A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has noted that excavation work is well underway at a seven-story, 128-unit mixed-use development at 4240 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia. Designed by DAS Architects, the structure is located on the south side of the block between South 42nd and South 43rd streets. The development will span 141,928 square feet, of which nearly 40,000 square feet will be used as office. Apartment sizes will likely average at just below 800 square feet each. Permits list Intercultural Family Services as the owner, Morris Clarke as the design professional, and HC Pody Company as the contractor. Construction costs are listed at $15.3 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a multi-family structure located at 825-27 Bainbridge Street in Bella Vista, South Philadelphia. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the new building will rise four stories tall, featuring 15 residential units. A zoning permit calls for five bicycle spaces to also be included in the project. Many units will include balconies/decks, and there will be a green roof atop the structure. In total, the building will span 19,200 square feet. Construction costs are listed at $3.2 million.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction is underway at a seven-story, 47-unit building at 1118 North Front Street near the confluence of Northern Liberties and Fishtown. Designed by BLT Architects, the building will rise on the west side of the block between West Wildey Street and Girard Avenue, just to the south of the Girard Avenue Station on the Market-Frankford Line. The structure will take up a footprint of 6,920 square feet and will hold 44,090 square feet of interior space, with just over 900 square feet per average unit. The property will also offer ground-level commercial space, which will positively contribute to the local commercial corridor. The building will be fully sprinkled. Permits list US Construction Inc. as the contractor. Construction costs are stated at $7.04 million.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction work has still not started at a four-story, four-unit apartment building at 1426 North 7th Street in Ludlow, North Philadelphia, although permits have been issued last September. The structure will rise on the west side of the block between Master and Jefferson streets, where much development has taken place in recent years. Designed by Cadre Design & Development, the building will span 4,390 square feet, lending an average of nearly 1,100 square feet per apartment. Permits list the United Group General Contractor Inc. as the contractor and a construction cost of $437,000.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that demolition prep has apparently begun at the site of a seven-story, 220-unit residential building planned at 417 Callowhill Street (alternately 417-25 Callowhill Street) in Northern Liberties. Designed by Bernardon, the building will rise just to the north of Old City and will offer apartments ranging from studios to two-bedroom apartments, as well as 29,980 square feet of amenities, an expansive roof deck, and 71 parking spaces.