Permits have been filed for the demolition of a two-story single-family dwelling at 606 Emily Street in Wharton, South Philadelphia. The prewar property is situated on a block that is located between South 6th Street and South 7th Street. The building will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. The cost of the work will be $17,000. The property is owned by Mortgage Investments LLC. The contractor listed for the work is Thomas Curran.
A five-story, 49-unit residential building is proposed at 909-19 North 26th Street in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia. The structure will replace a single-story commercial structure and a three-story townhouse. The new structure will feature a traditionally styled exterior with a brick façade, arched windows at the fourth floor, and a cornice at the top. Loggia balconies will add a contemporary element to the composition.
An 88-unit residential building is proposed at 4219-23 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia. The structure will replace a two-story commercial building that was previously occupied by a dialysis center. The new development will feature a roof deck and 26 parking spaces.
A seven-story, 36-unit residential building has been proposed for 1321-25 North Front Street in Fishtown, adding to the growing density of the neighborhood. Permits indicate that the development will include ground-level commercial space. In order to satisfy parking requirements, three off-site parking spaces will be situated at the parking lot across the street. East Columbia and Memphis A. is the listed owner.
Site clearance work appears to have started at 626 North Delaware Avenue, the site of a proposed 198-foot-tall, 16-story residential building in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. Designed by Coscia Moos Architects, the project will add 96 units to the rapidly developing neighborhood.