Current view of 22 East Durham Street. Credit: Google.

Permits Issued for Eight-Unit Building at 22 East Durham Street in Mount Airy, Northwest Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of an eight-unit mixed-use building at 22 East Durham Street in Mount AiryNorthwest Philadelphia. The structure will rise five stories tall, with office space situated on the ground floor. A roof decks will be situated atop the building. In total, the structure will hold 2,400 square feet of interior space and cost an estimated $1.2 million to build. Joseph Donahue is listed as the design professional, with PRA Construction Management Services LLC specified as the contractor.

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Rendering of 2600-40 East Hagert Street. Credit: HDO Architecture.

Permits Issued for Townhouse Complex at 2600-40 East Hagert Street in Olde Richmond, Kensington

Permits have been issued for the construction of a townhouse complex at 2600-40 East Hagert Street in Olde Richmond, Kensington. Designed by HDO Architecture and developed by Streamline Philly, the project will consist of 11 homes. Each will rise four stories tall and contain just under 2,600 square feet of interior space. Costs are estimated at $289,592 per townhouse.

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One Liberty Place and the W/Element Hotel lit up from New Jersey. Photo by Thomas Koloski

Last Year’s December Development Countdown Ranks at Number 24 on Philly YIMBY’s First Anniversary Countdown

We apologize for the somewhat confusing headline. Philadelphia YIMBY’s First Anniversary Countdown tracks the most frequently mentioned article categories over the course of the past year. Last year’s December Development Countdown, which looked at the 31 tallest buildings under construction or proposed in the city, racked up 31 category listings during its month-long run, earning it the 24th place on the ongoing countdown. Today we look at the top three entries from the December Countdown, all located in Center City, and check in on the progress they have made so far in 2021.

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Current view of 1325 Spruce Street. Credit: Google.

Permits Issued for Renovation of Prewar Townhouse at 1325 Spruce Street in Washington Square West, Center City

Permits have been issued for a multi-family renovation of a four-story prewar building at 1325 Spruce Street in Washington Square WestCenter City. Upon completion, the building will be refitted to house nine residential units. The renovations are expected to cost $207,350. D N Construction Company is listed as the project’s contractor.

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