A recent site visit has revealed that construction is nearly wrapped up at The Vine, a 24-unit condominium project underway at 1723 Francis Street in Francisville (alternately Fairmount), Lower North Philadelphia. Designed by Gnome Architects, developed by the Stamm Development Group, and constructed by PB+DC (Point Builders and Design Concepts), the project consists of a partial demolition and renovation of a three-story prewar building and the construction of a new four-story extension. The building will span 20,971 square feet of floor space and feature 18 parking spaces in a ground-level garage. A shared roof deck will offer greenery, gathering and lounge space, and views of the skylines of Center City, University City, and Temple University. Construction costs are specified at $1.26 million.
A construction boom is underway in the Washington Square West neighborhood of Center City, with many residential projects in progress. Located near the Jefferson Health campus, a new residential high-rise at 210 South 12th Street (previously reported to be addressed at 204 South 12th Street) appears to be underway again. Designed by BLT Architects and developed by Midwood Investments and Development, the rental tower will rise 366 feet tall and 32 stories high and offer 378 units, bringing a significant amount of new residential stock to the neighborhood.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction nears completion at LVL North, a seven-story, 410-unit mixed-use development at 510 North Broad Street in Spring Garden, Lower North Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects and developed by the Alterra Property Group, the development will include a GIANT supermarket that will span roughly one-third of the 378,000-square-foot structure.
Renderings have been revealed for a large multi-family development at 1649 North 5th Street in Olde Kensington. Designed by HDO Architecture and developed by the Riverwards Group, the new bundling will rise six stories tall and hold 200 residential units within the structure. The project will incorporate parking for 51 cars and 92 bicycles. The top of the building will feature a green roof and a roof deck.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction is well underway at Comly Commons, a 139-unit development at 1810-34 East Hagert Street (also known as 1825 East Boston Street) in East Kensington. Designed by SgRA Architecture, the project consists of renovation of multiple existing industrial buildings and additions that will make for a singular, six-story structure. The 133,014-square-foot building which will also hold artisan industrial space. According to permits, construction costs are estimated at $8.45 million.