940 West Dakota Street. Building elevation. Credit: T + Associates Architects via the City of Philadelphia

Permits Issued for 940 West Dakota Street in North Philadelphia East

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story two-family rowhouse at 940 West Dakota Street in North Philadelphia East. The building will rise from a vacant lot on the south side of the block between North 9th and North 10th streets. Designed by T + Associates Architects, the structure will span 2,851 square feet and will include a basement and a roof deck. Permits list Unitedpaintgroup LLC as the contractor.

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Harper Square. Image via centercityphila.org

Construction Still Not Started at Harper Square at 113-21 South 19th Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has noted that development still has not begun at Harper Square, a 620-foot-tall, 52-story mixed-use skyscraper proposed at 113-21 South 19th Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City. Designed by DAS Architecture and Planning and developed by Pearl Properties, the slender, 267,874-square-foot structure will incorporate existing historic buildings into the base and hold around 200 residential units and 30,180 square feet of commercial space.

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33 North 22nd Street. Credit: Solomon Cordwell Buenz.

Construction Still Not Started at 33 North 22nd Street in Center City West

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that, years after the original proposal was released, site preparation work has still not started at a 328-foot-tall, 29-story residential high-rise proposed at 33 North 22nd Street in Center City West, a year and a half after a construction permit was issued in November 2021. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by the PMC Property Group (which is also listed as the contractor), the high-rise will span 456,380 square feet and supply 341 apartments as well as a garage for use both by the building’s residents as well as customers of the adjacent Trader Joe’s supermarket, which currently uses the outdoor parking lot at the building site. Permits specify a construction cost of $136 million.

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4248 Ogden Street. Building elevation. Credit: JOs. Serratore Co. Architect Inc. via the City of Philadelphia Department of Planning and Development

Permits Issued for 4248 Ogden Street in Belmont, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story two-family rowhouse at 4248 Ogden Street in Belmont, West Philadelphia. Designed by JOs. Serratore & Co. Architect, the new structure will replace a portion of a large vacant lot situated on the south side of the block between Hutton Street and North 43rd Street. The new building will span 2,665 square feet and will include a basement and a roof deck. Permits list Meir Badush of Northeast Renovations LLC as the contractor.

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