In November 2020, Philly YIMBY reported that demolition permits have been filed for a three-story prewar rowhouse at 1513 West Stiles Street in Cecil B. Moore, Lower North Philadelphia. The single-family dwelling was situated on the north side of the block between North 15th Street and North 16th Street, just to the southwest of Temple University. A year and a half later, our recent site visit has revealed that the structure has since been torn down.
A construction boom continues unabated in the Francisville neighborhood in Lower North Philadelphia. A recent site visit has noted considerable progress at one of the most significant new developments in the area, a six-story, 50-unit mixed-use building at 901 Leland Street. Developed by Hightop Real Estate and Development, the 46,792-square-foot building will include commercial space at the ground floor. Permits list Jerry Roller as the design professional, Ferraro Construction as the contractor, and a construction cost of $5 million.
A recent site visit has revealed that construction is underway at a four-story, two-family building at 1515 West Stiles Street in Cecil B. Moore, Lower North Philadelphia. The development rises on the north side of the block between North 15th and North 16th streets, a few blocks south of Temple University. Designed by Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture, the building will span 3,106 square feet and will feature a basement and a roof deck. Permits list the site as a Philadelphia city property and specify Metro Impact, LLC as the contractor.
Permits have been issued for a mixed-use renovation at a three-story building at 1200-02 South 7th Street in Passyunk Square, South Philadelphia. The renovation will span 3,125 square feet. Partial interior change of use will add commercial space at the ground floor as well as four apartments.
In the Market East section of Center City, a group of new developments will form a noticeable skyline cluster. At 123 South 12th Street, construction is now well underway at a project dubbed 12 + Sansom. Designed by both Bower Lewis Thower Architects and Studios Architecture, while the building was developed by Greystar Real Estate Partners, the tower will rise 265 feet and 20 stories, which will add a good amount of density to the area. The tower, which will feature a whopping 412 rental units along with amenity space, rises close to the Jefferson Health campus.