315 West Berks Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. May 2023

Construction Not Yet Started at 315 West Berks Street in Norris Square

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has noted that construction has still not started at the site of a three-story, three-unit residential building planned at 315 West Berks Street in Norris Square. The development will replace a vacant lot situated on the north side of the block between North Orianna Street and North 4th Street. The development will rise from a 1,026-square-foot ground footprint and will span 3,787 square feet, which lends an average of just over 1,200 square feet per apartment. Features will include full sprinkling and a roof deck, which will offer unobstructed views in most directions. Permits list Jessie Claus as the owner, David McArthur as the design professional, and GTMO Development LLC as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $250,000.

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1301 Ridge Avenue. Photo by Jamie Meller. May 2023

Finishing Touches Underway at Apartment Complex at 1301 Ridge Avenue in Poplar, Lower North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has noted that finishing touches are underway at a multi-building development at 1301-07 Ridge Avenue in Poplar, Lower North Philadelphia. 1301 Ridge Avenue, the building situated at the south end of the wedge-shaped site, boasts stats representative of the complex; it 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 specified at $380,000.

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Permits Issued For 3618 Wallace Street In Mantua, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story residential building at 3618 Wallace Street in Mantua, West Philadelphia. The building will be constructed on a corner parcel bound by 36th Street and Wallace Street. Permits list Buckley Futures LLC as the contractor and a construction cost of $1.6 million. VBC Studio is responsible for the designs.

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