A slender, 49-unit apartment building is set to rise at 1208 Chestnut Street in Midtown Village, Center City. However, although demolition permits have been issued for the dilapidated three-story structure currently occupying the property, YIMBY’s recent site visit revealed that no demo work has yet taken place. Designed by SgRA and developed by Michael Alhadad, the building will span a narrow, through-block lot on the block between South 12th and South 13th streets, stretching north-south from Chestnut Street to Sansom Street. The building will span 51,436 square feet and will feature a basement, ground-floor commercial space, full sprinkling, and a roof deck. Permits list Christian A. Sanchez as the contractor and a construction cost of $5.5 million.
Permits have been issued for the demolition of three two-story prewar rowhouses at 2422, 2424, and 2426 Harlan Street in Sharswood, North Philadelphia. The buildings are located on the south side of the block between North 24th and North 25th streets and will be dismantled via the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. Each structure measures 1,200 square feet. Permits list the Philadelphia Housing Authority as the owner and Francis Henriquez of FH Demolition as the contractor. Work costs are specified at $9,105 per structure, for a total of $27,315 for the three.
Permits have been issued for the demolition of a two-story, 1,200-square-foot rowhouse situated at 1420 North Marston Street in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia. The vacant structure stands on the west side of the block between Master and Jefferson streets, and will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. The work will include removal of trees on adjacent vacant lots at 1413, 1417, and 1418 North Marston Street, as well as placement of erosion control mats with seed on all lots. Francis Henriquez of FH Demolition is the listed contractor. Demolition costs are listed at $9,200.
A demolition permit has been filed for a vacant two-story prewar rowhouse at 2620 North Douglas Street in Strawberry Mansion, North Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling stands on the west side of the block located between West Huntingdon Street and West Lehigh Avenue and will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program at a cost of $14,290. The building is owned by the City of Philadelphia Department of Public Property. FH Demolition is the listed contractor.
Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant two-story prewar rowhouse at 2437 North Bancroft Street in Glenwood, North Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling is located on the block that sits between West York Street and West Cumberland Street. The structure will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program at a cost of $15,600. The property is owned by N&JB LLC. The contractor listed for the work is FH Demolition.