Rendering of 200 Spring Garden Street. Credit: Handel Architects.

Steel Rises at 200 Spring Garden Street in Northern Liberties, Lower North Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that structural steel has risen above street level for a 13-story, 355-unit mixed-use tower at 200 Spring Garden Street (also known as 200-24 Spring Garden Street) in Northern Liberties, Lower North Philadelphia, where a fitness center continues to operate. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by National Real Estate Development and the KRE Group, the new building will rise 177 feet to the top of the bulkhead (or 149 feet to the main roof) and offer nearly 298,668 square feet of residential space, 18,187 square feet of retail, an expansive roof deck, parking 106 cars and 116 bicycles, and a landscaped public promenade along the property’s west side.

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3045-51 Richmond Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. March 2023

Construction Complete at 3045-51 Richmond Street in Kensington

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has observed that construction work is complete at a five-story, 28-unit apartment building underway at 3045-51 Richmond Street in Port Richmond, Kensington. Developed by Fifth Realty, the Neo-Industrial-styled structure rises on the southeast side of the block between Elkhart Street and East Clearfield Street. The substantially large structure spans 37,807 square feet of interior space, which will include 12 one-bedroom and 16 two-bedroom units. Features include full sprinkling and a ground-level garage for 22 cars. Permits list Lonny Rossman as the design professional and TBC LLC as the contractor. The construction cost is specified at $4.25 million.

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Aqua Foro at Piazza Alta. Credit: Post Brothers

Piazza Alta Introduces 695 Residential Units and Aqua Foro Rooftop Pool Club to Northern Liberties

Construction continues at Piazza Alta at the intersection of 2nd Street and in Northern Liberties. Developed by Post Brothers, the multi-building project is the latest addition to The Piazza, a major mixed-use development that anchors one of the hottest and fastest-growing neighborhoods in Philadelphia. The 1.2-million-square-foot-plus Alta currently offers 695 rental apartments that range from studios to three-bedroom-plus penthouses that boast luxury finishes and dramatic skyline views that open from the 12-story-plus towers. A stand-out feature of the extensive amenity package is Aqua Foro, a 25,000-square-foot pool club that features numerous interconnected pools and hot tubs, outdoor kitchens, a kids’ splash pad, and poolside cabanas.

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4151 Lancaster Avenue. Credit: Cicada Architecture.

Renderings Revealed for 4151 Lancaster Avenue in Belmont, West Philadelphia

Renderings have been revealed for the construction of a mixed-use development at 4151 Lancaster Avenue in BelmontWest Philadelphia. Designed by Cicada Architecture, the new building will rise five stories tall and will feature an impressive 11,120 square feet of commercial space, along with 50 residential units spanning 31,501 square feet. Parking for 17 bicycles will be included.

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