Spruce Hill

4251 Sansom Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. January 2023

Construction Complete at 4251 Sansom Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has noted that construction work is complete at a three-story, four-unit multi-family building at 4251 Sansom Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia. The structure stands on the north side of the block between South 42nd and South 43rd streets, just to the east of its twin at 4253 Sansom Street, which was completed around a year earlier. Designed by Kore Design Architecture, the structure spans 5,613 square feet, which translates to a generous 1,403 square feet per unit. Permits list Northeast Builders LLC as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $400,000.

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4415 Chestnut Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. January 2023

Construction Underway at 4415 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has noted significant construction progress at a five-story, 40-unit mixed-use building at 4415 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia. Designed by Wulff Architects and developed by Orens Brothers Real Estate, the building will include retail space as well as features such as elevator service, a green roof, full sprinkling, and 14 bicycle spaces. Permits list Orens Development Inc. as the owner and Orens Brothers Inc. as the general contractor. Construction is expected to cost $5.5 million. The structure will be a part of a two-building complex that extends through the block to Ludlow Street to the north, which will total 70 units.

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Rendering of 4240 Chestnut Street. Credit: DAS Architects.

Excavation Underway at 4240 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has noted that excavation work is well underway at a seven-story, 128-unit mixed-use development at 4240 Chestnut Street in Spruce HillWest Philadelphia. Designed by DAS Architects, the structure is located on the south side of the block between South 42nd and South 43rd streets. The development will span 141,928 square feet, of which nearly 40,000 square feet will be used as office. Apartment sizes will likely average at just below 800 square feet each. Permits list Intercultural Family Services as the owner, Morris Clarke as the design professional, and HC Pody Company as the contractor. Construction costs are listed at $15.3 million.

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4145 Chestnut Street. Rendering credit: Coscia Moos Architecture

Construction Still Pending at 4145 Chestnut Street in University City, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit has revealed that construction has not yet started at a 136-unit mixed-use building at 4145 Chestnut Street in University CityWest Philadelphia. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture, the 152,230-square-foot building will rise seven stories tall and will feature commercial space on the ground floor and a roof deck at the top. Construction costs are specified at $14.6 million.

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4200 Market Street. Credit: JKRP Architects.

Renderings Revealed For 4200 Market Street In Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia

Renderings have been revealed for a new mixed-use development located at 4200 Market Street in Spruce HillWest Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects, the new building will rise six stories tall, with a mix of commercial and residential space. Retail will be be located on the ground floor of the development fronting Market Street and 42nd Street, spanning 22,511 square feet, while most of the remaining area will be occupied by 20,000 square feet of parking space. 2,707 square feet of space will be reserved for “residential common spaces.” Other amenity spaces will be located at the second floor (3,920 square feet) as well as at a roof deck atop the structure (5,000 square feet of space). In total, there will be 352 residential units within the structure. 104 accessory parking spaces will be included within the project to help serve these units, including five handicap space, a van accessible space, and three interior loading spaces.

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