Kensington

Northbank at 2001 Beach Street. Credit: ISA Architects

Construction Continues at Northbank at 2001 Beach Street in Fishtown

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has documented the latest construction progreess at Northbank, a 491-unit complex rising at 2001 Beach Street on the Delaware River waterfront in Fishtown. Designed by ISA, Northbank will now offer 387 single-family townhomes and 104 duplex units. A total of 781 parking spaces will be included, of which 199 will be located outdoors. Below we share a project update that shows its townhouses in various stages of construction.

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Rendering of 1212-16 North Delaware Avenue.

Construction Not Yet Started at 1212-16 North Delaware Avenue in Fishtown

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has discovered that construction work has not yet started at a six-story mixed-use structure proposed at 1212-16 North Delaware Avenue in Fishtown. Situated on the north side of the block between Marlborough Street and East Columbia Avenue, he building will feature commercial space at the ground floor and 48 apartments above. In total, the new building will hold 41,538 square feet of space. The project will include a roof deck and 12 off-site parking spaces for building residents, one of which will be reserved for car sharing, as well as 16 bicycle spaces. Permits list Janice Woodcock as the design professional and GMT Associates, Inc. as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $6.5 million.

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1805 North Howard Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. December 2022

Construction Complete at 1805 North Howard Street in Kensington

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit confirmed the completion of construction at a six-story, 45-unit residential building at 1805 North Howard Street in Fishtown, Kensington. Located on a mid-block site between West Montgomery Avenue and West Berks Street, a short block west of the Berks Street Station on the Market-Frankford Line, the project features artist studios on the ground floor, as well as parking for 14 cars and 15 bicycles. The permits, issued in January 2020, list a project area of 36,802 square feet, Bottos Construction Inc. as the contractor, and a construction cost of $8 million.

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Janney and Auburn Senior Apartments at 2855 Janney Street. Credit: Kramer and Marks Architects and Tantala Associates via the City of Philadelphia

Permits Issued for Janney & Auburn Senior Apartments in Port Richmond, Kensington

Permits have been issued for the construction of Janney & Auburn Senior Apartments, a four-story, 47-unit residential building proposed at 2855 Janney Street in Port Richmond, Kensington. The development will replace an approximately 13,000-square-foot vacant lot bound by Janney Street to the northwest, East Auburn Street to the southwest, and Weikel Street to the southeast. Designed by Kramer+Marks Architects, with Tantala Associates providing zoning documentation, the project will hold a total of 48,000 square feet. Permits list Domus Inc. as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $13 million.

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1359 Frankford Avenue. Credit: NORR via the Civic Design Review

Permits Issued for 1359 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown

Permits have been issued for the construction of a new mixed-use building at 1359 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown. Designed by NORR, with Tester Construction as the contractor, the new building will stand four stories tall, with a commercial space on the ground floor. There will be 61 apartments throughout the structure, with access to a common roof deck situated at the top. In total, the building will span 48,475 square feet. Construction costs are listed at $7.5 million.

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