2019-53 East Boston Street. Credit: DesignBlendz.

Renderings Revealed For 2019-53 East Boston Street in East Kensington

Renderings have been revealed for a new mixed-use development located at 2019-53 East Boston Street in East Kensington. Designed by Designblendz, the project will consist of a renovation of an existing industrial structure and the demolition of a low-slung addition to said building, with a new multi-family building taking its place. The new structure will yield 100 new residential units within its six-story height, while the renovation of the existing industrial building will replace its existing roof with a roof deck, and will add five industrial spaces to the ground floor. The project will include parking for 34 cars and 61 bicycles.

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1709 Snyder Avenue. Zoning submission. Credit: KCA Design Associates via the City of Philadelphia

Permits Issued for 1709 Snyder Avenue in West Passyunk, South Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, two-unit mixed-use rowhouse at 1709 Snyder Avenue in West Passyunk, South Philadelphia. The new building will replace an existing three-story rowhouse on the north side of the block between South 17th and South Colorado streets. Designed by KCA Design Associates, the new structure will span 3,380 square feet, of which around just under 1,000 square feet will be allocated for commercial space. The project will feature a basement and a roof deck. Permits list LNHA New Homes as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $350,000.

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2552-56 North 3rd Street. Credit: Gnome Architects.

Renderings Revealed for 2552-56 North 3rd Street in West Kensington

Renderings have been revealed for a six-story, 64-unit mixed-use development at 2552-56 North 3rd Street in West Kensington. Designed by Gnome Architects, the structure will feature two commercial spaces on the ground floor, totaling 3,868 square feet. The upper floors will contain 54,043 square feet of residential space. A 5,924-square-foot parking garage will yield space for 21 cars (one space being ADA compliant and van accessible). Te project will also feature 22 bicycle spaces.

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314 South 46th Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. January 2023

Construction Complete at Shepherd Lofts at 314 South 46th Street in Cedar Park, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has confirmed that construction work has been completed at Shepherd Lofts, a four-story, 25-unt residential renovation project at 314 South 46th Street in Garden CourtWest Philadelphia. Designed by Interface Studio Architects (ака ISA), the project transforms the prewar building of the Good Shepherd Community Church, situated on the west side of the block between Spruce and Pine streets, into residential space, and adds a new four-story structure in its former courtyard. The development spans 17,768 square feet, of which 7,743 square feet are identified as a new addition. Permits list the Ferraro Construction Group as the contractor and indicate a construction cost of $2 million.

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