Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant three-story prewar rowhouse at 2435 Redner Street in Sharswood, North Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling sits on the north side of the block located between North 24th Street and North 25th Street and will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program at a cost of $11,740. The Philadelphia Housing Authority is the listed owner. Pedro Palmer Construction Inc. is the listed contractor.
At number 29 on Philly YIMBY’s December Development Rundown is the 290-foot-tall, 24-story building planned at 300 North Columbus Boulevard in Old City, on the Delaware River waterfront near the border of Northern Liberties. The tower was designed by Handel Architects and is developed by the Durst Organization, which recently won a bid to develop the gigantic Penn’s Landing Redevelopment a few blocks to the south. The 370,000-square foot building will bring 360 units to the neighborhood. Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit revealed no construction at the site, although there are signs that work may begin soon.
A zoning permit has been filed for the demolition of a three-story mixed-use prewar structure at 2301 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington. The structure stands at the eastern corner of the intersection of Franklin Avenue and East Dauphin Street. 2301 Frankford Avenue LLC is the listed owner.
Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant two-story prewar rowhouse at 2548 North 28th Street in Strawberry Mansion, North Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program at a cost of $15,000. BGN Enterprises LLC is the listed owner. Pedro Palmer Construction Inc. is the listed contractor.
No progress has been made yet at 619 North Broad Street in Poplar, North Philadelphia, an 18-story building that will replace the single-story Bright Horizons Family Solutions structure and the adjacent parking lot. The proposed building will rise to a height of 275 feet, ranking at number 30 on Philly YIMBY’s December Countdown of proposed and under-construction buildings. Designed by Varenhorst and developed by KFA Investments, the building will be a standout neighborhood feature, along with the nearby Congregation Rodeph Shalom at 615 North Broad Street, and is expected to cost $60 million.