Spring Garden

Rendering of LVL North via JKRP Architects.

LVL North at 510 North Broad Street Reaches Ground Level in Spring Garden, North Philadelphia

Concrete work has reached ground level at LVL North, a nine-story, 410-unit development under construction at 510 North Broad Street in Spring Garden, North Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects and developed by the Alterra Property Group, the project will include a retail component, with the GIANT supermarket planned to lease one-third of the total space inside the 378,000-square-foot building.

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Rendering of LVL North via JKRP Architects.

Second Tower Crane Erected at LVL North at 510 North Broad Street in Spring Garden, North Philadelphia

Foundation work continues at LVL North, a nine-story, 410-unit development under construction at 510 North Broad Street in Spring Garden, North Philadelphia. A second tower crane has been recently erected at the site. Designed by JKRP Architects and developed by Alterra Property Group, the project is replacing a parking lot that formerly took up most of the block, as well as a a rowhouse formerly located at 563 North 15th Street. The structure will span over 378,000 square feet of total space, along with GIANT leasing nearly one-third of the building’s entire space for a grocery store on the lower levels, similar to Riverwalk. Residential space will take up over 268,000 square feet.

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2100 Hamilton Street. Photo by Thomas Koloski

Cladding Halfway Up at 2100 Hamilton Street in Franklintown, North Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit at 2100 Hamilton Street, located in the Franklintown section of Spring Garden, North Philadelphia, has revealed that the 115-foot, 10-story-tall residential tower’s cladding having climbed more than halfway up along the concrete structure. The project was designed by Cecil Baker, which is also behind two condo developments that have risen within the past four years, and developed by Brock Development Group. The development, located just to the north of Center City and three blocks to the southeast of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, rises from a masonry-walled pit where a freight train line once ran and was taken out in the 1970’s, with a tunnel remaining under several other blocks.

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1300 Fairmount Avenue Nears Completion in Poplar, North Philadelphia

Completion nears at 1300 Fairmount Avenue, a 185-foot-tall, 14-story mixed-use development located in Spring Garden, North Philadelphia. The high-rise structure contains 625,000 square feet and will include a 58,700-square-foot Aldi supermarket, a 12,000-square-foot preschool, 487 apartments, and 287 parking spaces. RAL Development is the developer and Cope Linder Architects is the project designer. At the moment, construction is nearly finished at both the exterior and the landscaping.

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Construction Progressing at 1300 Fairmount Avenue in Poplar, North Philadelphia

Broad Street, the city’s primary north-south thoroughfare, is seeing an influx of development proposals, particularly on its centrally located yet long-neglected portion between Center City and Temple University in lower North Philadelphia. At 1300 Fairmount Avenue, just off Broad Street and near the iconic Divine Lorraine Hotel, RAL Development is constructing a 185-foot-tall, 14-story mixed-use high-rise totaling 625,000 square feet. The structure will contain a 58,700-square-foot Aldi supermarket, a 12,000-square-foot preschool, and 487 apartments. Cope Linder Architects is the designer.

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