The Maven at 1533 Ridge Avenue. Credit: CANNOdesign

YIMBY Looks at The Recently Completed Maven in Francisville, Lower North Philadelphia

YIMBY recently reported on the completion of The Maven, a 28-unit rental mixed-use development at 1533 Ridge Avenue in Francisville (alternately Fairmount), Lower North Philadelphia. Designed by CANNOdesign and developed by Khosla Properties, the 23,665-square-foot structure offers commercial space on the ground floor and residences consisting of studios, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments. Tester Construction is the development’s general contractor. Permits list construction costs at $3.9 million. Today we take a closer look at the recently completed development.

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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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