Although demolition and partial construction permits have been issued, Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit found no signs of ongoing activity at the site of the 34-unit townhouse complex planned at 949 North Marshall Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. Designed by Gnome Architects, the development will consist of homes each rising four stories tall. Each property will feature roof decks and rear balconies, and two-car garage, creating a total of 68 parking spaces within the development.
The Philadelphia skyline has been seeing dramatic growth over the past two years, with multiple new high-rises with eye-catching designs recently completed and more still under construction. With the buildings getting taller and the skyline becoming denser, the city is looking bolder and becoming ever more noticeable from multiple perspectives. In this feature, Philly YIMBY takes a look at the skyline from the Interstate 95, where the highway offers an incredible vantage point at the high-rises that are currently underway.
Renderings have been revealed for a 112-unit mixed-use development proposed at 1300 North Howard Street in Olde Kensington. Designed by HDO Architecture, the building will stand five stories tall and feature commercial space will be located in the ground floor, with residential units above, as well as 47 parking spaces for building residents (with two being ADA accessible and three more for electric vehicles), space for 40 bicycles, and 20 bike stalls along the sidewalk.
Permits have been issued for a multi-family addition above an existing building at 223-25 Market Street in Old City. Currently, the building stands three stories tall. Designed by the Atrium Design Group, the addition will upgrade the height up to six stories ant the interior area to 23,685 square feet. A commercial space will be added to the ground floor, while the upper floors will hold 22 residential units. A roof deck will be made accessible via a pilot house. Construction costs are estimated at $3.5 million.
Permits have been issued for a high-rise tower at 33 North 22nd Street in Center City West. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by the PMC Property Group, the building will rise 328 feet and 29 stories tall and feature 341 residential units. A parking garage will be included within the structure, which will add to its sizable height. In total, the development will yield 456,380 square feet of space. Construction costs are estimated at $136,000,000.