644-46 North 40th Street Elevation

Permits Issued for 644-46 North 40th Street in Belmont, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story residential project proposed for development at 644-46 North 40th Street, Belmont, West Philadelphia. The project site is a mid-block lot facing North 40th Street, bound by Fairmount Avenue, North Preston Street, and Wallace Street. Permits list Cornerstone Consulting Engineering & Architecture Inc as the contractor. Toner Architecture is responsible for the designs. JB Anderson is also on the project team.

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Rendering of the previous proposal at 1101-33 South 9th Street via SkyscraperPage

Construction Still Pending at 1101-33 South 9th Street in the Italian Market in South Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has noted that construction has still not started at the site of a proposed seven-story, 157-unit mixed-use building at 1101-33 South 9th Street in the Italian Market in South Philadelphia, although site prep is currently underway. The structure will rise at the southeast corner of 9th Street and Washington Avenue, replacing a large parcel that has long sat vacant. Designed by BLT Architects, the development will span 204,351 square feet and feature 15,192 square feet of commercial space and parking. Permits list HC Pody Company as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $52 million.

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1740 North Marshall Street. Building elevation. Credit: HDO Architecture via the Department of Planning and Development of the City of Philadelphia

Permits Issued for 1740 North Marshall Street in North Philadelphia East

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit apartment building at 1740 North Marshall Street in North Philadelphia East. The new structure will rise from a vacant lot situated on the west side of the block between Cecil B. Moore Avenue and Montgomery Avenue. Designed by HDO Architecture, the building will span 3,577 square feet and will feature a cellar and a roof deck. Permits list Finch Development as the contractor.

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1939 South 5th Street. Building rendering. Credit: Toner Architects via the City of Philadelphia

Renovation Work Starts at 1939 South 5th Street in Wharton, South Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that construction work has started at a renovation and vertical extension of a two-story building at 1939 South 5th Street in Wharton, South Philadelphia. The development is situated at the northeast corner of South 5th and McKean streets. Designed by Toner Architects, the new overbuild will add a third story and 1,216 square feet to the existing 2,657-square-foot building. The resulting mixed-use structure will span 3,873 square feet and feature ground-floor commercial space, an artist studio, two residential units, and a single-car garage. Permits list Gina L. Romano as the contractor and specify a total improvement cost of $490,000, of which $375,000 comprises the construction cost.

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1164 South 18th Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. March 2024

Construction Complete at 1164 South 18th Street in Point Breeze, South Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has observed that construction work is complete at a four-story, four-unit residential building at 1164 South 18th Street in Point BreezeSouth Philadelphia. Designed by 24/7 Design Group, the development will rise at the northwest corner of South 18th and Federal streets. A private roof deck will be 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.

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