Permits have been issued for the renovation of an three-story building at 500-15 East Tioga Street in Kensington. The renovation will add 69 residential units added to the structure, with some being artist studios. In total, construction work will span 69,805 square feet of space, with construction costs estimated at $2.5 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, seven-unit residential building at 817-19 North 42nd Street in Belmont, West Philadelphia. The structure will replace a vacant lot on the northeast corner of North 42nd Street and Reno Street and will span a ground footprint of 2,280 square feet. The 8,188-square-foot area translates to an average of 1,170 square feet per unit. The structure will feature private roof decks, a rear exterior exit stairway, and full sprinkling. Permits list Askin Martin 1 as the owner and Crownstone Real Estate LLC as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $710,000.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, six-unit residential building at 1108-12 Sigel Street in Wharton, South Philadelphia. The development will replace a single-story, warehouse-style commercial structure on the south end of the block located between South 11th and South Sartain streets. Project amenities include parking for four cars and 11 bicycles, as well as a roof deck that promises to offer dramatic skyline views thanks to the building’s prominent height relative to the surrounding neighborhood. Permits list Diantonio & Bongiovanni B. as the owners, Timothy Kerner as the design professional, and Diantonio & Bongiovanni LLC as the contractor, suggesting that the structure will be constructed by the owner. Construction costs are specified at $600,000.
Two weeks ago, Philadelphia YIMBY has announced the topping-out of The Laurel Rittenhouse at 1911 Walnut Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by the Southern Land Company, with the Harman Group as the structural engineer and the Hunter Roberts Construction Group as the contractor, the building now stands 599 feet and 48 stories tall, making it the ninth-tallest skyscraper in Philadelphia and the tallest residential building in Center City. The all-residential building (the tallest of the kind on the city) will offer 185 rental units and 64 luxury condominiums. Today we share some new photos from the topping-out ceremony.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story multi-family building at 620 North 37th Street in Mantua, West Philadelphia. Upon completion, the building will offer 21,855 square feet of space and a roof deck. G.A.C. Construction Development is listed as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $2.5 million.