A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction is underway at a seven-story, 47-unit building at 1118 North Front Street near the confluence of Northern Liberties and Fishtown. Designed by BLT Architects, the building will rise on the west side of the block between West Wildey Street and Girard Avenue, just to the south of the Girard Avenue Station on the Market-Frankford Line. The structure will take up a footprint of 6,920 square feet and will hold 44,090 square feet of interior space, with just over 900 square feet per average unit. The property will also offer ground-level commercial space, which will positively contribute to the local commercial corridor. The building will be fully sprinkled. Permits list US Construction Inc. as the contractor. Construction costs are stated at $7.04 million.
Lower North Philadelphia
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction has still not started at a three-story, three-unit apartment building at 1425 North 7th Street in Ludlow, North Philadelphia. The property is located on the east side of the block between Master and Jefferson streets. Designed by SanBarDesign, the structure will span 3,369 square feet and will feature a cellar, a 753-square-foot roof deck, and roughly nine-foot ceilings. Permits list Santech Construction Corp. as the contractor and a construction cost of $230,000.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has documented the current construction status at a six-story, 47-unit project at 1131-39 North Front Street, at the junction of Northern Liberties and Fishtown. The building will be situated on the east side of the block between West Wildey Street and Girard Avenue, just to the south of the Girard Avenue Station on the Market-Frankford Line. The structure will span a ground footprint of 10,200 square feet and will contain 32,223 square feet of interior space, translating into just under 700 square feet per average unit, and will include ground-level commercial space. Building features include full sprinkling and a roof deck, which will offer ample views of the neighborhood’s rapidly growing skyline. Permits list Front Street Two LLC as the owner, Brian Phillips as the design professional, and Callahan & Ward Properties LLC as the contractor. Construction costs are stated at $5.4 million.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has observed that demolition is currently underway at the site of a 12-story, 329-unit building proposed at 418 Spring Garden Street in Northern Liberties, Lower North Philadelphia. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz, the high-rise, also known as 5th + Spring Garden, will stand 137 feet tall to the top of the main roof and 152 feet tall to the top of the bulkhead. The ground floor will feature abundant commercial space. A total of 87 parking spaces will be included within the project.
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.