Although permits for the project had been issued around a year ago, a recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction work has not yet begun at 900 North 8th Street in Poplar, North Philadelphia. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture, the building is planned to rise five stories and span 48,275 square feet, and contain commercial space and 60 residential units. Features will include surface parking for 12 cars, space for 20 bicycles, an amenity roof deck at the second floor, and full sprinkling. Permits list Post General Contracting as the contractor and a construction cost of $4,8 million.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has confirmed that construction work is nearing completion at a two-building, 24,000-square-foot warehouse development at 510 East Haines Street in East Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia. Designed by the Trans-Pacific Engineering Corporation, the development consists of a two-story warehouse and an adjacent shed, described in the permit as “for use as wholesale, distribution, and storage,” and an adjacent parking lot. Permits list Lehigh Valley Building Systems as the contractor and a construction cost of $750,000.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that, although permits have been filed in 2020 and 2021 and were issued in January, construction has not yet begun at the three-story single-family rowhouse proposed at 1816 Seybert Street in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia. The development will replace a vacant lot on the south side of the block between North 18th and North 19th streets, situated a block east of the Girard College campus Designed by Carolina Pena of Parallel Architecture Studio LLC, the structure will span 1,987 square feet and will feature a cellar, a roof deck, and full sprinkling. Permits list BI Direct LLC as the contractor.
The Society Hill Towers in the Society Hill neighborhood of Center City used to stand alone in the local skyline until now, when a new residential tower is rising next door. At the corner of Dock Street and South Front Street, One Dock Street is currently under construction, which will stand 372 feet and 31 stories tall. Designed by Bower Lewis Thower Architects and developed by LCOR Incorporated, the rental apartment tower will feature 272 units and rise just over the height of the parapets of the Society Hill Towers.
A recent site visit has revealed that construction is underway at The Wagon House, a four-story mixed-use building at 1935 North 2nd Street in Olde Kensington. The structure will replace a garage and an adjacent lot on the east side of the block between West Berks Street and West Norris Street. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the structure will rise from a combined lot at 1935-39 North 2nd Street and span 10,640 square feet, which will include 1,000 square feet of ground-level commercial space and 13 residential units. The building will feature a basement, full sprinkling, and parking for four bicycles. Permits list Baltimore Select Properties as the contractor and a construction cost of $1.8 million.