Permits have been issued for the construction of a series of single-family homes at 80 East Sharpnack Street in Mount Airy, Northwest Philadelphia. The development will consist of six homes, all standing three stories tall with decks at the second story and at the rooftop. Each home will include one parking space and will hold 2,238 square feet of space. The total construction cost is listed at $1,389,000, with $231,500 to build each individual home.
Permits were issued for the construction of a large mixed use building at 1801-05 North 2nd Street in Olde Kensington. The building will stand five stories tall and will feature 20 residential units as well as two commercial spaces at the ground floor. Parking will be situated in the basement. The structure will hold 25,106 square feet of space and will cost an estimated $2,510,000 to build.
Two Liberty Place at 50 South 16th Street in Center City is a 848-foot-tall skyscraper similar in style to the complex’s anchor tower One Liberty Place at 1650 Market Street, with its floor boosted by an extension on the north side of the structure. Designed by Murphy/Jahn and developed by Willard G. Rouse III of Rouse and Associates, the tower was erected in 1988 and stands 58 stories tall. Philly YIMBY looks at the design process through drawings by Helmut Jahn that date to 1986.
Permits have been issued for a the construction of a multi-family residential development at 2723 Federal Street in Grays Ferry, South Philadelphia. The building will rise three stories tall and include six residential units. A total of 6,133 square feet of space will be included in the development and construction will cost an estimated $827,955.
A permit has been issued for the construction of a four-story, three-unit building at 2529 North 2nd Street in West Kensington. The project site is located on the east side of the block between West Cumberland and West Huntingdon streets. The fully sprinkled structure will span a footprint of 875 square feet and will contain a total of 3,758 square feet of interior space, which translates to a generous average of 1,253 square feet per apartment. The roof deck will offer sweeping skyline views, given the building’s future prominence above its low-rise surroundings. Filings list Martinez Emilio Flores as the owner, Alex Rong of AR Engineers and Christopher Carickhoff as the design professionals, and V2 Properties Construction Management LLC as the contractor. Construction is expected to cost $525,000.