106 South 42nd Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. January 2023

Renovation Complete at 106 South 42nd Street in Walnut Hill, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has observed that renovation work is complete at 106 South 42nd Street in Walnut HillWest Philadelphia. The development is situated on the west side of the block between Chestnut and Sansom streets. Designed by HDO Architecture, the project will involve renovations interior renovations to a prewar rowhouse and construction of a rear addition, which will expand the 3,406-square-foot building to 6,112 square feet and nine apartments. Permits list Zhu Fengjun as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $526,050.

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5007 Pentridge Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. January 2023

Construction Complete at 5007 Pentridge Street in Cedar Park, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has noted that construction is complete at a three-story, eight-unit multi-family building at 5007 Pentridge Street in Cedar ParkWest Philadelphia. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the project rises on the north side of the block between South 50th and South 51st streets. The development will span around 6,500 square feet (including cellar space). Permits list Baltimore Select Properties LLC aka Select Redevelopment as the contractor, and a construction cost of $850,000.

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The Emerald at 2214 North Front Street. Zoning submission. Credit: Ambit Architecture via the City of Philadelphia

Permits Issued for The Emerald at 2214 North Front Street in Norris Square

Permits have been issued for the construction of The Emerald, a four-story, 14-unit mixed-use building proposed at 2214 North Front Street in Norris Square. The development is situated on the west side of the block between West Susquehanna Avenue and West Dauphin Street, half a block to the south of the York-Dauphin Station on the Market-Frankford Line. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the structure will span 15,122 square feet, of which around 2,000 square feet will be allocated for ground floor commercial space, a green roof, and parking for five bicycles. Permits list Baltimore Select Properties (doing business as Select Redevelopment) as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $1.8 million.

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Rendering of 4519 Chestnut Street. Credit: SITIO Architecture + Urbanism.

Construction Tops Out at 4519 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has noted that construction has topped out at a 327-unit multi-family development at 4519 Chestnut Street in Spruce HillWest Philadelphia. Designed by SITIO Architecture + Urbanism, the building is projected to rise six stories tall and span 223,848 square feet. Project features include parking for 92 cars and 154 bicycles.

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Rendering of 4240 Chestnut Street. Credit: DAS Architects.

Construction Underway at 4240 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has noted that construction has risen above the street level at a seven-story, 128-unit mixed-use development at 4240 Chestnut Street in Spruce HillWest Philadelphia. Designed by DAS Architects, the structure is located on the south side of the block between South 42nd and South 43rd streets. The development will span 141,928 square feet, of which nearly 40,000 square feet will be used as office. Apartment sizes will likely average at just below 800 square feet each. Permits list Intercultural Family Services as the owner, Morris Clarke as the design professional, and HC Pody Company as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $15.3 million.

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