East Kensington

Rendering of 4621-67 Frankford Avenue. Credit: HDO Architecture.

Permits Issued for 453-Unit Residential Building at 2621-67 Frankford Avenue in East Kensington

Permits have been issued for the construction of a six-story mixed-use development at 2621-67 Frankford Avenue in East Kensington. Designed by HDO Architecture, the new building will feature 453 apartments as well as commercial space on the ground floor, a parking garage, and a roof deck with a green roof. In total, the building will hold 412,703 square feet of space. Construction costs are estimated at $72 million.

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Rendering of 2157 East Lehigh Avenue. Credit: DesignBlendz.

Permits Issued for Three Buildings at 2157 East Lehigh Avenue in East Kensington

Permits have been issued for the construction of a 278-unit mixed-use development at 2157 East Lehigh Avenue in East Kensington. Designed by DesignBlendz, the complex will consist of four buildings ranging from 60 to 75 feet in height. In total, the project will offer parking for 132 cars and 96 bicycles. Building A (01) will rise six stories tall and contain commercial space at the ground floor and 81 residential units, a roof deck, and a small parking garage. In total, the building will house 73,124 square feet of space, with construction costs estimated at $3.5 million. Building C (03) will also rise six stories tall and include a roof deck and a garage, though it will not offer commercial space on the ground floor. The building will span a total of 56,981 square feet of space, contain 60 residences, and cost $3.5 million to build. Matching the other structures, Building D (04) will also reach a height of six stories. There will be no commercial space, though it will include a garage and 65 residential units. In total, the building will hold 71,437 square feet of space, and cost $3.5 million. No permits were filed yet for Building B (02), which will rise seven stories tall, hold 65,550 square feet of interior space, and feature 72 units.

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Former view of 2243-45 North Front Street. Credit: Google.

Permits Issued for Ten-Unit Building at 2243-45 North Front Street in East Kensington

Permits have been issued for the construction of a six-story, multi-use building at 2243-45 North Front Street in East Kensington. Upon completion, the building will feature a basement, commercial space on the ground floor, and ten residential units. In total, the building will hold 11,389 square feet of space. Lonny Rossman is listed as the design professional and Pinhas Malka as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $1.8 million.

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Rendering of 1901-19 East York Street. Credit: LRK.

Permits Issued for 127-Unit Building at 1901-19 East York Street in East Kensington

Permits have been issued for the construction of a 127-unit multi-family development at 1901-19 East York Street in East Kensington. Designed by LRK, the building will rise 72 feet and six stories tall. Artist studios and artisan industries will be located at the ground floor. In total, the building will hold 115,293 square feet of space. The project will include 28 parking spaces, with two set for electric vans, two accessible spaces, and one regular van space. Additionally, the building will also include 46 bike spaces. A green roof and roof deck will be located at the top of the structure. Construction costs are estimated at $20.4 million.

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