Francisville

2006 West Girard Avenue. Building elevation. Credit: CANNOdesign via the City of Philadelphia

Permits Issued for 10-Unit Building at 2006 West Girard Avenue in Francisville, Lower North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, ten-unit apartment building at 2006 West Girard Avenue in FrancisvilleLower North Philadelphia. The development, sited on a partially occupied through-block lot stretching from Girard Avenue to the north to Cambridge Street to the south, with the three-story, three-unit prewar rowhouse on Girard to remain and the new building to rise from a vacant site on Cambridge. Designed by CANNOdesign, the new building will feature balconies in select units, two private roof decks, and parking for four bicycles. Permits list GRIT Construction as the contractor and a construction cost of $2.2 million.

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1820 Ridge Avenue. Credit: Plato Studios.

Permits Issued for 1820 Ridge Avenue in Francisville, Lower North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a five-story mixed-use building at 1820 Ridge Avenue in FrancisvilleNorth Philadelphia. Designed by Plato Studios, the new building will hold commercial space at the ground floor as well as 12 residential units. /The structure will span 10,732 square feet. Features include a basement and a roof deck will located at the top of the structure. Construction costs ate listed at $800,000.

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721-23 North 16th Street. Looking northeast. Credit: Google

Permits Issued for Ten-Unit Building at 721-23 North 16th Street in Fairmount, Lower North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a five-story, ten-unit apartment building at 721-23 North 16th Street in Fairmount, Lower North Philadelphia. The development will be situated on the east side of the block between Swain and Brown streets, in an area that may also be described as Francisville. The project will replace a pair of three-story, apparently well-maintained prewar rowhouses and will hold a total of 11,048 square feet of interior space, which translates to a sizable average of 1,100 square feet per unit. The building will feature full sprinkling, a cellar, and a roof deck, which, due to the building’s prominent height, promises to offer sweeping skyline views. Permits list Mountfair Assoc. as the owner and Regis Development Corp. as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $725,000.

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Rendering of 922-38 North Broad Street. Credit: Coscia Moos Architecture.

Permits Issued for 196-Unit Building at 922-38 North Broad Street in Francisville, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a seven-story mixed-use building at 922-38 North Broad Street (aka 922 North Broad Street) in FrancisvilleNorth Philadelphia. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture, the building will feature commercial space at the ground floor and 196 residential units on the floors above. The 176,679-square-foot structure will include a roof deck and a parking garage. Construction costs estimated at $20 million.

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Ridge Pointe at 1810 Ridge Avenue. Credit: Omega Home Builders

Construction Finishes at Ridge Pointe, 25-Unit Rental Building at 1810 Ridge Avenue in Francisville, North Philadelphia

Construction has been completed at Ridge Pointe, a 25-unit rental residential building located at 1810 Ridge Avenue in Francisville, North Philadelphia. Built by Omega Home Builders, the building building stands five stories tall and features a 3,500-square-foot commercial space at the ground floor as well as a roof deck. YIMBY’s recent site visit looks at the finished structure.

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