A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has confirmed that a site has been partially cleared for the construction of three mixed-use buildings at 711 North 7th Street (full address 711-19 North 7th Street) in Northern Liberties, Lower North Philadelphia, which will hold a combined total of 21 apartments. Each building will stand four stories tall and feature residential and commercial space and a green roof. Building number one will span a 1,662-square-foot ground footprint, hold 7,220 square feet of interior space, include five residential units, and cost $866,400 to build. Buildings number two and number three will each rise from a 2,407-square-foot ground footprint, hold 10,504 square feet of space, feature eight residential units, and cost $1.26 million to construct. For each of the filings, permits list T & C Fairmount LLC as the owner, Brett Harman of Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture as the design professional, and Qi Wei Chen as the contractor.
Permits have been issued for the construction of the University of Pennsylvania’s Ott Center for Track and Field at 2910 South Street in University Center, West Philadelphia. Designed by CANNOdesign, the $69.3 million development will be located at the on the southwest corner of the campus on the Schuylkill River waterfront, between the Schuylkill River Expressway and a railroad track and just beneath the South Street Bridge. The complex will span 72,000 square feet and will feature an indoor track and field facility with a banked track, long and high jump pits, a throwing area, and 990 spectator seats.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has observed that demolition is currently underway at the site of a 12-story, 329-unit building proposed at 418 Spring Garden Street in Northern Liberties, Lower North Philadelphia. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz, the high-rise, also known as 5th + Spring Garden, will stand 137 feet tall to the top of the main roof and 152 feet tall to the top of the bulkhead. The ground floor will feature abundant commercial space. A total of 87 parking spaces will be included within the project.
A Civic Design Review submission has revealed the plans for Credence Home Care Residences, a seven-story, 99-unit development proposed at 1901 West Westmoreland Street (full address 1901-11 West Westmoreland Street) in Nicetown-Tioga, North Philadelphia. The project, located at the northwest corner of West Westmoreland and North 19th streets, will consist of an expansion to an existing structure. Designed by J. Mark Wiedmann and developed by the Credence Home Care Agency, the development will span 97,017 square feet, which will feature 20 studios, 79 one-bedroom apartments (both age-restricted), a 4,579-square-foot adult day care facility, and 1,912 square feet of office space. Parking for 18 cars and 12 bicycles will also be provided.
Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has noted that construction is well underway at a 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, with a total of 68 parking spaces.