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1359 Frankford Avenue. Credit: NORR via the Civic Design Review

Permits Issued for 1359 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown

Permits have been issued for the construction of a new mixed-use building at 1359 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown. Designed by NORR, with Tester Construction as the contractor, the new building will stand four stories tall, with a commercial space on the ground floor. There will be 61 apartments throughout the structure, with access to a common roof deck situated at the top. In total, the building will span 48,475 square feet. Construction costs are listed at $7.5 million.

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Rendering of 36-38 South 2nd Street. Credit: CANNOdesign

Excavation Underway at 36-38 South 2nd Street in Old City

Construction is beginning to make progress at 36-38 South 2nd Street, site of a future mixed-use development in the Old City section of Center City. Designed by CANNOdesign, the building will stand seven stories tall, an appropriate height for Old City. Commercial space will sit on the ground floor and 61 residential units will be located above. The building will hold 51,623 square feet of space and include a roof deck. Tester Construction is the contractor behind the project. Construction costs are estimated at $10.5 million.

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Rendering of 1801-59 North American Street. Credit: HDO Architecture.

Permits Issued for 110-Unit Building at 1801-59 North American Street in Olde Kensington

Permits have been issued for the construction of a 110-unit mixed-use building at 1801-59 North American Street in Olde Kensington. Designed by HDO Architecture, the building will rise five stories tall, yield 110,772 square feet of space, and will include two commercial spaces at the ground floor in a retail podium. Residential units will be situated above. A common roof deck located atop the second floor, and balconies will offer building residents pleasant outdoor space. The project will include 60 parking spaces, as well as 39 bicycle spaces. The building will also feature a green roof. Tester Construction is listed as the general contractor. Construction costs are estimated at $15.95 million.

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Rendering of 36-38 South 2nd Street. Credit: CANNOdesign

Permits Issued for 61-Unit Mixed-Use Building at 36-38 South 2nd Street in Old City

Permits have been issued for the construction of a seven-story mixed-use development at 36-39 South 2nd Street in the Old City section of Center City. Designed by CANNOdesign, the structure will hold 51,623 square feet of interior space and will offer 61 residential units as well as commercial space on the ground floor. A roof deck will be situated at the top. Tester Construction is the general contractor. Construction costs are estimated at $10.5 million.

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Rendering of 1952-58 North Front Street. Credit: Canno Design,

Permits Issued for Mixed-Use Renovation and Vertical Extension at 1952-58 North Front Street in Fishtown, Kensington

Permits have been issued for a 46-unit multi-family renovation of an existing building located at 1952-58 North Front Street in Fishtown, Kensington. Designed by CANNOdesign, the development’s vertical addition will bring its height to five floors. Commercial space will be included on the ground floor and a green roof will be situated at the top. In total, the building will hold 58,134 square feet of space. Construction costs are estimated at $8.9 million.

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