A construction permit has been filed for the construction of a new building at 1728 Folsom Street in the Spring Garden neighborhood in North Philadelphia, near Francisville to the north. The filings follows a May permit filing that calls for the demolition of a three-story rowhouse that presently occupies the site. 2004-20 N 5th St LLC is listed as the owner.
A zoning permit has been filed for the erection of a 65-foot-tall building at 1350 North Front Street in the Fishtown neighborhood in Kensington. Although the floor count has not been specified, the height is consistent with a six-story building. The latest filing follows a November permit for the merger of several nearby lots and a December permit for the demolition of a three-story structure currently standing at the site.
The Schuylkill Yards development is on the verge of breaking into the University City skyline in West Philadelphia. Permits for a new 361-foot, 28-story, mixed-use office and residential tower at 3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard were approved in early December 2019. The tower is one of many slated for the 14 acres of land just to the northwest of FMC Tower. A new park, Drexel Square, was completed last year just east of the Bulletin Building.
A zoning permit has been filed for the construction of a new structure at 2528 Hope Street in Kensington. The permit indicates that the new building would feature a cellar and a roof deck. BK Partners LLC is listed as the owner.
A pair of zoning permits have been issued for the construction of a new building at 1525 South Taney Street in the Grays Ferry neighborhood in western South Philadelphia. The earlier permit calls for the erection of a single-family household with a roof deck, an increasingly common feature in new construction in Philadelphia. A later permit outlined more technical details for the process, indicating intent for swift development progress. Standard Development LLC is the listed owner.