324 West Girard Avenue. Photo by Jamie Meller. August 2023

Construction Underway at 23 West Girard Avenue in Fishtown

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has observed significant construction progress at a six-story mixed-use development with ground-level retail and 107 residential units at 23 West Girard Avenue in Olde Kensington. Designed by JKRP Architects and developed by Girard Real Estate LLC, the project will span 104,160 square feet and will feature parking for 28 cars and 47 bicycles, full sprinkling, and a roof deck, which, given the building’s future prominence over the surroundings, will likely offer panoramic views of the Center City skyline. Permits list Benchmark Construction Group Inc. as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $21.5 million.

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2144 East Norris Street. Building section. Credit: Fusa Designs via the City of Philadelphia Department of Planning and Development

Permits Issued for 2144 East Norris Street in Fishtown

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit residential building at 2144 East Norris Street in Fishtown. The new development will rise from a vacant lot sited on the southern corner of East Norris Street and Trenton Avenue. Designed by Fusa Designs, the structure will span 3,694 square feet and will feature a basement and a roof deck. Permits list LK Builders as the contractor.

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3615 Sears Street. Credit: Here’s The Plan.

Permits Issued For 3615 Sears Street In Forgotten Bottom, South Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a multi-family development at 3615 Sears Street in Forgotten BottomSouth Philadelphia. The new building will rise three stories tall, with 11 residential units inside. A pilot house will be located at the top of the structure, used for maintenance access as plans do not include a roof deck. In total, the structure is slated to bring 12,000 square feet of new space online. Here’s The Plan is the firm handling the design work, with Omega Home Builders taking on the contracting portion of the project.

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342 West Girard Avenue. Photo by Jamie Meller. March 2024

Construction Complete at 342 West Girard Avenue in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

A recent site visit Philly YIMBY has confirmed that construction work is finished at a six-story, 50-unit mixed-use building at 342 West Girard Avenue (also known as 342-54 West Girard Avenue) in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture and developed by Hightop Real Estate and Development, the project spans 43,010 square feet (which will include 2,252 square feet of retail) and will feature a basement and a parking garage. Permits list Ferraro Construction Group LLC as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $4 million.

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230 North 23rd Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. March 2024

Construction Nearly Finished at Edgewater Apartments at 230 North 23rd Street in Logan Square, Center City

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has confirmed that construction work is nearly complete at Edgewater Apartments, a seven-story, 180-unit residential building at 230 North 23rd Street in Logan Square, Center City. Designed by JKRP Architects, the 145,473-square-foot structure will 83 feet and features residences ranging from studios to two bedrooms.

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