Rendering of 6808 Ridge Avenue. Credit: Ingram/Sageser.

Permits Issued for 6808 Ridge Avenue in Roxborough, Northwest Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a mixed-use structure at 6808 Ridge Avenue in RoxboroughNorthwest Philadelphia. Designed by Ingram/Sageser Architects, the building will rise five stories tall, with commercial space and parking on the ground floor, and 80 residential units on the upper floors. In total, the structure will span 84,691 square feet of space, and cost an estimated $4 million to build.

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315 West Berks Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. September 2022

Construction Anticipated at 315 West Berks Street in Norris Square

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has revealed no signs of construction at the site of a three-story, three-unit residential building proposed at 315 West Berks Street in Norris Square. The development will replace a vacant lot situated on the north side of the block between North Orianna Street and North 4th Street. The structure will span a 1,026-square-foot ground footprint and will contain 3,787 square feet of interior space, which gives an average of just over 1,200 square feet per apartment. Building features will include full sprinkling and a roof deck, which will offer unobstructed views in most directions. Permits list Jessie Claus as the owner, David McArthur as the design professional, and GTMO Development LLC as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $250,000.

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Riverwalk at 60 North 23rd Street. Credit: PMC Property Group

Exterior Complete at Riverwalk South in Center City West

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has captured the completed exterior of Riverwalk South, a 362-foot-tall, 32-story high-rise under construction at 60 North 23rd Street in Center City West. Designed by Gensler and developed by the PMC Property Group, the building stands next to the Schuylkill River and is part of the two-towered Riverwalk complex. The development is part of a new hub of high-rise buildings underway along and near Market Street.

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141-43 North 4th Street. Credit: Design Blendz.

Renovation and Vertical Extension Work Starts at 141-43 North 4th Street in Old City

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has revealed that renovation and vertical extension work has begun at 141-43 North 4th Street in Old City. Designed by Designblendz, the development will rise from a through-block site that stretches from North 4th to North Orianna streets and will involve renovation of a historic four-story, 18,160-square-foot building on 4th Street and the construction of a six-story, 19,406-square-foot addition at Orianna Street. The development will span 37,566 square feet and feature 36 residential units as well 13 off-site accessory parking spaces and ten bicycle spaces. Permits list John G. Traver Co. Inc. as the owner, Pioneer Construction and Development Corporation as the contractor, and a construction cost of $2.86 million.

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