A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has observed that construction work has made significant progress at a five-story, 204-unit development at 1700 North Front Street in Fishtown. The large-footprint structure replaces a block-spanning parking lot bound by the elevated-train-capped Front Street to the east, Cecil B. Moore Avenue to the south, Hope Street to the west, and Palmer Street to the north. Designed by NORR, the 172,844-square-foot structure will include 123,218 square feet of residential space (including 28 studios, 141 one-bedroom units, 35 two-bedroom apartments, and a 5,264-square-foot amenity suite) and 16,429 square feet of retail. The project will also offer parking for 70 bicycles.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, four-unit apartment building at 2042 Ridge Avenue in Sharswood, Philadelphia. The building will be located on the north side of the block between Sharswood Street and Ridge Avenue. The development will span 5,878 square feet and will feature retail space on the first floor. Permits list Domus Inc as the contractor and a construction cost of $1.9 million.
Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that construction work is yet to start at a single-family rowhouse development at 1238 North Howard Street, near the meeting point of Fishtown and Olde Kensington. Designed by Interface Studio Architects and developed by Callahan Ward (which also serves as the contractor), the building will rise three stories plus basement, span 1,539 square feet, and feature a back yard and a roof deck.
Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that construction work is complete at a five-story, 63-unit mixed-use project at 2315 North Front Street in East Kensington. Designed by HDO Architecture, the project spans 59,172 square feet and features ground-floor commercial space, a roof deck, and parking for 22 bicycles. Permits list Knight Rider Construction as the contractor and indicate a construction cost of $6 million.
Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that construction not yet started at the site slated for a a seven-story, 108-unit multi-family development at 2000-20 East Hagert Street in East Kensington. The property is bordered by East Hagert Street to the east, Emerald Street to the north, and East Boston Street to the west. Designed by T + Associates, the building will span 93,832 square feet and will include 13 artist studios, underground parking for 19 cars, and space for 37 bicycles, as well as a green roof and a roof deck.