Permits have been issued for the construction of 15 townhouses at 1100 Diamond Street in the Temple University area of North Philadelphia. The permits issued were for half of the homes as there are 30 residences planned in the full development. Eight units are already under construction. Each home will have three bedrooms and two bathrooms in the project and each is expected to sell for around $250,000 as workforce housing.
Exterior work is wrapping up on Brübox, a 33-unit mixed-use development situated at 3120 Jefferson Street in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture and developed by Khosla Properties, the building rises five stories tall with a commercial space situated on the ground floor. The residential units consist of studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments. Tester Construction is the contractor.
Construction is making progress at 2001-13 Abigail Street, a townhouse complex in Fishtown, Kensington. Designed by Gnome Architects and developed by Catalyst City Development, the project will include nine townhomes with varying sizes. The five homes on the northeast corner of the block will feature parking while the remaining four will not.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-unit multi-family development located at 1513 West Girard Avenue in the neighborhood of Francisville, North Philadelphia. Upon completion, the building will rise three stories tall with a roof deck situated at the pinnacle of the structure. One parking space will be included with the development in an accessory parking garage. Construction costs are estimated at $375,000.
Permits have been issued for the construction of two multi-family developments at 900 North 8th Street in Poplar, North Philadelphia. The larger of the buildings will be situated at 901-965 North 9th Street. The building will rise five floors tall and include a commercial space. 152 residential units will be situated within the building with each set to be an apartment according to the permit. The structure will be separated into multiple wings and connected by a pedestrian walkway. In total, the building will hold 118,541 square feet of space. Construction costs are estimated at $11,854,100. The other structure will be situated at 900-18 North 8th Street, and will also rise five stories tall. A commercial space will be included in the building, as well as 60 residential units, with each planned to be an apartment according to the permit’s listing. A roof deck is planned on the building at the second floor. Twelve surface parking spaces will be included with the building, with two set to be accessible. Additionally, the building will also have 20 bike spaces. In total, the structure will hold 48,275 square feet of space, with construction costs estimated at $4,827,500.