A demolition permit has been filed for a vacant, formerly residential rowhouse at 2463 North Orkney Street in West Kensington. The property consists of a two-story prewar structure with an incomplete third level addition. Viera Luis is the listed owner.
Permits have been filed for the construction of a mixed-use structure at 2327 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington. The new building will include a cellar, a commercial space on the ground floor, two residences on the floors above, a rear deck at the second story, and a roof deck at the top. The overall structure, including the roof access pilot house, is not to exceed 48 feet in height. The property is under the ownership of Kazantzis Athena.
Wissahickon Transportation Center, located at 5001 Ridge Avenue in Wissahickon, Northwest Philadelphia, is a bustling transfer station served by numerous bus routes. A complete facelift is planned for the station, which sees around 7,000 riders each weekday. Renderings have recently been released for the future station.
Permits have been filed for the construction of a single-family structure at 2059-61 East York Street in Kensington. The building will span a 1,604 square foot footprint and will feature a roof deck. A vacant grass lot spans the address at number 61 and a three-story prewar rowhouse occupies the site at number 59. It is unclear whether the structure will be demolished or incorporated into the new building, since no demolition permits have been filed as of yet. Hulk Industries Inc is the listed owner.
Demolition permits have been filed for a pair of adjacent three-story rowhouses at 705 and 707 South 19th Street in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood of South Philadelphia. The permits also call for merging the two lots into one, with an apparent primary address at 705 South 19th Street. ZI 705 S 19th Street is the listed owner for house number 705, while Cox Edward S and Cox Stephen R are listed as the owners for house number 707.