permits Issued for 2000 East Huntingdon Street in East Kensington

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit apartment building at 2000 East Huntingdon Street in East Kensington. The structure will replace a vacant lot on the southern corner of the intersection between East Huntingdon and Emerald streets. The building will span 3,000 square feet and will feature a basement and a roof deck, the latter apparently reserved for use by the topmost unit. Permits list Paul Dietz III as the architect of record and Qazim Kupa as the contractor. The construction cost is specified at $144,000.

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2152 East Albert Street. Credit: KCA Design Associates.

Permits Issued For 2151 East Albert Street In East Kensington

Permits have been issued for the construction of a new multi-family structure located at 2151 East Albert Street in East Kensington. The building will rise four stories tall, with 26 residential units inside. There will be seven parking spaces (one being accessible) and nine bike spaces to go with these residential units. Amenity space will include a roof deck accessed through multiple pilot houses, while a cellar could offer potential storage space for building residents. In total, the permit lists the structure to span 29,999 square feet of space and cost $3 million to build. KCA Design Associates is the architectural firm behind the project.

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1807 East Huntingdon Street. Credit: JKRP Architects.

Renderings Revealed for 1807 East Huntingdon Street in East Kensington

Renderings have been revealed for a new mixed-use development at 1807 East Huntingdon Street in East Kensington. Designed by JKRP Architects, the development will stand five stories tall, adding to and preserving an existing on-site structure. There will be industrial space located within the project on the first and second floors, totaling around 38,158 square feet of space, while an additional 77,438 square feet of space will make rom for 80 residential units. A roof deck will be included as an amenity space for the development, along with a mail/package room at the ground floor.

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2621-67 Frankford Avenue. Credit: HDO Architecture

A Detailed Look at the 453-Unit Building Proposed at 2621-67 Frankford Avenue in East Kensington

Last month, YIMBY visited the site of the six-story, 453-unit apartment building proposed at 2621-67 Frankford Avenue in East Kensington, where construction permits have been issued last year and construction preparation appears imminent. Today we take a detailed look at the massive building that is one of the largest on the drawing boards in Philadelphia. Designed by Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture (HDO Architecture), with Turn Key Realty LLC as the contractor, the massive structure will hold 412,703 square feet of space and cost at $72 million to construct. The development will offer ample outdoor space for residents and will be a major boost to a rapidly-growing, high-density residential district.

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