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1500 Germantown Avenue. Photo by Jamie Meller. May 2024

Construction Complete at 1500 Germantown Avenue in Olde Kensington

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has confirmed that construction is complete at a three-story mixed-use development at 1500 Germantown Avenue in Olde Kensington. The development rises from a vacant, wedge-shaped property situated at the northwest cornet of Germantown Avenue and Jefferson Street. Designed by Cheryl Poulos Architect, the building will span 5,359 square feet, which will include over 1,000 square feet of ground-level commercial space, a cellar, and a roof deck. Permits list Philly Parking Solutions as the contractor and indicate a construction cost of $400,000.

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2144 East Norris Street. Building section. Credit: Fusa Designs via the City of Philadelphia Department of Planning and Development

Permits Issued for 2144 East Norris Street in Fishtown

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit residential building at 2144 East Norris Street in Fishtown. The new development will rise from a vacant lot sited on the southern corner of East Norris Street and Trenton Avenue. Designed by Fusa Designs, the structure will span 3,694 square feet and will feature a basement and a roof deck. Permits list LK Builders as the contractor.

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953 Belmont Avenue, with the adjacent mural. Looking southeast. July 2021. Credit: Google Street View

Permits Issued for 953 Belmont Avenue in Belmont, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, five-unit apartment building at 953 Belmont Avenue in Belmont, West Philadelphia. The development will replace a vacant lot at the southeast corner of Belmont and Wyalusing avenues. Designed by Anthony Maso Architecture & Design, the development will span 5,921 square feet and feature a basement and a roof deck. Permits list Unitedpaintgroup LLC as the contractor.

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2018 rendering of 1000 Spring Garden Street via TheCondoShops

Construction Approaches Halfway Point at 1000 Spring Garden Street in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has noted that the concrete frame has risen one level above the street at an eight-story, 21-unit mixed-use building underway at 1000 Spring Garden Street in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia. the building rises on the southwest corner of Spring Garden Street and North 10th Street. Designed by HDO Architecture and developed by KT Investments, the structure will span 19,504 square feet and feature commercial space (likely at the ground floor), bicycle storage, and a roof deck. Permits list Liu Construction as the contractor.

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4223 Powelton Avenue. Looking north prior to redevelopment. August 2019. Looking north. Credit: Google Street View

Permits Issued for 4223 Powelton Avenue in West Powelton, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit apartment building at 4223 Powelton Avenue in West Powelton, West Philadelphia. The structure will rise from a vacant lot on the north side of the block between North 42nd Street and Holden Street. Designed by KCA Design Associates, the building will span 3,832 square feet and feature a basement and outdoor parking for three cars. Permits list Basch Builders as the contractor.

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