Permits have been filed for the construction of seven four-story residential structures at 1602-1614 North Bodine Street in Olde Kensington. Each building will feature a single-vehicle garage and a roof deck. Venco Builders Inc is the listed contractor and Brett Hartman is the design professional; both are specified for every structure. Owner listing is missing from house numbers 1602, 1604, and 1606, and Pando Property Group LLC is the listed owner for buildings at numbers 1608, 1610, and 1612.
Demolition permits have been filed for a vacant two-story rowhouse at 4012 Aspen Street in the Belmont neighborhood of West Philadelphia. The structure, located near the corner of Aspen Street and North 41st Street, is under the ownership of Pinckney Alvin J. Gamma Wrecking Inc is the contractor listed for the demolition.
As many areas of Center City, notably Center City West, are rapidly filling up with development, Chinatown still has a surprisingly high number of underdeveloped lots. A two-building proposal is slated for one such site at 800 and 830 Vine Street. The Equal Justice Center Towers, developed by Pennrose Management Company and designed by Robert’s & Todd Design, will span a 3.2-acre lot and consist of a mixed-use 13-story high-rise with 132 market rate units, 53 affordable senior units and 150 hotel rooms, and a nine-story office building. A large public plaza will sit at the corner and run between the two buildings at a diagonal angle.
Two uCity Square, a 15-story office building that is part of the greater uCity Square development, is slated to rise at 225 North 38th Street in University City in West Philadelphia. Permits have already been filed for the construction of the foundation, the core, and the tower shell. The 498,023-square-foot high-rise will contain office, research and development, and retail space, as well as three loading bays, 329 parking spaces, and 91 bicycle spaces. Most of these amenities will be located underground. A green roof will be built atop the structure.
Permits have been filed for the construction of a mixed-use structure at 4432 Lancaster Avenue in the Mill Creek neighborhood of West Philadelphia. The new structure will span a 1,210-square-foot footprint and be used office space and apartments. The property sits near the intersection of Westminster Avenue and Lancaster Avenue, and also close to Lex Street and Lancaster Avenue. The property is under the ownership of Mahari 4432 Real Estate LLC.