A recent Philadelphia YIMBY site visit has noted that construction work is nearing completion at The Cecil, a mixed-use development under construction at 1641-45 North 2nd Street in Olde Kensington, North Philadelphia. The project is situated on the east side of the block between Turner Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue. Designed by CANNOdesign and developed by R+M Development Partners and BKP Development Group, the building rises five stories tall, with commercial space on the ground floor and 20 residential units above as well as parking.
Permits have been issued for the construction of The Emerald, a four-story, 14-unit mixed-use building proposed at 2214 North Front Street in Norris Square. The development is situated on the west side of the block between West Susquehanna Avenue and West Dauphin Street, half a block to the south of the York-Dauphin Station on the Market-Frankford Line. Designed by Ambit Architecture, the structure will span 15,122 square feet, of which around 2,000 square feet will be allocated for ground floor commercial space, a green roof, and parking for five bicycles. Permits list Baltimore Select Properties (doing business as Select Redevelopment) as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $1.8 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit rowhouse at 4134 Westminster Avenue in Belmont, West Philadelphia. The structure will rise from a vacant lot that is situated between two prewar rowhouses on the south side of the block between North Palm and North Holly streets. The building will span 3,430 square feet and will feature a cellar and a roof deck. Permits list JT Ran Expediting as the party behind the zoning filing and JPL Construction as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $280,000.
A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has revealed further construction progress at a three-story, four-unit renovation and development at 1772 North Front Street in Fishtown. The project is located at the southwest corner of North Front Street and West Montgomery Avenue, across from the Market-Frankford el. Designed by Lo Design, the project consists of a renovation of the front portion of a three-story prewar rowhouse and partial demolition of its rear portion, which is being upgraded with a new extension. The project will span 7,505 feet, of which 725 will be a new addition, and will feature commercial space facing Front Street. Permits list Black Dog Developers LLC as the owner, TBC LLC as the contractor, and a construction cost of $1 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit rowhouse at 789 North Preston Street in Belmont, West Philadelphia. The structure will rise at the southeast corner of Brown and North Preston streets and will span 4,724 square feet and will feature retail space at the ground level, extending into the cellar, as well as a roof deck. Permits indicate B-Zone Design as the party behind the zoning filing and Arif B. Tas as the contractor. Construction costs are listed at $350,000.