Permits Issued for 128-Unit Building at 175 West Oxford Street in Olde Kensington

Permits have been issued for the construction of a new mixed use development at 175 West Oxford Street in the neighborhood of Olde Kensington. Upon completion, the new building will stand six floors tall, with multiple commercial spaces set to occupy a large portion of the building. Additionally, 128 residential units will be included in the development, and it will also feature a green roof. An accessory parking garage will serve residents and attract more interest to the development. In total, the structure will hold 109,561 square feet of space and cost an estimated $11 million to build.

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Construction Progresses on the 281-Unit Next LVL in University City, West Philadelphia

Construction is progressing quickly on Next LVL, a mixed-use development at 4223 Chestnut Street in University CityWest Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects and developed by the Alterra Property Group, the roughly 250,000-square-foot building stands seven stories tall and is built with modular construction. The project will hold 281 residential units and eight thousand square feet of retail.

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342 West Queen Lane. Looking southeast. Credit: Google

Permits Issued for Five-Unit Mixed-Use Building at 342 West Queen Lane in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia

A permit has been issued for the construction of a three-story mixed-use building at 342 West Queen Lane in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia. The structure will contain 5,793 square feet of floor space, which will be divided between a 1,058-square-foot ground-level commercial space and five residential units, which will average 947 square feet apiece. Permits list OE & DE LLC as the owner, Michael D. Cole, AIA as the designer, and David Elmaliah as the contractor. Construction costs are estimated at $200,000.

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