3926 Haverford Avenue prior to renovation. Credit: Google Maps

Permits Issued for a Six-Unit Extension at 3926 Haverford Avenue in Mantua, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for an extension for a three-story prewar rowhouse at 3926 Haverford Avenue in Mantua, West Philadelphia. The three-story addition, which will rise at the rear of the existing structure, will add six residential units and 1,200 square feet of space to the property, bringing up the total to 4,200. The project cost is estimated at $45,000.

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330-48 North 12th Street. Looking southwest from North 12th and Callowhill streets. Credit: Google

Permits Filed For Vertical Extension at Seven-Story Building at 330-48 North 12th Street

A zoning permit has been filed for a vertical extension atop a multi-story pre-war factory loft at at 330-48 North 12th Street (also known as 330-340 North 12th Street), just north of Center City in the up-and-coming Rail Park District in North Philadelphia. The three-story extension would rise above the lower, five-story wing of the sprawling, seven-story structure situated between North 12th Street to the east, Carlton Street to the south, and Callowhill Street to the north. The proposal is the latest addition to a rapidly-growing neighborhood around the elevated Rail Park, where an abandoned railroad turned into a public space has often been likened to Philadelphia’s answer to New York City’s ever-popular High Line.

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505-09 South Oxford Street, Old City. Looking east. Credit: Google

Permits Filed For Three-Story Rear Extension at 505-09 South 9th Street, Washington Square West

A zoning permit has been filed for the erection of a three-story addition to a set of three adjacent rowhouses at 505-09 South 9th Street in Washington Square West. The trio, considered as a single structure for permit purposes and evidently owned by 505-09 South 9th Assoc LP, would provide a total of 18 residential units within the future six-story structure.

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