Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, four-unit apartment building at 2333 Germantown Avenue near Temple University in North Philadelphia. The structure will replace a vacant lot on the east side of the block between North 7th Street and North 8th Street. Designed by 24/7 Design Group, the wood-framed building will rise 38 feet to the top of the main roof, 41-and-a-half feet to the parapet, and 46 feet to the top of the pilot house. The property will feature a basement and full sprinkling. Permits list Turtle International Incorporated as the owner, Ken Group LLC as the contractor, and a construction cost of $230,000.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has confirmed the completion of The Vienna, a five-story, 26-unit rental apartment building at 1539 North 26th Street in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia. The structure rises on the east side of the block between Jefferson Street and West Oxford Street. Designed by KCA Design Associates and developed by Design Pro Development, with GRIT Construction as the contractor, the structure spans 29,042 square feet and features ground-level retail as well as residential amenities such as parking, a fitness center, and a roof deck. Permits list a construction cost of $4 million.
Permits have been issued for a four-unit multi-family development at 1832 North 22nd Street in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia. Upon completion, the new building will rise three stories tall, with a roof deck at the top. Permits call for 7,247 square feet of space, a seemingly large volume for a rowhouse-sized lot. Construction costs are listed at $275,000, which also appears low for a structure of this size.
Philadelphia YIMBY recently visited the site of a recently completed multi-unit rental building at 1324 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington. Also known under its full address of 1324-38 Frankford Avenue, the development is situated on the west side of the block between West Thompson Street and Master Street. Developed by OCF Realty, the four-story building features 50 one-bedroom units and a roof deck that offers views of the Center City skyline.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, 12-unit apartment building at 1618 North 54th Street in Hestonville, West Philadelphia. The development will replace a vacant lot on the west side of the block between Lansdowne Avenue and Hunter Street. Designed by Haverford Square Designs, the building will span 10,000 square feet and will feature a basement and full sprinkling. Permits list Omega Home Builders as the contractor and a construction cost of $400,000.