The 25th entry on Philly YIMBY’s December 2020 Development Countdown is a 317-foot-tall, 27-story residential tower planned for 709 Chestnut Street in Market East, Center City. The 278-unit building is being developed by Roseland Properties and Parkway Corporation and is designed by Edry McHenry Architects, which recently revealed a rendering of a 350-foot building at 2100 Market Street. The structure will span almost the entirety of the 170-by-170-foot site that currently operates as an active parking lot. Permits have yet to be filed for the project, and no demolition preparations have begun.
A zoning permit has been filed for the construction of an eight-unit residential structure at 203-09 Diamond Street in Norris Square, North Philadelphia. Also known as 203-09 Diamond Street, the lot sits at the northeast corner of Diamond Street and North Philip Street. The attached structure will span a 719-square-foot footprint, rise up to 38 feet high (not including pilot houses) and feature a roof deck. Blackrock Capital LLC is the listed owner.
A zoning permit has been filed for the construction of a single-family residential structure at 2846 Belgrade Street in Port Richmond, Kensington. The site is located on the north side of the block between East Somerset Street and East Auburn Street. The attached structure’s footprint will span 1,000 square feet. Agim Belulaj and Majlinda Belulaj are the listed owners.
The 26th entry on Philly YIMBY’s December 2020 Development Countdown is the 315-foot-tall, 24-story tower proposed at 702 Sansom Street on Jewelers’ Row in Market East, Center City. Developed by Toll Brothers and designed by SLCE Architects, the property is located at the southwest corner of Sansom Street and South 7th Street, half a block to the north of Washington Square and a block west of Independence Hall. Our recent visit to the site revealed that no progress has been made at the site after the demolition and excavation.
A five-story, 160-unit residential complex is proposed at 2630 West Girard Avenue in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia. Designed by ISA and developed by a ADCO (American Development Company) and Callahan Ward, the 127,200-square-foot development will span roughly three-quarters of the city block. The complex will include 9,300 square feet of ground-level retail, parking for 46 vehicles and 56 bicycles, two shared roof decks, and 34 private terraces.