Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed that construction work is nearly complete at a five-story, 28-unit apartment building underway at 3045-51 Richmond Street in Port Richmond, Kensington. Developed by Fifth Realty, the Neo-Industrial-styled structure rises on the southeast side of the block between Elkhart Street and East Clearfield Street. The substantially large structure spans 37,807 square feet of interior space, which will include 12 one-bedroom and 16 two-bedroom units. Features include full sprinkling and a ground-level garage for 22 cars. Permits list Lonny Rossman as the design professional and TBC LLC as the contractor. The construction cost is specified at $4.25 million.
Construction work is nearing completion at a three-story mixed-use building at 2525 Frankford Avenue in East Kensington. Designed by CANNOdesign, the development replaces a two-story prewar structure on the southeast side of the block between East Cumberland Street and East Sergeant Street. The building spans 5,451 square feet, which includes 846 square feet of ground-level commercial space and the rest subdivided between six residential units. The building will feature full sprinkling and a small bicycle storage space, although, surprisingly, it will lack a roof deck. Permits list Saint Bernard Holding Group as the owner, Doubleday Design as the civil engineer, and GRIT Construction as the contractor. The construction cost is specified at $741,000.
Last month, YIMBY shared images of the updated, scaled-down design for Broad + Pine, a high-rise development proposed at 337-41 South Broad Street (alternately 337 South Broad Street) in Washington Square West, Center City. Designed by My Arch and developed by Dranoff Properties, the tower will rise 15 stories tall and hold 145,220 square feet of space, with ground-floor commercial space and 91 residential units, as well as an 11,995-square-foot parking with space for 18 cars. Today we share more renderings for the proposed structure.
At the end of 2020, YIMBY reported that permits have been filed for the construction of a single-family residential structure at 3644 Wharton Street in the Forgotten Bottom section of Grays Ferry in South Philadelphia. The structure will replace a vacant lot on the south side of the block between South 36th Street and Schuylkill Avenue. Designed by Joseph S. Serratore & Company Architects (JOs. Serratore & Co. Architect Inc. aka JAS), the building will rise three stories and hold 2,285 square feet of interior space. Features will include full sprinkling, a basement, and a roof deck, which, due to the building’s prominence over adjacent structures, will offer dramatic vistas of the nearby Center City and University City skylines. Permits list South Campus LLC as the owner and Cormac McAller as the contractor.
In fall 2020, YIMBY reported that permits have been filed for the construction of a single-family townhouse at 1328 South 31st Street in Grays Ferry in South Philadelphia. The building will replace a vacant lot on then west side of the block between Wharton Street and Reed Street. Designed by Scale Design Group, the development will rise three stories and hold 2,164 square feet of interior space. The project will feature full sprinkling, a basement, and a roof deck. Permits list Shawn D. Thomas as the owner and 3027 Darien Street LLC as the contractor.