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3836 Haverford Avenue. Credit: Haverford Square Design.

Foundation Work Underway at 3836 Haverford Avenue in Mantua, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit has discovered that foundation work is underway at a three-story, seven-unit development at 3836 Haverford Avenue in MantuaWest Philadelphia, though construction permits had been issued several months ago. The project, situated on the south side of the block between North 38th and North 39th streets, replaces a vacant lot nestled next to a prewar rowhouse. Designed by Haverford Square Designs, the development will span 4,800 square feet and will feature a private roof deck for one of the units. Permits list Haverford Sq GC LLC as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $400,000.

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Rendering of The Standard At Philadelphia at 119 South 31st Street. Rendering credit: CUBE 3

Construction Progresses at The Standard at Philadelphia in University City, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has noted sustained construction progress at The Standard At Philadelphia, a 209-foot-tall, 19-story residential tower under construction at 119 South 31st Street in University CityWest Philadelphia. Designed by CUBE 3 and developed by Landmark Properties, the 362,117-square-foot structure will rise from a narrow, through-block lot stretching between South 30th and South 31st streets, and will house 280 residential units geared toward university students.

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3401 Wallace Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. October 2022

Construction Complete at 3401 Wallace Street in Mantua, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by PPhilly YIMBY has revealed that construction is complete at a four-story, 12-unit multi-family structure at 3401 Wallace Street in Mantua, West Philadelphia. Certain apartments will have access to private roof decks. Sweeping views of the skyline will likely be available from the top floor, spanning from University City to Center City and beyond. The property sits at the northwest corner of Wallace and 34th streets. The 15,755-square-foot building will cost an estimated $2.5 million to build. 3401 Wallace LLC is the listed owner.

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3523 Haverford Avenue. Photo by Jamie Meller. October 2022

Construction Nears Completion at 3523 Haverford Avenue in Mantua, West Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed that construction is nearing completion at a four-story, nine-unit apartment building at 3523 Haverford Avenue in Mantua, West Philadelphia. The development rises on the north side of the block between North 35th and North 36th streets. Designed by KCA Design Associates, the structure spans 13,620 square feet and will feature ground-floor commercial space. Permits list G.A.C. Construction Development as the contractor and a construction cost of $3 million.

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4136 Lancaster Avenue. Photo by Jamie Meller. October 2022

Demolition Still Pending at 4136 Lancaster Avenue in Haverford North, West Philadelphia

In 2020, YIMBY had reported that permits were filed for the demolition of a vacant three-story rowhouse at 4136 Lancaster Avenue in Haverford North, West Philadelphia. The property is located on the southwest side of the block between North 41st and Aspen streets. In the two years that have passed since, the dilapidated structure has still not been demolished, as YIMBY has seen in a recent site visit. Permits list Gama Wrecking Inc. as the contractor and specify a cost of work of $27,000.

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