The Azalea at 6604 Ridge Avenue. Rendering credit: Stamm Development Group

Completion Nears at The Azalea at 6604 Ridge Avenue in Roxborough, Northwest Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction is nearing completion at The Azalea, a five-story, 50-unit multi-family development at 6604 Ridge Avenue in Roxborough, Northwest Philadelphia. Designed by M Architects and developed by Stamm Development, with Tester Construction Group as the contractor, the building spans 44,625 square feet and will include features such as a fitness center, a garage, and full sprinkling. Permits list Bohler Engineering as the design professional and a construction cost of $8.25 million.

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Virgin Hotels looking southwest. Image via The Badger Group

Philadelphia YIMBY Shares Skyline Massings of Two-Tower Virgin Hotel Proposed in Rittenhouse Square, Center City

For years, Philadelphia YIMBY has published in-house-made skyline massings, of old developments and new proposals alike, and today we bring another project to our readers. Recently, images of a new Virgin Hotels development proposal have surfaced, showing two new buildings at 500 South Broad Street in Rittenhouse SquareCenter City. Shown in renderings are a taller tower standing 36 floors and a shorter tower rising 23 stories. The project is being designed by Skidmore Owings and Merrill and developed by The Badger Group, Dranoff Properties, The Goldenberg Group LLC, and Virgin Hotels, which will have their logo displayed on the north tower. In this feature, Philadelphia YIMBY presents our skyline massings of the Virgin Hotel towers.

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Rendering of 2507 Almond Street. Credit: HDO Architecture.

Renderings Revealed for 2507 Almond Street in Olde Richmond, North Philadelphia

Renderings have been revealed for a 155-unit multi-family development at 2507 Almond Street in Olde Richmond, Kensington. Designed by HDO Architecture, the building, which is going before the Civic Design Review, will rise six stories tall and will hold 65 parking spaces, three of which being ADA-compliant and four designed for electric vehicles. There will also be 60 interior bicycle stalls, as well as five more on the sidewalk.

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1854 North 17th Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. April 2022

Construction Complete at 1854 North 17th Street in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia

A recent Philly YIMBY site visit has confirmed that construction has been completed at a three-story, three-unit residential structure at 1854 North 17th Street in the Cecil B. Moore neighborhood in North Philadelphia. Alfa Engineering Inc. is the listed design professional and Patel Pankaj is the listed owner of the property, which is located a few blocks west of Temple University. The construction permit specifies Cesar Sanchez of Norwood, PA as the contractor.

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