Façade work is nearly complete at the five-story, 40-unit structure in progress at 517-33 Poplar Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. According to data from 2015, the building will feature a 1:1 parking ratio, with spaces located in an underground garage. A roof deck will be situated at the top of the building. The four residential floors will cost $6,188,400 to build.
Construction is underway at a five-story, 35-unit 101 West Oxford Street in Olde Kensington, North Philadelphia, near the border of Fishtown. A commercial space will be located on the ground floor. Parking and storage space will be located in the basement, with a roof deck and a green roof at the top of the structure.
Permits have been filed for the demolition of a parking garage at 1620 Sansom Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City, two blocks south of the Liberty Place complex. In its place will rise a 340-foot-tall, 27-story residential tower, designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by Southern Land Company, which is currently constructing The Laurel Rittenhouse Square nearby. The tower will will feature a varied mix of materials and will span a major portion of the block, standing on a site measures around 190 by 95 feet. The building will have 298 units and 19,600 square feet of restaurant space, 5,200 square feet of retail, and 67 underground parking spaces.
Construction progress continues at Riverwalk, a pair of residential towers at 60 North 23rd Street in Center City West.The development has already made an impact on the skyline as the north tower has nearly wrapped up the glass and metal exterior. The development will have a total of 711 units, with 331 units located in the north tower, which will open ahead of the south tower. Designed by Gensler and developed by PMC Property Group, which has a number of properties across the city, the 315-foot-tall, 28-story tower features a façade of high quality glass and metal that echoes the Schuylkill River to the west, where the metal forms waves transformed by natural light throughout the day. The concrete-framed structure replaces a large parking lot.
Permits have been filed for a multi-family residential building at 245 North 12th Street in Chinatown, Center City. The attached structure will feature a footprint of 1,776 square feet, an elevator, balconies, and a roof deck. Katie Burrell is the design professional. 245 N 12th Street LP is the listed owner.