Rendering of 3637 North 16th Street. Credit: Design Blendz.

Permits Issued For 3637 North 16th Street In Nicetown-Tioga, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a multi-family building at 3637 North 16th Street in Nicetown-TiogaNorth Philadelphia. Designed by Designblendz, the building will rise three stories tall and hold six apartments. There will be seven parking spaces included with the project, all off-street, with once listed as an accessible space. In total, there will be 6,834 square feet of space, with construction costs estimated at $980,000.

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Rendering of 23 West Girard Avenue. Credit: JKRP Architects.

Construction Anticipated for 107-Unit Building at 23 West Girard Avenue in Olde Kensington

Last November, Philadelphia YIMBY reported that permits were issued for a six-story mixed-use building with ground-level retail and 107 residential units at 23 West Girard Avenue in Olde Kensington. Our recent site visit discovered no signs of demolition nor construction at the property, with the 7-11 convenience store currently sited at the property still apparently in operation. Designed by JKRP Architects and developed by Girard Real Estate LLC, the project will span 104,160 square feet and will feature parking for 28 cars and 47 bicycles, full sprinkling, and a roof deck, which, given the building’s future prominence over the surroundings, will likely offer panoramic views of the Center City skyline. Permits list Benchmark Construction Group Inc. as the contractor and a construction cost of $21.5 million.

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1422 Point Breeze Avenue. Credit: JKRP Architects

Exterior Work Nearing Completion at 1422 Point Breeze Avenue In Point Breeze, South Philadelphia

Façade work is nearing completion at 1422 Point Breeze Avenue in Point BreezeSouth Philadelphia. The building rises four stories tall, with a roof deck at the top. There are 42 residential units within the property, as well as retail space on the ground floor. JKRP Architects handled the design work for the project, with OCF Realty as the developer.

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1359 Frankford Avenue. Credit: NORR via the Civic Design Review

YIMBY Takes a Detailed Look at 1359 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown

In February, YIMBY shared that a four-story, 61-unit mixed-use development at 1359 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington, is going before the Civic Design Review. Today we take a detailed look at the project, which spans a highly irregular lot between Frankford Avenue to the west and Crease Street to the east. Designed by NORR and developed by the Fishtown Collective, the project will span 60,948 square feet and offer 12,285 square feet of retail along Frankford Avenue and a selection of apartments consisting of 31 studios, 22 one-bedroom units, and eight two-bedroom apartments.

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