2738 Federal Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. June 2023

Construction Complete at 2738 Federal Street in Grays Ferry, South Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent location visit has confirmed that construction work is complete at a five-story residential building at 2738 Federal Street in Grays FerrySouth Philadelphia. Designed by Gnome Architects, with GRIT Construction as the contractor, the development will span 23,914 square feet and offer 24 condominiums. Features will include a cellar, balconies in the front and rear of the structure on the second through fourth floors, and a roof deck above the fourth floor. The project will include four accessory parking spaces, one of which will be ADA and van accessible, as well as space for 12 bicycles. Construction costs are listed at $1.4 million.

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Rendering of Innovator Village via Philly Living Team.

Construction Progresses at Innovator Village in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

Construction work is making steady headway on Innovator Village, a large mixed-use development rising at 2401 Washington Avenue in Graduate HospitalSouth Philadelphia. The multi-building complex will hold 82 total residential units, coming in a mixture of difference housing types, with townhomes, duplexes/quadplexes, and two different multi-family buildings (one with retail).

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Rendering of 2101 Washington Avenue. Credit: JKRP Architects

Construction Making Headway at Chocolate Factory Development in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

Construction work is well underway and making rapid progress at a massive development located at 2101 Washington Avenue, the location of the former Frankford Chocolate Factory in Graduate HospitalSouth Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects and developed by OCF Realty, the new building will rise six stories tall, and will contain two large commercial spaces at the ground floor. Above, there will be 247 residential units.

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527-37 West Girard Avenue. Credit: Continuum Architecture and Design.

Permits Issued for 527-37 West Girard Avenue in Ludlow, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for a large mixed-use development at 527-37 West Girard Avenue in LudlowNorth Philadelphia. Designed by Continuum Architecture, the new development will involve the renovation of most components presently on-site, with exception of Building D, which will be demolished to make way for a new four-story residential structure. In total, the development will feature 38 residential units, with a commercial space at the ground floor situated at the intersection of 6th Street and Girard Avenue. The renovated and expanded complex is expected to yield 27,776 square feet.

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Rendering of 1212-16 North Delaware Avenue.

Construction Still Pending at 1212-16 North Delaware Avenue in Fishtown

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has discovered that construction work has still not started at a six-story mixed-use development proposed at 1212-16 North Delaware Avenue in Fishtown. Located on the north side of the block between Marlborough Street and East Columbia Avenue, he building will feature commercial space at the ground floor and 48 apartments above. In total, the new building will hold 41,538 square feet of space. The project will include a roof deck and 12 off-site parking spaces for building residents, one of which will be reserved for car sharing, as well as 16 bicycle spaces. Permits list Janice Woodcock as the design professional and GMT Associates, Inc. as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $6.5 million.

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