Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has discovered that demolition work has still not started at 26 South 42nd Street, the site of a planned seven-story, 63-unit mixed-use development in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia. The new building will rise on the on the northwest corner of Chestnut and South 42nd streets, on the western periphery of University City. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture, the development will span 56,664 square feet and include 4,828 square feet of retail. The provision of 42 bicycle spaces will be well above the 22-space requirement, and nine off-site car parking spaces in a garage across the street at 4141-47 Chestnut Street. Permits list IMC Construction as the contractor and indicate a construction cost of $6.8 million.
Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that construction work continues to advance, though apparently rather slowly, at a four-story, five-unit multi-family development at 2628-32 Webster Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia. The project rises on the southeast corner of Webster and South Taney streets, near the Schuylkill River. Designed by Designblendz, the building will span 9,795 square feet. Permits indicate Michael Treacy as the contractor.
A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has observed that, well over a year after foundations assembly, no new construction progress has apparently been made at Bloc24, a five-story, eight-unit residential building at 613 South 24th Street (alternately known as 613-19 South 24th Street) in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia. In our most recent visit eleven months later, we found the site in effectively the same condition, with no evidence of further work having been carried out since that time. Designed by Moto Designshop, the structure will feature elevator service, a fresh food market at the ground floor, and an expansive roof deck that will span most of the rooftop and offer dramatic views of the nearby Center City skyline. Permits list 617 South 24th St LLC as the owner and Morgan Plecenik as the contractor, and indicate a construction cost of $1.5 million.
Renderings have been revealed for a six-story, 140-unit mixed-use development at 3935-45-47 Ogden Street in Mantua, West Philadelphia. Designed by Haverford Square Designs, the building will feature 1,800 square feet of commercial space at the ground floor, 38 car parking spaces and 80 bicycle spaces, and a roof deck at the top.
Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed little notable progress at the site of a proposed seven-story, 157-unit mixed-use building at 1101-33 South 9th Street in the Italian Market in South Philadelphia, since our last visit in February. The structure will rise at the southeast corner of 9th Street and Washington Avenue, replacing a large parcel that has long sat vacant. Designed by BLT Architects, the development will span 204,351 square feet and feature 15,192 square feet of commercial space and parking. Permits list HC Pody Company as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $52 million.