244-58 North 2nd Street. Credit: LandMark Architectural Design LLC via the City of Philadelphia

Foundations Underway at Townhouse Complex at 244-58 North 2nd Street in Old City

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has revealed that foundation work is largely complete at an 11-townhouse development at 244-58 North 2nd Street in thee Old City section of Center City. Designed by LandMark Architectural Design, each townhouse will rise four stories and span nearly 5,000 square feet, and feature a cellar, a roof deck, an elevator, and a two-car garage. Permits list OCF Construction as the contractor.

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871 North 20th Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. April 2022

Construction Complete at 871 North 20th Street in Fairmount, Lower North Philadelphia

A recent site visit has revealed that construction has been completed at a four-story multi-family building at 871 North 20th Street in Fairmount, Lower North Philadelphia. The building features a cellar and three condominium units, each with access to a roof deck that offer extensive views of the skyline thanks to the structure’s prominence above its surroundings. Permits list RDM Construction LLC as the contractor and a construction cost of $241,000.

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141-43 North 4th Street. Credit: Design Blendz.

Renovation and Construction Imminent at 141-43 North 4th Street in Old City

Last month, Philadelphia YIMBY reported that permits have been issued for renovation and an addition at 141-43 North 4th Street in Old City. Designed by Designblendz, the development will rise from a through-block site that stretches from North 4th to North Orianna streets and will involve renovation of a historic four-story, 18,160-square-foot building on 4th Street and the construction of a six-story, 19,406-square-foot annex at Orianna Street. In total, the project will span 37,566 square feet and feature 36 residential units as well 13 off-site accessory parking spaces and ten bicycle spaces. Permits list John G. Traver Co. Inc. as the owner, Pioneer Construction and Development Corporation as the contractor, and a construction cost of $2.86 million.

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