4401 Ridge Avenue. Credit: Oombra Architects.

Construction Still Pending at 4401 Ridge Avenue in East Falls, Northwest Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has noted that construction work has still not begin at a 175-unit mixed-use development at 4401 Ridge Avenue in East Falls, Northwest Philadelphia. Designed by Oombra Architects and developed by Atapco Properties, the development will span 178,837 square feet and feature 34 studios, 117 one-bedrooms units, and 34 two-bedroom apartments. A total of 4,760 square feet of commercial space will be located on the ground floor on Ridge Avenue, as well as 2,200 square feet of outdoor space. A 8,100-square-foot roof deck and a 3,400-square-foot green roof will be located atop the building. The project will also offer parking for 189 cars and 62 bicycles.

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828-40 North 2nd Street. Credit: Coscia Moos Architecture.

Permits Issued for 828-40 North 2nd Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a 55-unit mixed-use building located at 828-40 North 2nd Street in Northern LibertiesNorth Philadelphia. Upon completion, the new building will rise five stories tall, with a commercial space at the ground floor. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture, the building will span a total of 59,375 square feet. Permits list the construction cost at just over $7.1 million.

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720-30 West Berks Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. October 2022

Facade Assembly Underway at 720-30 West Berks Street Near Temple University

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed that construction is underway at a three-story, 44-unit multi-family building at 720-30 West Berks Street in North Philadelphia East near Temple University. The development, situated at the southwest cornet of West Berks and North Franklin streets, will span 41,302 square feet upon completion, and will feature full sprinkling. Permits list T N Ward Company as the contractor and a construction cost of $5.9 million.

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