Permits have been issued for the construction of an eight-unit mixed-use building at 1514 North American Street in Olde Kensington. Upon completion, the new building will rise three stories tall and hold 9,963 square feet of space. A commercial space will sit at the ground floor. A pilot house will lead to the roof of the building. Kevin O’Neill is listed as the design professional behind the project, with Sparti Construction listed as the contractor. Construction costs are listed at $1,245,375.
The stunning resurgence of the long-devastated interior of North Philadelphia East continues unabated. Following a string of recent residential submissions in the immediate vicinity, permits have been issued for yet another addition to the neighborhood, this time at 2421 North 7th Street. The building will replace part of a large vacant lot situated on the east side of the block between West York Street and West Cumberland Street, a few blocks to the northeast of Temple University. The submission calls for a ground footprint of 1,280 square feet, interior area of 2,559 square feet (which translates to around 850 square feet per apartment), and a roof deck. Permits list Old Kensington Holdings L. as the owner, Christopher Menna as the design professional, and JPL Construction Inc. as the contractor, the latter being a team behind many of the recently-proposed surrounding developments. Construction costs are specified at $180,000.
The exterior construction elevator is currently being removed at Arthaus at 311 South Broad Street in Washington Square West, Center City. Earlier this year the tower reached its full height of 542 feet and 47 stories. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Dranoff Properties, the development will offer 108 condominium units and retail space. Construction is nearing completion and the building has already become a prominent addition to the skyline.
Construction progress continues at The Maven, a 28-unit mixed-use development located at 1533 Ridge Avenue in Francisville, North Philadelphia. Designed by CANNOdesign and developed by Khosla Properties, the building already stands at its final height of five stories. Upon completion, the 23,665-square-foot project will offer commercial space on the ground floor and residences consisting of studios, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments. Tester Construction is the development’s general contractor. Construction costs are estimated at $3.9 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a 12-unit mixed-use building at 2215 North 7th Street in North Philadelphia East. Upon completion, the new building will rise four stories tall and will feature 15,649 square feet of space, which includes commercial space on the ground floor. James Clancy is the design professional listed, with Liberty Star Management INC the listed contractor. Construction costs are estimated at $2.1 million.