Demolition Permits Filed for 6542 Allman Street in Elmwood Park, Southwest Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant two-story single-family dwelling at 6542 Allman Street in Elmwood Park, Southwest Philadelphia. The property is located on the block that sits between South 65th Street and South 66th Street. The building will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program at a cost of $15,500. The property is owned by Anthony A. Musumeci Antonietta. The contractor listed for the work is Pedro Palmer Construction Inc.

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Demolition Permits Filed for 1657 South Conestoga Street in Kingsessing, Southwest Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant two-story rowhouse at 1657 South Conestoga Street in Kingsessing, Southwest Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling is located on the block that sits between Greenway Avenue and Kingsessing Avenue. The building will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program at a cost of $15,000. The property is owned by Biggs James. The contractor listed for the work is Mangual Demolition Inc.

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The Views at Penn Treaty at 1143-51 North Delaware Avenue. Credit: Abitare Design Studio

Construction Underway at The Views at Penn Treaty at 1143-51 North Delaware Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington

Construction is underway at The Views at Penn Treaty at 1143-51 North Delaware Avenue, a residential development in Fishtown, Kensington, consisting of 19 luxury townhouses sited on the Delaware River waterfront. Each of the townhouses rises four stories plus an upper level with two roof decks and a pilot house. The development ranks among the city’s most luxurious real estate offerings. According to the official website, prices begin at roughly $1.9 million. The townhouses will span from 3,966 to 5,500 square feet and will feature three to five bedrooms, private elevators, two-car garages, and private access to adjacent Penn Treaty Park. Gotham Bedrock, LLC and The Cohen Team at Keller Williams Philadelphia are the developers behind the project, with Abitare Design Studio as the architect.

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116-Unit Complex Proposed for 1121 North Delaware Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington

Developer Shovel Ready LLC and architect Abitare Design Studio are planning to transform an overgrown vacant lot at 1121 North Delaware Avenue into Pier Village, a 116-unit, multi-building residential complex. The site is located on the Delaware River waterfront in Fishtown, Kensington, between the Rivers Casino Philadelphia to the south and Penn Treaty Park less than half a block to the north. The development will consist of two mid-rise apartment buildings, one with 53 and another with 35 units, and 28 rowhouses, each rising four stories tall.

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Demolition Permits Filed for 1708 North 55th Street in Hestonville, West Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant three-story prewar rowhouse at 1708 North 55th Street in Hestonville, West Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling sits on the block that is located between Jefferson Street and Lancaster Avenue. The structure will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program at a cost of $37,777. The property is owned by Howard Alfred Jr Waites Shirley Jean. The contractor listed for the work is Pedro Palmer Construction Inc.

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