1515 West Stiles Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. June 2022

Construction Tops Out at 1515 West Stiles Street in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has revealed that construction is continues to advance at a four-story, two-family building at 1515 West Stiles Street in Cecil B. Moore, Lower North Philadelphia. The development, which has been topped out since last visit, rises on the north side of the block between North 15th and North 16th streets, a few blocks south of Temple University. Designed by Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture, the building will span 3,106 square feet and will feature a basement and a roof deck. Permits list the site as a Philadelphia city property and specify Metro Impact, LLC as the contractor.

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1201 West Girard Avenue. Credit: Landmark Architectural Design LLC

Construction Underway at 1201 West Girard Avenue in Yorktown, North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has discovered that construction is well underway at a four-story, 166-unit multi-family building at 1201 West Girard Avenue in Yorktown, North Philadelphia. Designed by Landmark Architectural Design LLC, the 118,298-square-foot structure will reintroduce significant residential presence to a site formerly occupied by a suburban-style pharmacy, helping restore the area to its vibrant prewar density level. Permits list OCF Construction LLC as the contractor and a construction cost of $17.2 million.

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Rendering of 1428-38 Callowhill Street. Credit: J2a Architects.

Construction Anticipated at 1428 Callowhill Street in Spring Garden, Lower North Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed no signs of construction at the site of a 13-story, 162-unit building proposed at 1428 Callowhill Street in Spring GardenLower North Philadelphia, though construction permits have been issued at the end of last year. Designed by j2a Architects, the building will span 117,624 square feet. The development will feature parking for 31 cars and 74 bicycles. Permits list BSI Construction as the contractor and construction costs of $19 million.

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