Permits have been issued for the construction of a two-unit mixed-use building at 27 South 60th Street in Cobbs Creek, West Philadelphia. Once completed, the new building will rise three stories tall, with commercial space on the ground floor. The structure will contain a total of 2,901 square feet. Permits list a cost of $489,296. The project is part of a larger development occurring on surrounding land parcels.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a five-story, ten-unit mixed-use building at 1139-41 North 3rd Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. Designed by Gnome Architects and developed by Zatos Investments, the new building span 15,324 square feet and feature roof decks accessible via pilot houses. The ground and basement levels of the building will house a commercial/industrial space. Some apartments will have access to partially covered parking space at the building’s rear. Permits list construction costs at $1.6 million.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has discovered that construction work is well underway at a five-story, 28-unit mixed-use building at 5904-96 Germantown Avenue in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia. The property is situated on the southwest side of the block between West Rittenhouse and West Haines streets, half a block north of Vernon Park. Designed by KCA Design Associates and Ambit Architecture (as the exterior designer), with GRIT Construction as the contractor, the building will span 27,450 square feet and feature 1,215 square feet of commercial space, a roof deck, a green roof, and full sprinkling. Permits list a construction cost of $3.7 million.
A zoning permit has been issued for the construction of a four-story, 67-unit residential building at 6327 Musgrave Street in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia. The property is situated on the northeast side of the block between East Washington Lane and East Duval Street. Designed by KJO Architecture, the building will span 56,140 square feet and will feature elevator service, a partial basement, a courtyard, balconies, parking for 24 bicycles, and a green roof.
In University City, West Philadelphia, a new cluster of towers ascends, joining the skyline just to the west of Center City. Of these, the largest development currently underway is just to the west of the 30th Street Station, dubbed Schuylkill Yards. Located at 3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, the first tower of the 14-acre project (also known as Schuylkill Yards West) is now popping into view from various areas. Designed by the Practice for Architecture and Urbanism and developed by Brandywine Realty Trust, the 326-unit tower will eventually stand at a height of 361 feet and 28 stories and will hold lab and office space on the lower floors and residential units above.