Aqua Foro at Piazza Alta. Credit: Post Brothers

Piazza Alta Introduces 695 Residential Units and Aqua Foro Rooftop Pool Club to Northern Liberties

Construction continues at Piazza Alta at the intersection of 2nd Street and in Northern Liberties. Developed by Post Brothers, the multi-building project is the latest addition to The Piazza, a major mixed-use development that anchors one of the hottest and fastest-growing neighborhoods in Philadelphia. The 1.2-million-square-foot-plus Alta currently offers 695 rental apartments that range from studios to three-bedroom-plus penthouses that boast luxury finishes and dramatic skyline views that open from the 12-story-plus towers. A stand-out feature of the extensive amenity package is Aqua Foro, a 25,000-square-foot pool club that features numerous interconnected pools and hot tubs, outdoor kitchens, a kids’ splash pad, and poolside cabanas.

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4151 Lancaster Avenue. Credit: Cicada Architecture.

Renderings Revealed for 4151 Lancaster Avenue in Belmont, West Philadelphia

Renderings have been revealed for the construction of a mixed-use development at 4151 Lancaster Avenue in BelmontWest Philadelphia. Designed by Cicada Architecture, the new building will rise five stories tall and will feature an impressive 11,120 square feet of commercial space, along with 50 residential units spanning 31,501 square feet. Parking for 17 bicycles will be included.

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2046-50 East Lehigh Avenue. Rendering credit: Ambit Architecture

Construction Nears Completion at 2046-50 East Lehigh Avenue in East Kensington

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed that construction continues to make progress at 2046-50 Lehigh Avenue in East Kensington. The building, located on the southwest side of the block between between Frankford Avenue and Amber Street, will rise five stories and feature ground-floor commercial space as well as 21 residential units. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the structure will span 21,168 square feet and will feature parking for seven bicycles. Permits list Grit Construction as the contractor and a construction cost of $2.75 million.

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2240 Frankford Avenue. Building elevation along East Dauphin Street. Credit: Mt. Alto Design + Drafting via the City of Philadelphia

Excavation Underway at 2240 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that excavation is underway for a four-story, six-unit mixed-use development at 2240 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown. The project borders Frankford Avenue to the south, Trenton Avenue to the north, and East Dauphin Street to the east. Designed by Mt. Alto Design + Drafting, the building will offer commercial space at the ground floor and balconies in select units. Permits list Kaps Construction as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $450,000.

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