Demolition permits have been filed for 1429-31 Federal Street in the Newbold neighborhood of South Philadelphia. Located three properties away from the corner of South 15th Street and Federal Street, the property is owned by 149 Federal Street LLC.
Conshohocken, a quaint town located roughly 11 miles away from Center City, sits within Montgomery county on the left bank of the Schuylkill River. The town has recently seen a large amount of new development, having grown into a strong suburban (in the better sense of the word) force that has helped the Philadelphia metro area blossom. Its latest new development, the 304-unit residential complex at 51 Washington Street, is now under construction.
A zoning permit has been filed calling for a full demolition of a four-story pre-war building at 107 Chestnut Street in Old City. The permit states that the site would remain vacant yet hints at future construction with a note stating that such a process would require new permits. Cheswal LP is the listed owner.
Permits have been issued for 1316 and 1318 North Franklin Street in the neighborhood of Ludlow, located in North Philadelphia. Each permit calls for the construction of a four-story, five-unit structure, making for a combined total of 10 units.
A six-story, pre-war structure at 1810 Chestnut Street in Rittenhouse Square is slated for a vertical extension that would boost it to a height of 312 feet and 20 stories while preserving the historic facade. The development will feature retail at the ground level, parking in the basement, and residences on the upper floors.