1600 North Front Street. Rendering credit: KJO Architecture

Construction Progresses at 1600 North Front Street in Fishtown

Construction continues to progress at a five-story, 38-unit mixed-use building at 1600 North Front Street in Fishtown, Kensington. The project is situated at the northwest corner of North Front Street and West Oxford Street, next to the elevated Market-Frankford Street Line, and extends through the block to Hope Street to the west. Designed by KJO Architecture, the development will feature ground-floor retail, a 12-car garage, two elevators, and a roof deck. As of today, the building’s structural frame has been completed, though its paneled black and white facade remains to be installed.

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One Dock Street (1 Dock Street). Credit: BLT Architects

Tower Crane Erected at One Dock Street in Society Hill, Center City

The 374-foot-tall, 31-story One Dock Street is underway in the Society Hill neighborhood in Center City, near the Delaware River. Designed by Bower Lewis Thower Architects and developed by LCOR Incorporated, the tower will feature 272 residential units. One Dock Street will add new mass to the far east side of the city skyline as it will join the Society Hill Towers by I.M. Pei.

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Rendering of The Elm. Credit: Bernardon.

Construction Nearly Complete at The Elm at 114 Forrest Avenue in Narberth, PA

Construction work is nearly complete at The Elm at 114 Forrest Avenue, a multi-family building in downtown Narberth, a town situated near the Philadelphia city line. Designed by Bernardon, the structure rises four stories tall and features 56 apartments. Amenities feature a package room, a fitness center, conference room, outdoor seating, and a catering/dining space geared for events. A total of 52 parking spaces are offered below grade, with a curb cut across the sidewalk.

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Rendering of 203 Haverford Avenue and 114 Forrest Avenue.

Construction Underway on Neighboring Projects on Haverford Avenue in Narberth, PA

Construction is progressing on a pair of developments on Haverford Avenue in downtown Narberth, just outside of Philadelphia. The larger building is situated at 203 Haverford Avenue, while the smaller is located on the opposite end of the same block, at 114 Forrest Avenue. The larger structure will stand three stories tall, with 16 residential units over commercial space. Meanwhile, the building at 114 Forrest Avenue stand three stories tall and hold eight residential units. A commercial space will be located on the ground floor.

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1600 Carpenter Street. Credit: Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture

Community Vote Upcoming for 191-Unit Development at 1600 Carpenter Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

A community vote is anticipated on March 23rd to address a 191-unit mixed-use development proposed at 1600 Carpenter Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia. Designed by Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture and developed by Streamline, the complex will replace a suburban-style shopping mall with a stately, traditionally-styled six-story building facing Washington Avenue, which will offer 23,185 square feet of ground-level retail and 131 rental apartments, ranging from studios to two-bedrooms, many of which will rank as affordable housing. To the north, 60 multi-family townhouses will be situated, which will match the scale and the material palette of the surrounding area. The development will boast publicly accessible pedestrian promenades and landscaping, as well as 141 parking spaces, with 119 of those located in an underground garage in the apartment building, and 22 in the townhouses. A Zoom meeting for the project’s approval will be held on March 23rd at 7PM, and prior registration is required. An in-person meeting will also take place at the South of South Neighborhood Association at 1901 Washington Ave, Unit B Phila. PA 19146 (entrance on 19th street), where no registration will be required.

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