Rendering of 23 West Girard Avenue. Credit: JKRP Architects.

Permits Issued for 107-Unit Residential Building at 23 West Girard Avenue in Fishtown

Permits have been issued for the construction of a six-story mixed-use building at 23 West Girard Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington. Designed by JKRP Architects, the new building will feature 107 residential units, with a roof deck situated atop the structure. The basement will hold parking for 28 cars and 47 bicycles. In total, the building will contain 104,160 Square feet of space. Construction costs are estimated at $21.5 million.

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171 West Berks Street. Credit: Ambit Architecture

Completion Nears at 28-Unit Rental Building at 171 West Berks Street in Norris Square

Construction work is nearly complete at the five-story, 28-unit rental building at 171 West Berks Street in Norris Square. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the building will feature ground-level retail and residential amenities such as a fitness center, bicycle storage, and nine parking spaces. The roof deck will offer a lounge area, a dog park, yoga space, and sweeping skyline views. At the moment, the structure appears effectively finished, although the ground-level retail space has not yet opened.

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418 Spring Garden Street. Credit: Solomon Cordwell Buenz

Mural-Sporting Treatment Center Still Stands at Site of 329-Unit Building Planned at 418 Spring Garden Street in Northern Liberties

Philly YIMBY’s site visit discovered no signs of demolition progress at the site of the 12-story, 329-unit building planned at 418 Spring Garden Street in Northern Liberties. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz, the high-rise, also known under the name of 5th + Spring Garden, will stand 137 feet tall to the top of the main roof and 152 feet tall to the top of the bulkhead. The ground floor will feature abundant commercial space that will enliven the up-and-coming neighborhood. A total of 87 parking spaces will be included within the development.

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Rendering of 933 North Penn Street. Credit: HDO Architecture.

Parking Lot Still Operational at Site of 196-Unit Building Proposed at 933 North Penn Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Philly YMBY’s recent site visit found a parking lot still in full operation at the future site of the seven-story, 196-unit multi-family development proposed at 933 North Penn Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. Designed by HDO Architecture, the project will rise directly on the Delaware River waterfront and will include a pedestrian promenade at the ground level. The structure will span 187,636 square feet of gross floor area and will offer parking for 57 cars and 66 bicycles.

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1805 North Howard Street

Facade Work in Progress at 1805 North Howard Street in Fishtown, Kensington

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit found construction well underway at the six-story, 45-unit residential building at 1805 North Howard Street in Fishtown, Kensington. Located on a mid-block site between West Montgomery Avenue and West Berks Street, a short block west of the Berks Street Station on the Market-Frankford Line, the project will feature artist studios on the ground floor, as well as parking for 14 cars and 15 bicycles. The permits, issued in January 2020, list a project area of 36,802 square feet, Bottos Construction Inc. as the contractor, and a construction cost of $8 million.

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