411-19 North 9th Street. Credit: Parallel Architecture.

Permits Issued for Willow Steam Plant Renovation in Callowhill

Permits have been issued for a mixed-use renovation of the Willow Steak Plant at 411-19 North 9th Street in Callowhill. The eight-story structure will be retrofitted with commercial space and restaurant at the ground floor, along with eight residential units. The upper floors will hold 61 additional residential units. Total renovated space will span 76,806 square feet. Parallel Architecture is the firm behind the renovation.

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2112 Ridge Avenue. Credit: JKRP Architects.

Permits Issued for 2112 Ridge Avenue in Sharswood, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a new mixed-use development at 2112 Ridge Avenue in SharswoodNorth Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects, the building will rise four stories tall, with a commercial space at the ground floor. The rest of the building will hold 36 residential units, all slated to be apartments. The building will span 33,370 square feet.

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626 North Delaware Avenue. Credit: Coscia Moos Architecture

Construction Site Sits Fallow at 626 North Delaware Avenue in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

A recent site visit Philly YIMBY HAS revealed no new construction progress at the site of the DeSimone Tower, a 18-story, 96-unit mixed-use building proposed at 626 North Delaware Avenue in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture, the building, also known under its full address of 626-30 North Delaware Avenue, is slated to rise at a site bordered by the Delaware Avenue to the east, Fairmount Avenue to the north, and North Front Street to the west, next to the Delaware River waterfront. The development takes its name from DeSimone Automotive Group, which plans to run a multi-level car dealership at the building base. Apartments will be located on the floors above.

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741 Spring Garden Street. Credit: JKRP Architects

Construction Underway at 741 Spring Garden Street in Poplar, North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction is underway at a seven-story, 146-unit mixed-use building at 741 Spring Garden Street in Poplar, Lower North Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects and developed by Arts + Crafts Holdings, the project will span 99,114 square feet, which includes retail, as well as car and bicycle parking. Permits list Camfred Construction as the contractor and a construction cost of $4.95 million.

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