1301 Ridge Avenue. Photo by Jamie Meller. June 2022

Construction Underway at 1301 Ridge Avenue in Poplar, North Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY recently visited the site and shares construction photos of a three-unit multi-family building at 1301 Ridge Avenue in Poplar, North Philadelphia. The building will span a footprint measuring 994 square feet and will hold 3,814 square feet of interior space, which translates into spacious apartments measuring well over 1,000 square feet each. The structure will be fully sprinkled. Permits list Greenway Plaza LLC as the owner, Brett Harman as the design professional, and Liu Construction LLC as the contractor. Construction costs are listed at $380,000.

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227 South 60th Street via L & I.

Permits Issued For 227 South 60th Street In Cobbs Creek, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a two-unit mixed-use building at 27 South 60th Street in Cobbs CreekWest Philadelphia. Once completed, the new building will rise three stories tall, with commercial space on the ground floor. The structure will contain a total of 2,901 square feet. Permits list a cost of $489,296. The project is part of a larger development occurring on surrounding land parcels.

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1139-41 North 3rd Street. Credit: Gnome Architects.

Permits Issued for 1139-41 North 3rd Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a five-story, ten-unit mixed-use building at 1139-41 North 3rd Street in Northern LibertiesNorth Philadelphia. Designed by Gnome Architects and developed by Zatos Investments, the new building span 15,324 square feet and feature roof decks accessible via pilot houses. The ground and basement levels of the building will house a commercial/industrial space. Some apartments will have access to partially covered parking space at the building’s rear. Permits list construction costs at $1.6 million.

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5904 Germantown Avenue. Rendering credit: GRIT Construction

Facade Assembly Imminent at 5904 Germantown Avenue in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has discovered that construction work is well underway at a five-story, 28-unit mixed-use building at 5904-96 Germantown Avenue in GermantownNorthwest Philadelphia. The property is situated on the southwest side of the block between West Rittenhouse and West Haines streets, half a block north of Vernon Park. Designed by KCA Design Associates and Ambit Architecture (as the exterior designer), with GRIT Construction as the contractor, the building will span 27,450 square feet and feature 1,215 square feet of commercial space, a roof deck, a green roof, and full sprinkling. Permits list a construction cost of $3.7 million.

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