Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant two-story prewar rowhouse at 5617 Kingsessing Avenue in Kingsessing, Southwest Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling will be dismantled as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. The cost of demolishing the 1,200-square-foot structure is $13,600. The owners of the property are Sydney L. Ellis and Vivian E. Ellis. Thomas Curran is the contractor.
A 23-townhouse complex has been proposed at 209-211 Delmar Street in Manayunk, Northwest Philadelphia. Designed by Alma Architecture, the development combines the city’s traditional rowhouses with a courtyard typology as a solution for the deep-set, sloped site, as illustrated in the firm’s recent Civic Design Review submission. The design is a novel adaptation to a challenging site in Northwest Philadelphia’s hilly terrain, which contrasts with the generally flat city.
Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant two-story rowhouse at 3918 North Percy Street in Hunting Park, North Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling is located on a block between West Pike Street and West Luzerne Street. The dilapidated prewar building will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. The gross floor area of the building is 1,200 square feet and the cost of the future work will be $10,000. The property is owned by Clifton Spady and Pasty Spady. The contractor listed is Pedro Palmer Construction Inc.
Permits have been filed for the demolition of a two-story prewar rowhouse at 5446 Media Street in Hestonville, West Philadelphia. The property is located on the south side of a short block between North 55th Street and North Conestoga Street. The single-family dwelling will be coming down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. The cost of demolishing the 1,200-square-foot structure and the associated work will be $15,963. The property is owned by Bryant Jo Ann. The contractor for the project is Thomas Curran.
The exterior nears completion at Ludlow 43, a 76-foot-tall, six-story residential building at 12-14 South 43rd Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia. The structure will feature 18 apartments, with eight one-bedroom, five two-bedroom, three three-bedroom, and two four-bedroom units. The building will also feature five parking spaces, a fitness center, and a roof deck. Some upper floor units will be equipped with balconies.