Rendering of Northbank. Credit: ISA Architects.

Renderings Revealed for Northbank Expansion in Fishtown

Renderings and new plan details have been revealed for the expansion of Northbank in Fishtown. Designed by ISA, the plan will feature 120 new townhomes, 50 new duplexes holding 100 residential units, and a four-story mixed-use building will containing 80 units as well as the new neighborhood’s first retail component spanning 5,000 square feet. In total, there will 300 new residential units and 417 parking spaces included to serve these homes, with 329 in garages and 88 open-air spaces.

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Rendering of 545 North Broad Street. Credit: CANNO Design.

Topping-Out Nears at 545 North Broad Street in Poplar, Lower North Philadelphia

Construction at the nine-story-tall, 108-unit mixed-use building at 545 North Broad Street in PoplarLower North Philadelphia has progressed to a point where the structure appears to be very close to topping out. Designed by CANNOdesign, the new building will yield a total of 152,635 square feet of space, including 11,130 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor, with residential units above. The project will include parking for 31 cars and 50 parking bicycles. Construction costs are listed at $20 million.

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Rendering of 1031 Germantown Avenue. Credit: JKRP Architects.

Renderings Revealed For 1031 Germantown Avenue In Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Renderings have been revealed for a townhome development at 1031 Germantown Avenue in Northern LibertiesNorth Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects, the development will entail the construction of 20 “multi-family” units (essentially townhomes), each spanning 3,419 square feet. A parking area will hold capacity for 38 cars and 19 bicycles.

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A Project HOPE development at 115 East Huntingdon Street. Credit: Cecil Baker + Partners Architects

A Detailed Look at Upcoming Project HOME Residence at 115 East Huntingdon Street in West Kensington

Recently Philadelphia YIMBY visited the site of a new 56-unit Project HOME assisted residential facility under renovation at 115 East Huntingdon Street at the Temple University Campus Episcopal Campus in West Kensington. The development is part of Temple University Hospital’s ongoing effort to create over 1,000 affordable supported-living residences for persons that have experienced homelessness, mental illnesses, substance abuse, and other issues. The project team consists of Cecil Baker + Partners Architects as the designer, Temple University Hospital’s Project HOME as the owner/developer, and T. N. Ward Company as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $14.9 million. In the previous article we focused on the project’s social mission and its financial backers, which include musician Jon Bon Jovi. Today we look at the architectural and technical aspects of the massive, five-story renovation project.

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