Permits have been issued for the construction of a 127-unit multi-family development at 1901-19 East York Street in East Kensington. Designed by LRK, the building will rise 72 feet and six stories tall. Artist studios and artisan industries will be located at the ground floor. In total, the building will hold 115,293 square feet of space. The project will include 28 parking spaces, with two set for electric vans, two accessible spaces, and one regular van space. Additionally, the building will also include 46 bike spaces. A green roof and roof deck will be located at the top of the structure. Construction costs are estimated at $20.4 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a 14-unit mixed-use building at 1350 North Front Street in Fishtown, Kensington. Designed by Gnome Architects (with the original design done by Bright Common), the building will rise five stories tall and include a commercial space on the ground floor. In total, 19,830 square feet of space will be located within the structure, with construction costs estimated at $2,328,307.
Construction work is making rapid progress at 2653-61 Salmon Street, an eight-unit multi-family development situated in Olde Richmond, Kensington. The development involves a complete renovation of the single-floor structure, with an additional floor added to the building. In total, the structure will hold 14,195 square feet of space, with construction costs estimated at $900,000.
Permits have been issued for a large multi-family conversion of an existing industrial structure at 178-80 Huntingdon Street in West Kensington. The building rises six stories tall at its highest point. Once completed, 49 residential units will be added to the building. The permit states that the units will be artist studios. In total, the building features 13,196 square feet of floor space. The conversion will cost an estimated $6 million.
The 70-unit residential building proposed at 31 East Columbia Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington, is going before the Civic Design Review, meaning diagrams and details are available for public viewing. Designed by SITIO Architecture + Urbanism, the building will rise eight stories tall. On the ground floor, 10 parking spaces will be included in the project, as well as 30 bicycle spaces.