Construction recently wrapped up on Studio House Philly, a mixed-use development at 1613 Germantown Avenue in Olde Kensington, North Philadelphia. The four-story building spans house numbers 1611 to 1627 and offers 35,870 square feet of floor space. According to the website, the complex is targeted toward young professionals, offering 40 rental studios and seven two-level live/work units with 500-square-foot retail spaces facing Germantown avenue, as well as parking for three vehicles and 40 bicycles.
Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant two-story prewar rowhouse at 7112 Upland Street in Elmwood Park, Southwest Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program at a cost of $10,413. Rivera Samuel Cardona is the listed owner. Monticello Contractors Inc. is the listed contractor.
Philly YIMBY is launching its first annual December Development Countdown, where, in reverse height order, we look at the 31 tallest buildings proposed or under construction in Philadelphia. Number 31 on the list is 20th+Arch, a 260-foot-tall, 15-story office building planned at 2000 Arch Street in Center City West (alternatively in Logan Square). Developed by Parkway Commercial Properties (aka the Parkway Corporation) and designed by L2P Architects, the building will offer roughly 400,000 square feet of office space. No construction work has yet taken place.
A zoning permit has been filed for the construction of a multi-family structure at 5127 Duffield Street in Frankford, Northeast Philadelphia. The property sits on the east side of the block located between Dyre Street and Pratt Street. The building will span a 9,433-square-foot footprint and will rise to a height not exceeding 38 feet. No floor count has been specified, though it is likely to rise for stories as the permit calls for balconies at the fourth floor. Gateway Court LP is the listed owner.
Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant two-story prewar rowhouse at 275 South 62nd Street in Cobbs Creek, West Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling is located at the southeast corner of South 62nd Street and Irving Street and will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program at a cost of $17,777. Do Hong is the listed owner. Pedro Palmer Construction Inc. is the listed contractor.