Riverwalk is a two-tower rental development under construction at 60 North 23rd Street on the Schuylkill River waterfront in Center City West (alternately Logan Square). Designed by Gensler and developed and built by the PMC Property Group, the complex will offer 711 apartments upon completion. The north tower, which stands 315 feet and 28 stories tall, has been completed for several months. The taller south tower, which rises 362 feet and 32 stories and will hold 380 units, is being assembled at a rather slow pace.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that work is nearly finished at Southbridge Condos, a four-story, six-unit condominium development under construction at 701 South 19th Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia. Designed by Gnome Architects and developed by Zatos Investments, the building spans a 3,802-square-foot ground footprint and will offer 8,122 square feet of interior space, which translates to a sizable average of over 1,300 square feet per condo. Building features will include full sprinkling, balconies in select units, and roof decks that promise to offer sweeping vistas of the skylines of nearby Center City and University City. Permits list Point Builders Design Concepts as the contractor. The total construction cost is specified at $500,000.
Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit revealed that construction is making steady progress at a four-story, six-unit mixed-use building underway at 2301 Grays Ferry Avenue in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia, with cladding work apparently ready to start. The project consists of a three-story vertical extension. The development consists of a three-story vertical extension to an original single-story structure, where a restaurant will be retained on the ground floor and 8,475 square feet of residential space will be added above. The building will feature a basement and full sprinkling. Permits list 2302 Grays Avenue L as the owner and Donald Plummer as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $1 million.
Foundation work is currently underway at a four-story, four-unit residential building under construction at 1164 South 18th Street in Point Breeze, South Philadelphia, as Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit revealed. Designed by 24/7 Design Group, the development will rise at the northwest corner of South 18th and Federal streets. Building features will include full sprinkling and a private roof deck accessible to a single unit. Permits list Federal 4 LP as the owner, Casey Lafferty as the contractor, and a construction cost of $400,000.
Renovation work has made significant progress at the renovation of a former clothing factory and warehouse at 2501 Oakford Street in Grays Ferry, South Philadelphia. Designed by Stanev Potts Architects, the project adds a fifth floor to the hulking, dilapidated four-story structure and converts the interior into 54 residences and artist studios. The 8,397-square foot addition will boost the 52,420-square-foot structure to a total of 60,817 million, at a cost of $8.5 million in construction work. Permits list 25th and Oakford LLC as the owner and Reed Street Builders LLC as the contractor. Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed that significant progress has been made on the renovation, and the structure appears on track toward completion some time this or next year.