In Philadelphia, multiple major roadways lead to the bustling core of Center City, which sports most of the towers that make up the skyline. A number of bridges, including Benjamin Franklin Bridge, Betsy Ross Bridge, and the Delaware Memorial Bridge, surround the city, allowing motorists to cross the adjacent rivers. The Walt Whitman Bridge Just to the north of the Port of Philadelphia. In this feature, Philadelphia YIMBY observes projects under construction throughout the city from this green-painted bridge.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a mixed-use building at 5521 Wayne Avenue in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia. Designed by CANNOdesign, the building will stand six stories tall and will hold 50 residential units, with commercial space situated on the ground floor. This density has been reached through a green roof and a mixed-income bonus. In total, the new building will hold 41,674 square feet of space. Construction costs are estimated at $6.5 million. Tester Construction is the contractor for the project.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a seven-story, 128-unit mixed-use building at 4240 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia. Designed by DAS Architects, the building will rise on the south side of the block between South 42nd and South 43rd streets. The structure will rise from a 27,829-square-foot footprint and contain 141,928 square feet of interior space, of which nearly 40,000 square feet will feature office use. Unit sizes will average at just below 800 square feet each. Permits list Intercultural Family Services as the owner, Morris Clarke as the design professional, and HC Pody Company as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $15.3 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a new multi-family building located at 2401 North 2nd Street in Norris Square. Designed by T + Associates Architects, the new building will rise six stories tall and will include 102 and a parking garage for residents, a roof deck, and a green roof. The structure, which will span a total of 101,020 square feet. Permits list construction costs at $8.35 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a 13-story high-rise building at 1428 Callowhill Street in Spring Garden, Lower North Philadelphia. Designed by j2a Architects, the building will contain 162 apartments. In total, the new building will hold 117,624 square feet of space. An underground garage will hold 31 parking spaces for building residents. Parking for 74 bicycles will also be available. Construction cost is listed at $19 million.