3519 Hamilton Street. Looking north. Credit: Google Maps

Permits Issued for Four-Unit Building at 3519 Hamilton Street in Powelton Village, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, four-unit residential building at 3519 Hamilton Street in Powelton Village, West Philadelphia. The structure will replace a vacant lot situated on the north side of the block between North 35th and North 36th streets. Permits list Darron T. Mason and Marsha Irons Mason as the owners, Lauren Thomsen as the design professional, and GRIT Construction LLC as the contractor. The total construction cost of $500,000 allocates $350,000 to general construction and $50,000 apiece for electrical, mechanical, and plumbing work.

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Rendering of 12 + Sansom. Credit: Studios Architecture.

Permits Issued for 12 + Sansom in Market East, Center City

Permits have been issued for 12 + Sansom, a high-rise planned at 123-27 South 12th Street in Market East, Center City. Designed by Studios Architecture, the tower will rise 20 stories tall and will offer 399 residential units, some with balconies. A roof deck will be included with the development. In total, the tower will hold 370,860 square feet of space. Clemens Construction is the contractor behind the project. Construction costs are estimated at $132.25 million.

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3028 West Dauphin Street. Looking southeast. Credit: Google Maps

Permits Issued for 12-Unit Building at 3028 West Dauphin Street in Strawberry Mansion, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, 12-unit multi-family building at 3028 West Dauphin Street in Strawberry Mansion, North Philadelphia. The structure will be located on the southeast corner of the intersection of West Dauphin and North 31st streets and will replace an automobile repair shop. The new building will span a 4,500-square-foot ground footprint and will feature 12,915 square feet of interior space, which translates to slightly over 1,000 square feet per unit. The development will also offer a roof deck and parking for four bicycles. Permits list Dauphin St. Partners LLC as the owner and Priority Building Group, LLC as the contractor.

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Center City towers from The Laurel Rittenhouse. Photo by Thomas Koloski

Philadelphia YIMBY Observes Views from the Top of The Laurel Rittenhouse in Rittenhouse Square, Center City

Nearly a month ago, The Laurel Rittenhouse at 1911 Walnut Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City, celebrated its topping out with a commemorative event. Designed by Solomon Cornwell Buenz and developed by Southern Land Company, with the Harman Group as the structural engineer, the tower rises 48 stories tall and 599 feet, with additional two floors of mechanical space The parapet that will soon be constructed will reach 593 feet. The building will house 185 rental apartments and 60 luxury condominium units in the upper portion. Today, Philadelphia YIMBY shares skyline photos taken during our tour of the skyscraper as seen from the 48th and 49th floors, just under the final concrete slab.

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2630 West Girard Avenue. Looking southeast from Girard Avenue. Credit: ISA

Permits Issued for 54-Unit Building at 2630 West Girard Avenue in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a five-story, 54-unit residential building at 2630 West Girard Avenue in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia. Designed by ISA and developed by ADCO (American Development Company) and Callahan Ward, the structure, located under the full address of 2630-38 West Girard Avenue, is part of a larger complex that will also include 104 additional units sited within four-story winds along Taney and North 27th streets (not covered in the current permit), bringing the total residence count to 160. The Girard Avenue building, the recipient of the latest permit, will be the centerpiece of the composition, with retail space at the ground floor, common outdoor decks, and private roof terraces. Permits list Callahan & Ward Properties, LLC as the contractor and a construction cost of $10 million.

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