Permits have been issued for the renovation and one floor addition at 1914-20 South 7th Street between Hoffman and Dudley streets in the Wharton neighborhood in South Philadelphia. Plans call to renovate the interior of the structure with a commercial space on the first floor and 10 residential units above. With the addition of 4th floor, the building will position itself to be the tallest in the block. When completed, the building will have 11,658 square feet of space. Construction costs for the project are estimated at $1 million.
Last month, YIMBY presented a thorough overview of 33 North 22nd Street, a 328-foot-tall residential high-rise proposed in Center City West by PMC Property Group. The 29-story, 341-unit tower will replace the 32,616-square-foot Trader Joe’s parking lot south of John F. Kennedy Boulevard, whch sits just to the northwest of the curved Murano condominium. The design by Solomon Cordwell Buenz a unique avant-garde style to the area unlike any other in the city. A recent design update revealed in the recent Civic Design Review filing shows certain updates, such as a lower parapet and extended porcelain panels at the base.
Permits have been filed for a four-story, two-family residential structure at 1717 Arlington Street in the Temple University area of North Philadelphia. The structure will feature several rear decks and a roof deck. The Philadelphia Housing Authority is the listed owner.
Permits have been filed for construction at 604 McKean Street in the Wharton neighborhood of South Philadelphia. The single-family dwelling will rise from a small lot nestled between two three-story residential structures to the east and west of the property. The listed property owner is Ataseven Gazi.
The stretch of North Broad Street just north of the Vine Street Expressway is poised for an incoming development surge. One of the projects slated for the area is Broad and Noble, a 231-foot-tall, 19-story residential high-rise at 427-43 North Broad Street (or, alternatively, at 1327-31 Noble Street) in Callowhill, half a block northeast of the Inquirer Building and half a block west of the entrance to the elevated Rail Park. Toll Brothers is the developer and Barton Partners is the architect.