712 North 34th Street. Looking west. Credit: Google Maps

Permits Issued for Six-Unit Building at 712 North 34th Street in Mantua, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, six-unit building at 712 North 34th Street in Mantua, West Philadelphia. The new structure will rise from a vacant lot located just steps away from the intersection of North 34th Street and Mantua Avenue. The building’s ground footprint will span 1,096 square feet and the interior will hold 3,900 square feet of space, which translates to a relatively modest 650 square feet per apartment. The project will feature full sprinkling, a cellar, and a roof deck, which will offer dramatic skyline views given its unobstructed location. Permits list Lina Holdings as the owner, Francesco Zampetti as the design professional, and Eugene Naydovich of Fitler Development as the contractor. Construction costs are stated to total $100,000.

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The Standard At Philadelphia. Credit: Cube3

Permits Issued For The Standard At Philadelphia at 119 South 31st Street in University City, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for The Standard At Philadelphia, located at 119 South 31st Street in University CityWest Philadelphia. Designed by Cube3, the tower will rise approximately 210 feet and 19 stories tall. Its 280 residential units will be targeted towards student housing. The project will include 37 parking spaces. Permits list construction costs at just under $50 million.

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139 West Chelten Avenue. Looking northwest. Credit: Google Maps

Permits Issued for 50-Unit Residential Building at 139 West Chelten Avenue in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for a five-story, 50-Unit residential building at 139 West Chelten Avenue in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia. The development will be situated within a two- to three-block walking distance to two SEPTA Regional Rail stations, the Chelten Avenue Station to the southwest and the Germantown Station to the northeast. The ground-level retail space will contribute to the commercial corridor along which the building will be situated. The structure will span a 13,681-square-foot footprint and will feature 52,391 square feet of interior space, full sprinkling, and an unspecified number of parking spaces. Permits list Chen Yi Di and Lin Chao Ming as the owners, Gabrielle Canno as the design professional, and Tester Construction Group LLC as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $7.7 million.

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1620 Sansom Street. Credit: Solomon Cordwell Buenz

Excavation Nearly Complete at 1620 Sansom Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City

The excavation work is heavily underway and nearly complete at 1620 Sansom Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City, three blocks to the south of Liberty Place. The building will stand 340 feet and 28 stories above ground. The tower is designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by the Southern Land Company, with the Hunter Roberts Construction Group, a trio that has also collaborated on the The Laurel Rittenhouse under construction nearby. The building will hold a total of 306 residential units, along with commercial space on the ground floor.

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Rendering of 2204-14 East Allegheny Avenue. Credit: VDC Studio.

Renderings Revealed for 2204-14 East Allegheny Avenue in Port Richmond, Kensington

Renderings have been revealed for a 189-unit mixed-use development planned at 2204-14 East Allegheny Avenue in Port Richmond, Kensington. The bulk of the project will be situated within a new six-story mid-rise building, which will hold 189 residential units across 146,032 square feet of space. A 17,710-square-foot commercial space will be situated on the ground floor along Allegheny Avenue. A group of 70 townhomes will comprise the rest of the block, rising three to four stories tall. Designed by VBC Studio, the complex will include 87 parking spaces, four being ADA compliant, with an additional 69 set aside for the townhomes, with three being ADA compliant.

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