Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, 16-unit apartment building at 4814-18 Griscom Street in Frankford, Northeast Philadelphia. The structure will rise from an overgrown vacant lot and a two-story building on the northwest side of the block between Foulkrod Street and Harrison Street. The building will feature elevator service and a roof deck. Permits list Star Homes Management as the owner and Tri Construction LLC as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $386,000.
Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that site prep work continues at a 307-foot-tall, 23-story mixed-use high-rise underway at 2301 John F. Kennedy Boulevard in Center City West. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by the PMC Property Group (which also serves as the contractor), the curvy edifice will rise on a slender-wedge shaped lot by the Schuylkill River waterfront and will contain 334,201 square feet of interior space. The project will offer 287 residential units as well as office space and parking for 44 cars and 96 bicycles. Permits specify a construction cost of $105 million.
A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has noted that foundation work continues at 3151 Market Street in University City, West Philadelphia. The development rises on the north side of Market Street between North 30th and North 32nd streets, with John F. Kennedy Boulevard to the north. Designed by Gensler and developed by Brandywine Realty Trust, the building will rise 226 feet and 14 stories and will span 495,000 square feet. The structure will house office and laboratory space, as well as retail on the ground floor.
A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has noted the start of construction work at Amy Gutmann Hall at 3317-23 Chestnut Street in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by Lake Flato Architects, with KSS Architects as the architect of record and Ground Control Collaborative as landscape designer, the building will rise six stories and span 115,954 square feet, and will feature classrooms, collaborative spaces for student projects, and a data science hub. The total construction cost is specified at $68.3 million.
Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has noted that construction has topped out at a 327-unit multi-family development at 4519 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia. Designed by SITIO Architecture + Urbanism, the building is projected to rise six stories tall and span 223,848 square feet. Project features include parking for 92 cars and 154 bicycles.