Northbank at 2001 Beach Street. Credit: ISA Architects

Construction Continues at Northbank at 2001 Beach Street in Fishtown

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has documented the latest construction progreess at Northbank, a 491-unit complex rising at 2001 Beach Street on the Delaware River waterfront in Fishtown. Designed by ISA, Northbank will now offer 387 single-family townhomes and 104 duplex units. A total of 781 parking spaces will be included, of which 199 will be located outdoors. Below we share a project update that shows its townhouses in various stages of construction.

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1321 North Front Street. Building elevation. Credit: NORR via the City of Philadelphia

Demolition Pending at 321 North Front Street in Fishtown

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has noted that demolition still not started at the site of a proposed seven-story mixed-use building at 1321 North Front Street in Fishtown, Kensington. Designed by NORR, the building will span 31,167 square feet and will contain 2,545 square feet of retail and 36 apartments. Permits list East Columbia and Memphis A. as the owner, Peroni Management Inc. as the contractor, and a construction cost of $4 million.

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800-08 Callowhill Street

Construction Underway at 800-08 Callowhill Street in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction work is underway at nine adjacent multi-family structures at 800-808 Callowhill Street in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia. The site is located between North 8th Street and North 9th Street in a predominantly industrial area. The project will consist of nine four-story structures with a total of 40 residential units. The development will provide 19 parking spaces for the residents, including one that will be ADA accessible. Permits list Carolina Pena asthe listed design professional and Three R Construction LLC as the listed contractor.

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Rendering of 1212-16 North Delaware Avenue.

Construction Not Yet Started at 1212-16 North Delaware Avenue in Fishtown

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has discovered that construction work has not yet started at a six-story mixed-use structure proposed at 1212-16 North Delaware Avenue in Fishtown. Situated on the north side of the block between Marlborough Street and East Columbia Avenue, he building will feature commercial space at the ground floor and 48 apartments above. In total, the new building will hold 41,538 square feet of space. The project will include a roof deck and 12 off-site parking spaces for building residents, one of which will be reserved for car sharing, as well as 16 bicycle spaces. Permits list Janice Woodcock as the design professional and GMT Associates, Inc. as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $6.5 million.

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1701 North 2nd Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. January 2023

Construction Nears Completion at 1701 North 2nd Street in Kensington

Philadelphia YIMBY has recently visited the site of a six-story mixed-use building that is nearing completion at 1701 North 2nd Street in Olde Kensington. Designed by Stuart Rosenberg Architects and developed by Brick Capital, the loft-styled structure, situated at the northeast corner of 2nd Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue, rises 70 feet tall to the main roof and 84 feet to the top of the elevator bulkhead. The development will feature commercial space on the ground floor, a roof deck, and parking for 23 cars. Permits list Bohler Engineering as a designer and City Center Construction Corp. as the contractor. The construction cost is specified at $10 million.

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