1305-29 Cambridge Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. June 2022

Construction Underway at 1309-25 Cambridge Street in Poplar, North Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY recently visited the site and shares construction photos of a six-story, 46-unit structure at 1309-25 Cambridge Street in Poplar, North Philadelphia. Designed by KJO Architecture, the 51,878-square-foot structure will include a roof terrace as well as 15 parking spaces. Cambridge 9 OZB LLC is the listed owner. Permits list the construction cost at $6.75 million.

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Broad and Lombard looking southwest. Image via SITIO Architecture + Urbanism

New Renderings Revealed for Broad and Lombard in Center City

In the near future, South Broad Street will see a surge of growth, with new buildings rising to intensify its canyon effect. At 500 South Broad Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City, a new project initially dubbed Broad and Lombard will soon soar into the sky. Designed by SITIO Architecture and Urbanism and developed by The Badger Group and Goldenberg Group LLC, the tower will stand 542 feet and 43 stories tall and will hold 468 residential units. The Philadelphia Department of Public Health Building renovation, designed by Voith and MacTavish Architects, will join the project in the future, and will include a second phase with another building to the south.

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2226-34 North Front Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. July 2022

Construction Anticipated at 2226-34 North Front Street in Norris Square

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction has not yet started at a 22-unit mixed-use development at 2226-34 North Front Street in Norris Square. The building will rise five stories and 55 feet high. A commercial space will be situated on the ground floor and green roof will be located at the top of the building., which will provide a density bonus that will allow for a higher number of residential units. Eight bicycle spaces will also be included in the project. In total, the building will hold 18,277 square feet of space, with construction costs listed at $2.7 million.

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1426 North 7th Street. Front elevation. Credit: Cadre Design & Construction via the City of Philadelphia

Construction Anticipated at 1426 North 7th Street in Ludlow, North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction has not yet started at a four-story, four-unit apartment building at 1426 North 7th Street in LudlowNorth Philadelphia, although permits have been issued last September. The structure will rise on the west side of the block between Master and Jefferson streets, where much development has taken place in recent years. Designed by Cadre Design & Development, the building will span 4,390 square feet, lending an average of nearly 1,100 square feet per apartment. Permits list the United Group General Contractor Inc. as the contractor and a construction cost of $437,000.

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900 North 8th Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. July 2022

Construction Anticipated at 900 North 8th Street in Poplar, North Philadelphia

Although permits for the project had been issued around a year ago, a recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction work has not yet begun at 900 North 8th Street in PoplarNorth Philadelphia. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture, the building is planned to rise five stories and span 48,275 square feet, and contain commercial space and 60 residential units. Features will include surface parking for 12 cars, space for 20 bicycles, an amenity roof deck at the second floor, and full sprinkling. Permits list Post General Contracting as the contractor and a construction cost of $4,8 million.

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