A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has noted significant construction progress at Comly Commons, a 139-unit adaptive reuse and expansion project at 1810-34 East Hagert Street (also known as 1825 East Boston Street) in East Kensington. Designed by SgRA Architecture, the endeavor consists of a thorough renovation of multiple existing industrial buildings and a vertical extension that will create singular, six-story structure. The 133,014-square-foot building which will also hold artisan industrial space. Permits list a construction cost of $8.45 million.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that excavation work is underway at a 22-unit mixed-use development at 2226-34 North Front Street in Norris Square. The building will rise five stories and 55 feet high. A commercial space will be situated on the ground floor and green roof will be located at the top of the building, which will provide a density bonus that will allow for a higher number of residential units. Eight bicycle spaces will also be included in the project. In total, the building will hold 18,277 square feet of space, with construction costs listed at $2.7 million.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has discovered that construction work has been completed at a four-unit multi-family structure at 422 North 38th Street in Powelton Village, West Philadelphia. Upon completion, the mew building will rise three stories tall. A roof deck will be located the top of the structure. In total, the building spans 4,864 square feet. Construction costs are listed at $700,000.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has shown that renovation work is still pending at a three-story prewar structure at 1135 Spring Garden Street in Poplar, North Philadelphia. The three-story building will hold 14 new apartments. UIG Construction is the contractor. The renovation of the 9,158 square foot structure is expected to cost $45,000.
Although permits have been issued just over a year ago, construction has still not started at a four-story-story, 20-unit addition and vertical addition to a prewar Art Deco commercial building at 1501 Fairmount Avenue (alternately 1501-05 Fairmount Avenue) in Fairmount, Lower North Philadelphia. Our most recent site visit has revealed no new construction progress as compared to the site’s state from half a year ago. Designed by Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture, the extension will add 20,558 square feet of space to the existing building, lending a total area of 26,025 square feet. The development will feature 5,467 square feet of commercial space, an elevator, roof decks, and seven bicycle parking spaces. Permits list Construct Design Corp. Inc. as the contractor and a construction cost of $2.7 million.