Kingsessing

Former view of Church at 5200 Chester Avenue. Credit: Google.

Permits Issued for 45-Unit Building at 5200 Chester Avenue in Kingsessing, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, 45-unit multi-family building at 5200 Chester Avenue in KingsessingWest Philadelphia. Upon completion, the building will rise four stories tall and will feature a roof deck equipped with a green roof. The building will hold 57,380 square feet of space and cost an estimated $6.11 million to build. Tester Construction is listed as the project’s contractor, with Rich Villa as the design professional.

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Rendering of 5013 Springfield Avenue. Credit: Ambit Architecture.

Work Progresses at 5013 Springfield Avenue in Kingsessing, Southwest Philadelphia

Work is rapidly progressing on a 65-unit mixed-use development situated at 5013 Springfield Avenue in KingsessingSouthwest Philadelphia. Designed by Ambit Architecture and developed by the Metropolitan Group, the building rises five stories tall with a commercial space on the ground floor, with residential units above. A fresh food market is slated for the retail space.

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Credit: KCA Design Associates.

Renderings Revealed for 104-Unit Development at 1631 South 52nd Street in Kingsessing, Southwest Philadelphia

Renderings have been revealed for a two-building, 104-unit multi-family development proposed at 1631 South 52nd Street in KingsessingSouthwest Philadelphia. Building A will hold 40 residential units, with 28,660 square feet of space will be reserved for residential space and an additional 14,330 square feet for amenity, circulation, and building support space. Building B, will include 64 residential units, with 70,288 square feet of residential space and 30,000 square feet of amenity, circulation, and building support space. Designed by KCA Design Associates, the development will also include 46 parking spaces, with two set to be ADA accessible, two reserved for car share spaces, three for electric vehicles and one to be used as a loading space. Each building will also include 13 bike spaces for a total of 26. The structures will each stand five stories tall.

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Demolition Permits Filed for 1657 South Conestoga Street in Kingsessing, Southwest Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant two-story rowhouse at 1657 South Conestoga Street in Kingsessing, Southwest Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling is located on the block that sits between Greenway Avenue and Kingsessing Avenue. The building will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program at a cost of $15,000. The property is owned by Biggs James. The contractor listed for the work is Mangual Demolition Inc.

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Demolition Permits Filed for 1930 South 60th Street in Kingsessing, Southwest Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the demolition of a two-story prewar rowhouse at 1930 South 60th Street in Kingsessing, Southwest Philadelphia. The single-family dwelling is located near the corner of South 60th Street and Regent Street. The building will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. The cost of the work will be $12,992. The property is owned by Robert Stone. The contractor listed for the work is Pedro Palmer Construction.

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