In October 2020, Philly YIMBY reported on permits that were filed for demolition of a vacant two-story single-family rowhouse at 1735 Seybert Street in Cecil B. Moore, Lower North Philadelphia. Our recent site visit has revealed that demo work has since been completed, and an attractive wood plank fence now encloses the vacant lot. The work was performed as part of the City of Philadelphia demolition program. Permits listed Francis Henriquez of FH Demolition as the contractor and a work cost of $13,995.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction has been completed at a three-story, three-unit multi-family building at 522 West Berks Street near Temple University in North Philadelphia East. The building is situated at the south side of the block between Germantown Avenue and North 6th Street and spans 2,917 square feet, and features a basement and a roof deck. Permits list JPL Construction Inc. as the contractor and a construction cost of $180,000.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has discovered that construction is well underway at a seven-story, 181-unit rental development at 1306-14 Callowhill Street in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia. Designed by Bernardon, the project will span 184,679 square feet and feature retail space measuring 3,208 square feet on the ground floor as well as 51 parking spaces. Permits list a construction cost of $18 million.
A recent site visit has revealed that construction is continues to advance at a four-story, two-family building at 1515 West Stiles Street in Cecil B. Moore, Lower North Philadelphia. The development, which has been topped out since last visit, rises on the north side of the block between North 15th and North 16th streets, a few blocks south of Temple University. Designed by Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture, the building will span 3,106 square feet and will feature a basement and a roof deck. Permits list the site as a Philadelphia city property and specify Metro Impact, LLC as the contractor.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a multi-family building at 3836 Haverford Avenue in Mantua, West Philadelphia. Upon completion, the building will rise three stories tall, span 3,600 square feet, and feature seven residential units. The permit trivially lists construction costs at $100,000.