Foundation work is currently underway at a four-story, four-unit residential building under construction at 1164 South 18th Street in Point Breeze, South Philadelphia, as Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit revealed. Designed by 24/7 Design Group, the development will rise at the northwest corner of South 18th and Federal streets. Building features will include full sprinkling and a private roof deck accessible to a single unit. Permits list Federal 4 LP as the owner, Casey Lafferty as the contractor, and a construction cost of $400,000.
Renovation work has made significant progress at the renovation of a former clothing factory and warehouse at 2501 Oakford Street in Grays Ferry, South Philadelphia. Designed by Stanev Potts Architects, the project adds a fifth floor to the hulking, dilapidated four-story structure and converts the interior into 54 residences and artist studios. The 8,397-square foot addition will boost the 52,420-square-foot structure to a total of 60,817 million, at a cost of $8.5 million in construction work. Permits list 25th and Oakford LLC as the owner and Reed Street Builders LLC as the contractor. Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed that significant progress has been made on the renovation, and the structure appears on track toward completion some time this or next year.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction is nearly complete at a four-story, two-family building at 1939 Bainbridge Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia. The structure stands at the northern side of the block between South 19th and South 20th streets and replaces a stately prewar rowhouse. According to permits, the new building’s footprint spans 684 square feet and the interior spans 3,392 square feet, lending a sizable average of nearly 1,700 square feet per unit. Features include full sprinkling, a basement, rear balconies, and a rooftop deck, which likely offers sweeping views of the nearby Center City skyline. Permits list MCG Investments 1939 Bain as the owner and Gerard McGeary as the contractor.
Construction work remains on hold at Bloc24, a five-story, eight-unit residential building at 613 South 24th Street (with a full address of 613-19 South 24th Street) in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia. Designed by Moto Designshop, the structure will feature elevator service, a fresh food market at the ground floor, and an expansive roof deck that will span most of the rooftop and offer dramatic views of the nearby Center City skyline. Permits list 617 South 24th St LLC as the owner and Morgan Plecenik as the contractor, and specify a construction cost of $1.5 million.
Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit revealed that completion is fast approaching at The Trinity, a seven-unit luxury condominium under construction at 1621-23 Bainbridge Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia. Designed by Gnome Architects and developed by Zatos Investments (which also acts as the contractor), the development rises four stories tall and will hold seven condominium units upon completion. The brick-clad structure will span 9,754 square feet and feature full sprinkling, balconies, and roof decks. Construction cost is specified at $970,000.