Northern Liberties

Rendering of 412 North 2nd Street. Credit: Morris Adjmi Architects.

Demolition Underway at 412 North 2nd Street in Northern Liberties, Lower North Philadelphia

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that demolition work is underway at 412 North 2nd Street in Northern Liberties, Lower North Philadelphia. The development will rise between 2nd, Callowhill, and Willow streets in the southeast corner of Northern Liberties, near the Delaware River waterfront and a block north of Old City. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by National Real Estate Development, LLC, (aka National Development) and The KRE Group, the tower will span 351,927 square feet and hold 397 residential units, 20,431 square feet of retail, and 105 parking spaces. Construction costs are listed at $93 million.

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130 West Girard Avenue. Credit: Studio HS4.

Renderings Revealed for 130 West Girard Avenue In Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Renderings have been revealed for a seven-story, 84-unit mixed-use development proposed at 130 West Girard Avenue in Northern LibertiesNorth Philadelphia. Designed by Studio HS4, with Colliers Consulting also as part of the project team, the new building will include around 57,000 square feet of residential space, 3,500 square feet of commercial space at the ground floor, and 11 parking spaces.

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Aqua Foro at Piazza Alta. Credit: Post Brothers

Piazza Alta Introduces 695 Residential Units and Aqua Foro Rooftop Pool Club to Northern Liberties

Construction continues at Piazza Alta at the intersection of 2nd Street and in Northern Liberties. Developed by Post Brothers, the multi-building project is the latest addition to The Piazza, a major mixed-use development that anchors one of the hottest and fastest-growing neighborhoods in Philadelphia. The 1.2-million-square-foot-plus Alta currently offers 695 rental apartments that range from studios to three-bedroom-plus penthouses that boast luxury finishes and dramatic skyline views that open from the 12-story-plus towers. A stand-out feature of the extensive amenity package is Aqua Foro, a 25,000-square-foot pool club that features numerous interconnected pools and hot tubs, outdoor kitchens, a kids’ splash pad, and poolside cabanas.

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808-18 North 3rd Street. Credit: Level Nine Architects.

Permits Issued for 808-18 North 3rd Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for a 29-unit multi-family development at 808-18 North 3rd Street in Northern LibertiesNorth Philadelphia. The project will include a renovation of an existing structure as well as a four-story addition covering remaining lot area. A green roof will be situated atop the new addition. Designed by Level Nine Architects, the structure will span a combined total of 27,149 square feet within the original and new sections.

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Rendering of 1120 Frankford Avenue. Credit: BLT Architects.

Permits Issued for The Frankford at 1120 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown

Permits have been issued for the construction of The Frankford, a six-story, 107-unit mixed-use residential and retail development planned at 1120 Frankford Avenue (alternately 1120-36 Frankford Avenue Parcel H) in Fishtown. The project spans a through-block lot between Frankford Avenue and Dunton Street, half a block south of Girard Avenue. Designed by BLT Architects, the building will hold 87,200 square feet, of which around more than 10,000 square feet will account for retail on the two lower floors. Permits list US Construction as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $15 million.

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