700 Master Street. Looking southwest. Credit: Mark Henninger via Google

Construction Permits Filed at 700 Master Street in Yorktown, North Philadelphia

A construction permit has been filed at 700 Master Street in the Yorktown neighborhood in North Philadelphia. The project, located at the southwest corner of Master and North 7th streets, will replace a three-story townhouse, for which a demolition permit was filed in March. The new structure would also stand three stories. In addition, it would include a basement, bay extensions on the front and side elevations, and a private roof deck with an access structure. The total height would not exceed 38 feet. Jacoby Michael is the listed owner.

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Work To Soon Wrap Up On The Dual Branded W/Element Hotel, Center City

Completion approaches at the dual-branded W/Element Hotel, a 582-foot tower at 1441 Chestnut Street designed by Cope-Linder Architects. The 773,500 square foot property was first scheduled to be opened back in spring 2018, but the opening date was significantly pushed back. The structure had started rising in August 2016 after setbacks with the foundation, but the tower had made a steady rise, popping into the skyline by the second quarter of 2018. With the concrete structure topped in August 2018 and steel topped with the W logo at the end of October, the jagged-faced tower is now largely finished.

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Permits Filed For 2415 Mutter Street in Kensington

New construction permits have been filed for 2415 Mutter Street in Kensington, Philadelphia. The structure will consist of a single family dwelling that will include a basement, roof deck, and pilot house. The listed owner is V2 Properties Entity 6 LL, while the specified contractor is New Jersey-based Rock Haven Builders LLC.

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