Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that construction is nearing completion at a seven-story, 61-unit mixed-use development at 36-42 South 2nd Street (also known as 36-38 South 2nd Street) in Old City. The new structure replaces a parking lot situated on the west side of the block between Market and Chestnut streets. Designed by CANNOdesign, the building will span 51,623 square feet and will feature ground-level retail, a basement, and a shared roof deck. Permits list the Tester Construction Group as the contractor and indicate a construction cost of $10.5 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story single-family rowhouse at 511 North Paxon Street in Mill Creek, West Philadelphia. The structure will replace a vacant lot on the east side of the block between Westminster Avenue and Wyalusing Avenue. Designed by the 24 Seven Design Group, the structure will span 1,696 square feet and will feature a basement and a roof deck. Permits list H.A. Blacksmiths as the contractor.
Philadelphia YIMBY recently visited the construction site of a six-story, 127-unit development underway at 1901-19 East York Street in East Kensington. The new structure rises on the eastern corner of the intersection of East York and Jasper streets. Designed by LRK, the development will span 115,293 square feet and feature artist studio space on the ground floor. The complex will offer elevator service, balconies, a green roof, and parking for 27 cars. Permits list Equinox Management & Construction as the contractor and indicate a construction cost of $20.4 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story single-family rowhouse at 2123 North Darien Street near Temple University in North Philadelphia East. The structure will rise from a vacant lot sited on the west side of the block between Diamond Street and West Susquehanna Avenue. Designed by Plato Marinakos, Jr. of Plato Studio, the building will span 2,319 square feet and will feature a basement and a roof deck. Permits list the Gilad Bergerin as the contractor.
A year and a half after YIMBY originally shared news of permit issue, our latest site visit has discovered that construction has still not started at a six-story, 102-unit residential building proposed at 2401 North 2nd Street in West Kensington. The project will span a half-block-sized lot bordered by North 2nd Street to the west, West York Street to the south, and Palethorp Street to the east. Designed by T + Associates Architects, the structure will span 101,020 square feet feature a roof deck, and a green roof, and a parking garage. Permits specify construction costs at $8.35 million.