7165 Keystone Street. Credit: Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture

102-Unit Residential Building Proposed for 7165 Keystone Street in Tacony, Northeast Philadelphia

A six-story, 102-unit residential building is proposed at 7165 Keystone Street in the Tacony neighborhood in Northeast Philadelphia. A Civic Design Review document submitted by Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture earlier this year reveals the details on the 115,252-square-foot structure that will rise as an encore to the adjacent Keystone Lofts, sited in a two-story prewar industrial building. The structure will feature an industrial space at the ground floor, studio to two-bedroom apartments on the floors above, and 35 parking spaces in the rear.

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1622-40 Point Breeze Avenue. Credit: JKRP Architects

Four-Story Building to Rise at 1622-40 Point Breeze Avenue in Point Breeze, South Philadelphia

The Point Breeze neighborhood in South Philadelphia has seen a growing number of new residential projects in recent years, and one of the largest of the type now on the drawing boards for a site at 1622-40 Point Breeze Avenue. The four-story, 69-unit building will rise above the neighborhood dominated by two- to three-story rowhouses, and its 51,410 square feet will make it one of the area’s largest structures. The multi-family residential structure is designed by JKRP Architects. The building will include a bike room and a green roof.

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Demolition Permits Filed for 3724 North 13th Street in Hunting Park, North Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the demolition of a two-story rowhouse at 3724 North 13th Street in the Hunting Park neighborhood of North Philadelphia. The prewar building was once a single-family residential structure that has sat vacant for some time now. The building is located close to the intersection of North 13th Street and West Airdrie Street. The Redevelopment Authority of Philadelphia is the listed owner and the project is a part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. Pedro Palmer Construction Incorporated is the contractor. The work is projected to cost $13,500.

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