A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has revealed that construction is underway at Vine Street Apartments, a 120-unit residential development at 1201-09 Vine Street in Callowhill in Lower North Philadelphia. Designed by Cadre Design, the development will involve of the renovation and a two-story vertical extension of the six-story prewar Jarvis Building at 1209 Vine Street, as well as the addition of a ground-up, eight-story extension at the northwest corner of Vine Street and North 12th Street. The development team consists of Meritis Group as the owner, Equinox Management as the contractor, Cornerstone Consulting as the engineer, Macintosh Engineering as the structural engineer, and GNP Design Group as the MEP engineer.
A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has revealed that construction is complete at a four-story, three-unit multi-family building at 1025 Buttonwood Street in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia, near the elevated Rail Park. The site sits on the north side of the block between North 10th and North 11th streets. Designed by YCH Architect, the structure spans 3,297 square feet. Permits list Lins Decoration Contractor as the contractor and a construction cost of $180,000.
Center City West is a section of Center City located roughly between 21st, Chestnut, and Arch streets and the Schuylkill River. For decades, the neighborhood was comprised primarily of parking lots, yet in recent years the area has been on the rise with a large number of projects that have recently been completed, underway, and proposed. The largest developments that have originally been completed in the neighborhood are the PECO Building, completed in 1970, and the Aramark Headquarters which renovated the structure of an existing building at 2400 Market Street in 2019. With Aramark relocating its headquarters to the neighborhood, the company saw the potential of the area’s growth. 2222 Market Street, the first development of the new construction wave was revealed in 2019, and is currently underway.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit multi-family building at 626 West Norris Street in North Philadelphia East. The building will span a total of 3,939 square feet. A roof deck will be located at the top of the structure. Construction costs are listed at $190,000.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction is underway at a five-story, 32-unit multi-family structure at 231 West Johnson Street in Morton, Northwest Philadelphia. The 35,519-square-foot structure will hold 32 residential units and 19 parking spaces. Permits list Scott Woodruff as the architect and Venco Builders Inc. as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $4.97 million.