Permits have been issued for the construction of a 54-building, 63-unit residential complex at 2301 and 2302 Sharswood Street in Sharswood, Lower North Philadelphia. The development will transform most of the two blocks bound by Stewart Street to the north, Harlan Street to the south, North 23rd Street to the east, and North 24th Street to the west, with Sharswood Street running between the two blocks. Designed by Blackney Hayes Architects and KS Engineers, P.C., with the Philadelphia Housing Authority as the developer and the Daly Corporation as the contractor, the complex will consist of nine two-story two-family buildings, 29 three-story single-family rowhouses, and 16 two-story single-family rowhouses, as well as common green space and two parking lots for a total of 15 cars and at least 33 bicycles. The single-family townhouses will range in size from around 1,200 to 1,900 square feet and will cost around $230,000 to $340,000 each to construct.
Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has noted that excavation work continues for a seven-story, 108-unit residential building at 2000-20 East Hagert Street in East Kensington. The project is bound by East Hagert Street to the east, Emerald Street to the north, and East Boston Street to the west. Designed by T + Associates Architects, the development will span 93,832 square feet and will feature 13 artist studios, underground parking for 19 cars, and space for 37 bicycles, as well as a green roof and a roof deck. Permits list Top Measure LLC as the contractor and indicate a construction cost of $7.4 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of three three-story single-family rowhouses at 2704 Jefferson Street, 2710 Jefferson Street, and 2720 Jefferson Street in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia. The buildings will be erected upon three non-contiguous vacant lots on the south side of the street between North 27th Street and Marston Street. Designed by Moto Designshop, each structure will span 1,253 to 1,353 square feet of floor space. Permits list the Philadelphia Land Bank as the owner and Spruce Builders as the contractor.
The North Philadelphia skyline is about to transform in a significant way thanks to The Legacy on Broad, a 329-foot, 28-story-tall high-rise proposed at 1518-28 North Broad Street next to the Temple University campus. Designed by Cube 3 Studio and developed by Landmark Properties, the tower will surpass Temple’s nearby 302-foot-tall, 28-story Morgan Hall North at 1601 North Broad Street to become the tallest building in North Central Philadelphia. The development will span 360,798 square feet and offer 289 residential units, comprised of 147 group living units and 142 multi-family apartments. The residences will be geared primarily to university students and will hold a total of 868 beds. The project will also include over 21,079 square feet of ground-floor retail space, parking for 78 cars and 100 bicycles, and over 6,000 square feet of outdoor public space.
Permits have been issued for the construction of two identical three-story single-family rowhouses at 1420 North Etting Street and 1444 North Etting Street in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia. The two buildings will be constructed upon two non-contiguous vacant lots on the west side of the street between Master Street and Jefferson Street. Designed by Moto Designshop, each building will hold 1,353 square feet of floor space. Permits list the Philadelphia Land Bank as the owner and specify Spruce Builders as the contractor.