883 Belmont Avenue. Looking east. Credit: Google Maps

Permits Issued for Three-Unit Building at 883 Belmont Avenue in Belmont, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit building at 883 Belmont Avenue in Belmont, West Philadelphia. The structure will rise at a mostly vacant lot on the east side of the block between Lancaster Avenue and Westminster Avenue. The wood-framed structure will span a 1,216-square-foot footprint, contain 2,736 square feet of interior space, and feature full sprinkling. Permits list DMB Investment LLC as the owner, Scott Woodruff as the architect, and Aimes LLC as the contractor.

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Rendering of 1001 South Broad Street via BKV Group.

Permits Issued for Broad and Washington at 1001 South Broad Street in Hawthorne

Permits have been issued at the site of Broad and Washington at 1001 South Broad Street in Hawthorne, at a massive plot of land situated at one of the busiest intersections in South Philadelphia. Upon completion, the structure will rise 15 stories. Multiple commercial spaces will be situated at the ground floor, fronting both Broad Street and Washington Avenue. The upper floors will hold a whopping 1,111 residential units. In total, the complex will hold 1,516,218 square feet of space and cost nearly $306 million to build.

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PSFS Building unfinished design. Image via philadelphiabuildings.org

YIMBY Presents Massing Renderings Of The Unfinished PSFS Building Design

Over the past few months, YIMBY has shared multiple publications on the PSFS Building covering its history and the process of the skyscraper’s design stage. The building is located at 1200 Market Street in Market East, Center City. Depending on the design, the structure may have ended up looking very differently if one of the past iterations went through. The building was designed by George Howe and William Edmond Lescaze, who originally weren’t partnered when George Howe created the first design. In this feature, Philadelphia YIMBY presents massing renderings of the PSFS Building when the design was nearly finalized, yet still unfinished.

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2239 Germantown Avenue. Looking northwest. Credit: Google Maps

Permits Issued for Three-Unit Building at 2239 Germantown Avenue in North Philadelphia East

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit multi-family building at 2239 Germantown Avenue in North Philadelphia East. The building will rise from a vacant site located on the northeast side of the block between West Susquehanna Avenue and West Dauphin Avenue. The building will rise from a 1,209-square-foot footprint and will feature a commercial space on the ground floor. The structure will contain 3,627 square feet of interior space and will feature a roof deck, which will offer open skyline views due to the building’s prominently sited location.

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Rendering of 6211 Woodbine Avenue. Credit: KCA Design Associates.

Permits Issued for 12-Unit Building at 6211 Woodbine Avenue in Overbrook, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a 12-unit mixed-use building at 6211 Woodbine Avenue in OverbrookWest Philadelphia. Designed by KCA Design Associates, the building will rise five stories tall and will feature a commercial space on the ground floor. At the top of the structure, a roof deck will provide an amenity space of rebuilding residents. In total, the building will hold 14,432 square feet of space, with construction costs estimated at $2 million. GRIT Construction is the contractor.

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