Demolition Permits Filed for 6143 Walnut Street in Cobbs Creek, West Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the demolition of a two-story rowhouse at 6143 Walnut Street in Cobbs Creek, West Philadelphia. The prewar single-family dwelling is situated on a block that is located between South 61st Street and South 62nd Street. The building will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. The property is owned by Mary Louis Ashmore. The contractor listed for the work is Thomas Curran.

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Foundation Work Starts at 2222 Market Street in Center City West

Foundation work has begun at 2222 Market Street in Center City West. The 305,000-square-foot office building will rise 318 feet and 20 stories, with the law firm Morgan, Lewis, Bockius LLP as a tenant leasing the entire floor space. The structure, developed by Parkway Commercial Properties and designed by Gensler, features a blocky design with staggered sections. While the building is not going to drastically impact the city skyline, it is a significant development for the rapidly-growing neighborhood. The parking lot that spanned the site until recently has already been torn up, and excavation and drilling equipment is currently at the site.

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Demolition Permits Filed for 2465 North Douglas Street in Strawberry Mansion, North Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant two-story prewar rowhouse at 2465 North Douglas Street in Strawberry Mansion, North Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling is situated on a block located between West York Street and West Cumberland Street. The building will come down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. The cost of work is $13,499. The property is owned by Erik Fersner. The contractor listed for the work is FH Demolition.

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Demolition Permits Filed for 2155 North Newkirk Street in Strawberry Mansion, North Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant two-story rowhouse at 2155 North Newkirk Street in Strawberry Mansion, North Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling is situated on a block located between West Susquehanna Avenue and West Diamond Street. The prewar building will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. The cost of the work is $12,222. The property is owned by the Redevelopment Authority of Philadelphia. The contractor listed for the work is Pedro Palmer Construction Inc.

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New Rendering Released for The Nook at 5535 Pulaski Avenue in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia

A new rendering has been revealed for The Nook, a four-story, 34-unit development at 5535 Pulaski Avenue in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia. The building will stand four stories tall and hold 34 luxury residential units. The building is being developed by Stamm Development Group, designed by M Architecture, and built by Tester Construction.

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