A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY provides a fresh update on the block-long, 58-unit complex at 620 Moore Street in Wharton, South Philadelphia. Designed by CANNOdesign, the primarily residential development will consist of three adjoining buildings, each rising four stories and spanning a site flanked by Moore Street to the north, South 6th Street to the east, and South 7th Street to the west. A 52-unit apartment building, articulated as separate independent structures, will span the majority of the site. At the street corners, two mixed-use buildings will each hold a commercial space at the ground floor and three residences on the floors above.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has discovered considerable construction progress at a four-story, six-unit residential building at 1108-12 Sigel Street in Wharton, South Philadelphia, since we last stopped by in January. The structure replaces a single-story, warehouse-style commercial building on the south end of the block located between South 11th and South Sartain streets. The development will include parking for four cars and 11 bicycles, as well as a roof deck. Permits list Diantonio & Bongiovanni B. as the owners, Timothy Kerner as the design professional, and Diantonio & Bongiovanni LLC as the contractor, indicating that the structure will be constructed by the owner. Construction costs are specified at $600,000.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction is making progress at a four-story, 42-unit mixed-use residential and commercial development at 1429-31 Federal Street in Point Breeze, South Philadelphia. The development rises on the north side of the block between South Broad Street and South 15th Street. Designed by Vincent Mancini, the development will span 34,668 square feet and feature retail space at the ground floor, a green roof, and parking for 14 bicycles. Permits list Top Gun Enterprises as the contractor and a construction cost of $3.8 million.
The tallest development in Center City is wrapping exterior construction outside while work continues inside. At 1911 Walnut Street, The Laurel Rittenhouse dominates the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by Southern Land Company, the tower stands 604 feet and 48 stories tall, with a four-story podium to the north. The skyscraper will feature 185 rental units and 64 luxury condominiums, along with retail space, an Equinox gym, and amenity space in the podium and on the 27th floor.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a 15-unit multi-family development located at 646 North 32nd Street in Mantua, West Philadelphia. Upon completion, the new building will rise four stories tall, with an access structure leading to a roof deck.