North Philadelphia

Former view of 2243-45 North Front Street. Credit: Google.

Permits Issued for Ten-Unit Building at 2243-45 North Front Street in East Kensington

Permits have been issued for the construction of a six-story, multi-use building at 2243-45 North Front Street in East Kensington. Upon completion, the building will feature a basement, commercial space on the ground floor, and ten residential units. In total, the building will hold 11,389 square feet of space. Lonny Rossman is listed as the design professional and Pinhas Malka as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $1.8 million.

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1701 Fairmount Avenue. Looking northwest. Credit: Google Maps

Demolition Permits Issued for Commercial Building at 1701 Fairmount Avenue in Fairmount, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the demolition of a single-story, 7,400-square-foot commercial building at 1701 Fairmount Avenue in Fairmount, North Philadelphia. The building is situated at the northwest corner of the intersection with North 17th Street and is currently home to a beverage distributor. Permits list Daj 1701 Partne [sic] as the owner and RLC Contractors Inc. as the contractor. Demolition costs are listed at $12,000.

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2422, 2424, and 2426 Harlan Street (left to right). Looking southwest. Credit: Google Maps

Demolition Permits Issued for Three Vacant Rowhouses at 2422, 2424, and 2426 Harlan Street in Sharswood, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the demolition of three two-story prewar rowhouses at 2422, 2424, and 2426 Harlan Street in Sharswood, North Philadelphia. The buildings are located on the south side of the block between North 24th and North 25th streets and will be dismantled via the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. Each structure measures 1,200 square feet. Permits list the Philadelphia Housing Authority as the owner and Francis Henriquez of FH Demolition as the contractor. Work costs are specified at $9,105 per structure, for a total of $27,315 for the three.

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1420 North Marston Street. Looking northwest. Credit: Google Maps

Demolition Permits Issued for Vacant Rowhouse at 1420 North Marston Street in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the demolition of a two-story, 1,200-square-foot rowhouse situated at 1420 North Marston Street in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia. The vacant structure stands on the west side of the block between Master and Jefferson streets, and will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. The work will include removal of trees on adjacent vacant lots at 1413, 1417, and 1418 North Marston Street, as well as placement of erosion control mats with seed on all lots. Francis Henriquez of FH Demolition is the listed contractor. Demolition costs are listed at $9,200.

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Former view of 809 Diamond Street. Credit: Google.

Permits Issued for 11-Unit Building at 809 Diamond Street in North Philadelphia East

Permits have been issued for the construction of an 11-unit multi-family building at 809 Diamond Street in North Philadelphia East. Upon completion, the new building will rise four stories tall, with an access structure leading to a roof deck at the top of the building. In total, there will be 11,360 square feet of space within the building, which is expected to cost $1.5 million to build. KCA Design Associates is the design professional listed for the development, with Tester Construction as the contractor.

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