1426 North 7th Street. Front elevation. Credit: Cadre Design & Construction via the City of Philadelphia

Construction Anticipated at 1426 North 7th Street in Ludlow, North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction has not yet started at a four-story, four-unit apartment building at 1426 North 7th Street in LudlowNorth Philadelphia, although permits have been issued last September. The structure will rise on the west side of the block between Master and Jefferson streets, where much development has taken place in recent years. Designed by Cadre Design & Development, the building will span 4,390 square feet, lending an average of nearly 1,100 square feet per apartment. Permits list the United Group General Contractor Inc. as the contractor and a construction cost of $437,000.

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Liberty Place complex model. Image via Frank Whittock and Associates Inc

YIMBY Shares Detailed Models of the 1987 Liberty Place Iteration in Center City

The Philadelphia skyline consists of a number of towers that shape the city’s image, with the Liberty Place in Center City towers among its key features. One Liberty Place and Two Liberty Place, addressed at 1650 Market Street and 50 South 16th Street, are located two blocks away from City Hall. The complex, which also includes a shopping center and a hotel, was designed by Helmut Jahn of Murphy/Jahn (recently renamed to Jahn/) and developed by Willard G. Rouse III of Rouse and Associates, which had eventually evolved into Liberty Property Trust and developed both of the Comcast towers. In this feature, Philadelphia YIMBY presents detailed skyline massings of the 1987 Liberty Place iteration.

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4124-30 Haverford Avenue. Credit: JKRP Architects.

Permits Issued for 4124-30 Haverford Avenue in West Powelton, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for a mixed-use development at 4124-30 Haverford Avenue in West PoweltonWest Philadelphia. The work involves an overbuild for the existing single-story structure, rising five stories tall and expanding the existing, roughly 10,000-square-foot building to 43,685 square feet. The permit calls for multiple commercial spaces, as well as 51 apartments and a roof deck. Construction costs are listed at around $8.1 million.

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1425 North 7th Street. Front elevation. Credit: SanBarDesign via the City of Philadelphia

Construction Anticipated at 1425 North 7th Street in Ludlow, North Philadelphia

Last August, YIMBY reported that permits were issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit apartment building at 1425 North 7th Street in LudlowNorth Philadelphia. Our recent site visit, however, has revealed that, nearly a year since, no construction has yet taken place for the proposed structure. Designed by SanBarDesign, the structure will span 3,369 square feet and will feature a cellar, a 753-square-foot roof deck, and roughly nine-foot ceilings. Permits list Santech Construction Corp. as the contractor and a construction cost of $230,000.

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2213-15 North Broad Street. Credit: Design Blendz.

Permits Issued for 2213-15 North Broad Street in North Central Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a 17-unit multi-family building at 2213-15 North Broad Street in North Central Philadelphia. Designed by Designblendz, the building will rise five stories tall, with a commercial space on the ground floor and a roof deck. In total, the structure will hold 14,225 square feet of space, with construction costs estimated at $3 million.

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