Ludlow 43 at 12-14 South 43rd Street. Image via Rising Real Estate

Exterior Work Nears Completion on Ludlow 43 at 12-14 South 43rd Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia

The exterior nears completion at Ludlow 43, a 76-foot-tall, six-story residential building at 12-14 South 43rd Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia. The structure will feature 18 apartments, with eight one-bedroom, five two-bedroom, three three-bedroom, and two four-bedroom units. The building will also feature five parking spaces, a fitness center, and a roof deck. Some upper floor units will be equipped with balconies.

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Demolition Permits Filed for 1508 South 58th Street in Kingsessing, Southwest Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant two-story prewar building located at 1508 South 58th Street in Kingsessing, Southwest Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling, located between Pentridge Street and Willows Avenue, will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. The cost of the demolition work for the 1,200-square-foot structure is $19,700. The property is owned by Lockley Lachaun Nicole and Pedro Palmer Construction Inc. is the listed contractor.

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Demolition Permits Filed for 209 North 54th Street in Haddington, West Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant two-story prewar rowhouse at 209 North 54th Street in Haddington, West Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling, which is located on a block between North 54th Street and North Ruby Street, will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. The gross area of the building is 1,200 square feet and the cost of the work is $15,000. The property is owned by Whitehurst Adryane. The contractor listed for the work is Pedro Palmer Construction Inc.

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1836-1844 East York Street. Credit: Kore Design Architects

Five-Story, 19-Unit Mixed-Use Building Coming to 1836-1844 East York Street in Kensington

In the summer of 2019, construction started on a five-story mixed-use building at 1836-1844 East York Street in Kensington. The five-story development spans a 5,233-square-foot lot and features around 24,600 square feet of floor space, with commercial space at the ground level and 19 residential units above, topped with a roof deck. Kore Design Architecture has released two variations of the design, though both maintain the essential concept of a boxy mass with gently flared projections at the street-facing fa├žade.

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Demolition Permits Filed for 2246 North Hancock Street in Norris Square, Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant three-story building at 2246 North Hancock Street in Norris Square, North Philadelphia. The property is located on a block between West Susquehanna Street and West Dauphin Street. The prewar residential building, formerly a single-family dwelling, will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. The gross floor area of the building is 1,200 square feet and the cost of work will be $20,000. The property is owned by Peets Enterprises LLC. Mangual Demolition Inc. is the listed contractor.

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