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3618-32 Haverford Avenue. Credit: Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture via Civic Design Review

YIMBY Shares Extensive Project Details for 61-Unit Building Proposed at 3618-32 Haverford Avenue in Mantua, West Philadelphia

Earlier this month, Philly YIMBY shared several renderings for a four-story, 61-unit mixed-use development planned at 3618-32 Haverford Avenue in MantuaWest Philadelphia. Designed by Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture (HDO Architecture) and developed by The HOW Group, the building will rise 45 feet tall, span 60,280 square feet, and offer ground-floor commercial space, two elevators, tenant storage, parking for 22 bicycles, outdoor landscaped space for residents, a roof deck, and a green roof. Today we share an extensive collection of renderings, plans, and diagrams for the proposed building as seen in its Civic Design Review submission.

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1324 Frankford Avenue. Photo by Jamie Meller. March 2022

YIMBY Looks at Recently Completed Rental Development at 1324 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown

Philadelphia YIMBY recently visited the site of a recently completed multi-unit rental building at 1324 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington. Also known under its full address of 1324-38 Frankford Avenue, the development is situated on the west side of the block between West Thompson Street and Master Street. Developed by OCF Realty, the four-story building features 50 one-bedroom units and a roof deck that offers views of the Center City skyline.

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2621-67 Frankford Avenue. Credit: HDO Architecture

A Detailed Look at the 453-Unit Building Proposed at 2621-67 Frankford Avenue in East Kensington

Last month, YIMBY visited the site of the six-story, 453-unit apartment building proposed at 2621-67 Frankford Avenue in East Kensington, where construction permits have been issued last year and construction preparation appears imminent. Today we take a detailed look at the massive building that is one of the largest on the drawing boards in Philadelphia. Designed by Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture (HDO Architecture), with Turn Key Realty LLC as the contractor, the massive structure will hold 412,703 square feet of space and cost at $72 million to construct. The development will offer ample outdoor space for residents and will be a major boost to a rapidly-growing, high-density residential district.

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The Parkside Fishtown at 2110 East Norris Street via

YIMBY Looks at The Parkside Fishtown, a 95-Unit Rental Development in Fishtown

In recent years, a development boom has added hundreds of new apartments to Fishtown, ranging from single-family houses to massive apartment complexes. One of the largest among these is The Parkside Fishtown, a 95-unit rental building completed last year at 2110 East Norris Street. The structure, situated on the south side of the block between North Front Street and Trenton Avenue, rises six stories and holds 85,985 square feet of interior space. Permits list HC Pody Company as the contractor and a construction cost of $12 million.

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1715 North 42nd Street. Building elevation and sections. Credit: Stuart G. Rosenberg Architects (SgRA)

Permits Issued for Six-Unit Building at 1715 North 42nd Street in East Parkside, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, six-unit residential building at 1715 North 42nd Street in East Parkside (alternately the Centennial District), West Philadelphia. The development will replace a vacant lot on the east side of the block between Leidy Avenue and Viola Street, one short block south of the Centennial Commons section of Fairmount Park. Designed by Stuart G. Rosenberg Architects, PC (SgRA), the structure will span 5,080 square feet, which yields just over 800 square feet per average unit. Permits list Crownstone Real Estate LLC as the contractor and a construction cost of $280,000.

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