1201 West Girard Avenue. Credit: Landmark Architectural Design LLC

Construction Underway at 1201 West Girard Avenue in Yorktown, North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has discovered that construction is well underway at a four-story, 166-unit multi-family building at 1201 West Girard Avenue in Yorktown, North Philadelphia. Designed by Landmark Architectural Design LLC, the 118,298-square-foot structure will reintroduce significant residential presence to a site formerly occupied by a suburban-style pharmacy, helping restore the area to its vibrant prewar density level. Permits list OCF Construction LLC as the contractor and a construction cost of $17.2 million.

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Rendering of 1428-38 Callowhill Street. Credit: J2a Architects.

Construction Anticipated at 1428 Callowhill Street in Spring Garden, Lower North Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed no signs of construction at the site of a 13-story, 162-unit building proposed at 1428 Callowhill Street in Spring GardenLower North Philadelphia, though construction permits have been issued at the end of last year. Designed by j2a Architects, the building will span 117,624 square feet. The development will feature parking for 31 cars and 74 bicycles. Permits list BSI Construction as the contractor and construction costs of $19 million.

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Rendering of 1201-15 Callowhill Street. Credit: JKRP Architects.

Construction Anticipated at 1201-15 Callowhill Street in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction has not yet begun at the site of a six-story, 65-unit mixed-use building at 1201-15 Callowhill Street in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia, which received construction permits last November. Designed by JKRP Architects, the development will contain 83,667 square feet of residential area. The units will all function as co-living spaces, meaning there will be 239 beds within the structure. The project will also feature a 3,989-square-foot retail component on the ground floor and 8,854 square feet of office and amenity space. A 17,790-square-foot underground garage will hold 41 parking spaces, with two being ADA-compliant and three allocated for electric vehicles, as well as 22 bicycle spaces. Construction costs are estimated at $17.2 million.

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689-95 North Broad Street. Credit: Ambit Architecture.

Permits Issued for 689-95 North Broad Street in Poplar, Lower North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a five-story, 20-unit mixed-use building at 689-95 North Broad Street in PoplarLower North Philadelphia. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the new building will contain 17,682 square feet and house commercial space on the ground floor, with residences above. Resident amenities will include a three-car garage and a roof deck. Permits list a construction cost of $2.65 million.

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