1700 Master Street. Credit: Paul Dietz.

Permits Issued for 1700 Master Street in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, six-unit multi-family building at 1700 Master Street in Cecil B. MooreNorth Philadelphia. A roof deck will be located at the top of the building along with an access structure. In total, the structure is expected to yield 6,300 square feet of space. Omega Home Builders is the contracting firm behind the project, while Paul Dietz is the listed design professional.

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223 Market Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. July 2023

Construction Complete at 223-25 Market Street in Old City

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has confirmed that construction work is complete at a three-story vertical extension for an existing three-story building located at 223-25 Market Street in the Old City section of Center City. Designed by the Atrium Design Group, the new addition will roughly double the building’s current floor area to 23,685 square feet and increase the total residential unit count to 22, while maintaining the ground-floor commercial space facing Market Street. Permits list TBC LLC as the contractor and a construction cost of $3.5 million.

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2046-50 East Lehigh Avenue. Rendering credit: Ambit Architecture

Construction Nearly Complete at 2046-50 East Lehigh Avenue in East Kensington

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY’s has observed that construction work is nearly complete at 2046-50 Lehigh Avenue in East Kensington. The building, located on the southwest side of the block between between Frankford Avenue and Amber Street, will rise five stories and feature ground-floor commercial space as well as 21 residential units. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the structure will span 21,168 square feet and will feature parking for seven bicycles. Permits list Grit Construction as the contractor and a construction cost of $2.75 million.

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Rendering of 1001 South Broad Street via BKV Group.

Construction Advances at Broad and Washington at 1001 South Broad Street in Hawthorne, South Philadelphia

Philadelphia YIMBY recently visited the site and documented the construction at Broad and Washington, a 15-story, 1,111-unit complex at 1001 South Broad Street in Hawthorne, South Philadelphia. Designed by the BKV Group, the complex will span an entire city block at the northeast corner of the intersection of Broad Street and Washington Avenue. The 1,516,218-square-foot development will cost nearly $306 million to build.

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