Construction Progresses at Seville Apartments in Easton, PA

Construction is making steady progress at the Seville Apartments, a 68-unit mixed-use development situated at 56 North 3rd Street in the center of Easton, PA, a town situated about 40 miles north of Philadelphia. Designed by USA Architects, the building will rise five stories and will hold a total of 84,000 square feet of space, including 1,800 square feet of retail space planned on the ground floor. Residential units located above the commercial space, consisting of 45 one-bedroom units and 23 two-bedroom units.

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Permits Issued for Four-Unit Building at 1513 West Girard Avenue in Francisville, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-unit multi-family development located at 1513 West Girard Avenue in the neighborhood of FrancisvilleNorth Philadelphia. Upon completion, the building will rise three stories tall with a roof deck situated at the pinnacle of the structure. One parking space will be included with the development in an accessory parking garage. Construction costs are estimated at $375,000.

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Arthaus. Credit: Kohn Pedersen Fox

Steel Erection Continues Atop the Arthaus in Washington Square West, Center City

Since Arthaus at 311 South Broad Street in Center City topped its concrete structure, the pinnacle of the building has seen much construction activity as steel at the parapet continues to rise, nearing its final height of 542 feet. The 47-story tower is designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, a firm behind well-known structures such as 30 Hudson Yards and One Vanderbilt in New York City, and the Mellon Bank Center at 1735 Market Street. The developer, Dranoff Properties, owns many properties around the city, such as Symphony House and a future residential building at 337 South Broad Street.

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Permits Issued for 152-Unit Development at 900 North 8th Street in Poplar, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of two multi-family developments at 900 North 8th Street in PoplarNorth Philadelphia. The larger of the buildings will be situated at 901-965 North 9th Street. The building will rise five floors tall and include a commercial space. 152 residential units will be situated within the building with each set to be an apartment according to the permit. The structure will be separated into multiple wings and connected by a pedestrian walkway. In total, the building will hold 118,541 square feet of space. Construction costs are estimated at $11,854,100. The other structure will be situated at 900-18 North 8th Street, and will also rise five stories tall. A commercial space will be included in the building, as well as 60 residential units, with each planned to be an apartment according to the permit’s listing. A roof deck is planned on the building at the second floor. Twelve surface parking spaces will be included with the building, with two set to be accessible. Additionally, the building will also have 20 bike spaces. In total, the structure will hold 48,275 square feet of space, with construction costs estimated at $4,827,500.

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Rendering of 204 South 12th Street. Credit: BLT Architects

Site Cleared at 204 South 12th Street in Washington Square West, Center City

Demolition work has been finished at 204 South 12th Street in Washington Square WestCenter City, and a recent site visit observed an uptick in activity after a period of pause. Designed by BLT Architects, the tower will rise 32 stories tall and make a meaningful impact on the Philadelphia skyline. The development will hold 448 residential units, occupying 340,253 square feet of space and bringing significant density to the property. The project will also include 39,999 square feet of retail space, creating a significant commercial presence on 12th Street, and 68 underground parking spaces in a 41,380-square-foot garage.

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