A six-story, 179-unit residential building is planned at 1705 North American Street in Norris Square, North Philadelphia. Designed by Atrium Design Group, the building stand 77 feet tall and will replace a vacant grassy lot and a commercial building occupied by Drexel Foods. The building will take up an entire block, standing out from the predominantly rowhouse neighborhood. The building will stand in a desolate area, and will likely generate greater developer interest in the area. The modern design features stone cladding, a rarity for the area. The 189,000-square-foot building will also feature commercial and retail space.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a mixed-use structure at 2315 North Front Street in East Kensington. Designed by HDO Architecture, the building will stand five stories tall and hold 63 residential units, all apartments. The ground floor will include two commercial spaces. The development will feature a roof deck at the summit, alongside a green roof. 22 bike spaces will be included in the development. The construction cost is estimated at $6 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story residential building at 1723 Francis Street in Francisville, North Philadelphia. Designed by Gnome Architects, the building will connect to the neighboring three-story brick building, which will be…
A 253-foot-tall, 20-story development is slated to rise at 222 Walnut Street in Old City, Center City, integrating a portion of a three-story building built in 1856. Designed by Cecil Baker + Partners and developed by 230 Walnut Street LLC, the project is located near the Society Hill Towers, a high-rise development designed by I.M. Pei.
Construction has topped out at 1539 North 26th Street, a five-story mixed-use building in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia. Designed by KCA Design Associates, the property will yield 28 apartments as well as ground-floor retail space and parking. GRIT Construction is in charge of building the structure.