Rendering of One Dock Street. Credit: BLT Architects.

Residential Slabs Underway At One Dock Street In Society Hill, Center City

The Society Hill Towers in the Society Hill neighborhood of Center City used to stand alone in the local skyline until now, when a new residential tower is rising next door. At the corner of Dock Street and South Front Street, One Dock Street is currently under construction, which will stand 372 feet and 31 stories tall. Designed by Bower Lewis Thower Architects and developed by LCOR Incorporated, the rental apartment tower will feature 272 units and rise just over the height of the parapets of the Society Hill Towers.

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1935 North 2nd Street. Rendering credit: Ambit Architecture

Construction Underway at The Wagon House in Olde Kensington

A recent site visit has revealed that construction is underway at The Wagon House, a four-story mixed-use building at 1935 North 2nd Street in Olde Kensington. The structure will replace a garage and an adjacent lot on the east side of the block between West Berks Street and West Norris Street. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the structure will rise from a combined lot at 1935-39 North 2nd Street and span 10,640 square feet, which will include 1,000 square feet of ground-level commercial space and 13 residential units. The building will feature a basement, full sprinkling, and parking for four bicycles. Permits list Baltimore Select Properties as the contractor and a construction cost of $1.8 million.

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20-46 East Armat Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. June 2022

Construction Underway at 20-46 Armat Street in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction is underway at 20-46 East Armat Street in GermantownNorthwest Philadelphia. Upon completion, the building will rise four stories tall. The ground floor will be home to a new commercial space, while the upper floors will hold 47 residential units. In total,  the building will contain 45,554 square feet of space. Olney Construction is listed as the contractor. Construction costs are estimated at $7 million.

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1148-62 Frankford Avenue. Rendering credit: OOMBRA Architects

Construction Underway at 1148 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed that construction is well underway at a five-story, 59-unit mixed-use development proposed at 1148 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington, as our recent site visit shows. Also known under its full address of 1148-62 Frankford Avenue, the project will span 42,100 square feet and will include a renovation and retail conversion of the 19th-century Kensington National Bank as well as construction of a five-story apartment building at the site of the bank’s parking lot. The Wells Fargo Bank branch currently situated in the existing building will be relocated to the new structure. Designed by OOMBRA Architects, the development will include 20 parking spaces for commercial customers, elevator service for residents, 20 bicycle spaces, and a roof deck. Permits list Wells Fargo Bank as the owner and Reed St. Builders LLC, and a construction cost of $9.25 million.

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