Rendering of 4519 Chestnut Street. Credit: SITIO Architecture + Urbanism.

Construction Tops Out at 4519 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has noted that construction has topped out at a 327-unit multi-family development at 4519 Chestnut Street in Spruce HillWest Philadelphia. Designed by SITIO Architecture + Urbanism, the building is projected to rise six stories tall and span 223,848 square feet. Project features include parking for 92 cars and 154 bicycles.

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Rendering of 4240 Chestnut Street. Credit: DAS Architects.

Construction Underway at 4240 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has noted that construction has risen above the street level at a seven-story, 128-unit mixed-use development at 4240 Chestnut Street in Spruce HillWest Philadelphia. Designed by DAS Architects, the structure is located on the south side of the block between South 42nd and South 43rd streets. The development will span 141,928 square feet, of which nearly 40,000 square feet will be used as office. Apartment sizes will likely average at just below 800 square feet each. Permits list Intercultural Family Services as the owner, Morris Clarke as the design professional, and HC Pody Company as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $15.3 million.

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Rendering of 4701-15 Kingsessing Avenue. Credit: JKRP Architects.

Construction Not Yet Started at 4701-15 Kingsessing Avenue in Cedar Park, Southwest Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has discovered that construction work has still not started at a four-story, 76-unit multi-family building at 4701-15 Kingsessing Avenue in Cedar Park (alternately Squirrel Hill), Southwest Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects, the development will span 67,070 square feet and hold 55 parking spaces, two of which will be ADA and van accessible, as well as one designated for car sharing. The project will also include ten bicycle spaces. Permits list Kingsessing Realty LLC as the owner, Equinox Management & Construction LLC as the contractor, and a construction cost of $8.5 million.

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4415 Chestnut Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. January 2023

Construction Underway at 4415 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has noted significant construction progress at a five-story, 40-unit mixed-use building at 4415 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia. Designed by Wulff Architects and developed by Orens Brothers Real Estate, the building will include retail space as well as features such as elevator service, a green roof, full sprinkling, and 14 bicycle spaces. Permits list Orens Development Inc. as the owner and Orens Brothers Inc. as the general contractor. Construction is expected to cost $5.5 million. The structure will be a part of a two-building complex that extends through the block to Ludlow Street to the north, which will total 70 units.

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789 North Preston Street, Philadelphia PA. Credit: B-Zone Design via the City of Philadelphia

Permits Issued for 789 North Preston Street in Belmont, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit rowhouse at 789 North Preston Street in Belmont, West Philadelphia. The structure will rise at the southeast corner of Brown and North Preston streets and will span 4,724 square feet and will feature retail space at the ground level, extending into the cellar, as well as a roof deck. Permits indicate B-Zone Design as the party behind the zoning filing and Arif B. Tas as the contractor. Construction costs are listed at $350,000.

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