1227 South 4th Street. Looking southeast. Credit: Google

Permits Issued for a Single-Family Structure at 1227 South 4th Street in Dickinson Narrows, South Philadelphia

A zoning permit has been issued for the construction of a single-family structure at 1227 South 4th Street in Dickinson Narrows, South Philadelphia. Located at the southeast corner of South 4th Street and Titan Street, the structure will span a footprint of 952 square feet and will feature a cellar and a roof deck. Gerald W. Haley and Harley J. Saxby are the listed owners.

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1300 Fairmount Avenue looking northeast. Photo by Thomas Koloski

1300 Fairmount Avenue Welcomes Residents and Shoppers in Poplar, North Philadelphia

A 14-story, 487-unit mixed-use development is mostly complete at 1300 Fairmount Avenue in Poplar, North Philadelphia. Designed by Cope-Linder Architects and developed by RAL Development, the building rises 185 feet, standing prominently over the predominantly residential neighborhood. Two of the floors house retail space, occupied by an ALDI supermarket, and a parking garage in the structure’s eastern section.

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2100 Hamilton Street. Photo by Thomas Koloski

Cladding Halfway Up at 2100 Hamilton Street in Franklintown, North Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit at 2100 Hamilton Street, located in the Franklintown section of Spring Garden, North Philadelphia, has revealed that the 115-foot, 10-story-tall residential tower’s cladding having climbed more than halfway up along the concrete structure. The project was designed by Cecil Baker, which is also behind two condo developments that have risen within the past four years, and developed by Brock Development Group. The development, located just to the north of Center City and three blocks to the southeast of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, rises from a masonry-walled pit where a freight train line once ran and was taken out in the 1970’s, with a tunnel remaining under several other blocks.

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