A recent site visit Philly YIMBY HAS revealed no new construction progress at the site of the DeSimone Tower, a 18-story, 96-unit mixed-use building proposed at 626 North Delaware Avenue in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture, the building, also known under its full address of 626-30 North Delaware Avenue, is slated to rise at a site bordered by the Delaware Avenue to the east, Fairmount Avenue to the north, and North Front Street to the west, next to the Delaware River waterfront. The development takes its name from DeSimone Automotive Group, which plans to run a multi-level car dealership at the building base. Apartments will be located on the floors above.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction is underway at a seven-story, 146-unit mixed-use building at 741 Spring Garden Street in Poplar, Lower North Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects and developed by Arts + Crafts Holdings, the project will span 99,114 square feet, which includes retail, as well as car and bicycle parking. Permits list Camfred Construction as the contractor and a construction cost of $4.95 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, 76-unit multi-family building located at 20-30 West Allens Lane in Mount Airy, Northwest Philadelphia. Designed by CANNOdesign, the building will span 76,724 square feet and feature a green roof as well as 26 parking spaces at ground level. Tester Construction is listed as the contractor.
Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that construction is complete at a four-story, six-unit residential building at 1108-12 Sigel Street in Wharton, South Philadelphia, since we last stopped by in January. The structure replaces a single-story, warehouse-style commercial building on the south end of the block located between South 11th and South Sartain streets. The development will include parking for four cars and 11 bicycles, as well as a roof deck. Permits list Diantonio & Bongiovanni B. as the owners, Timothy Kerner as the design professional, and Diantonio & Bongiovanni LLC as the contractor, indicating that the structure will be constructed by the owner. Construction costs are specified at $600,000.
A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has noted that construction is complete at a single-family residence at 2059-61 East York Street in Kensington. The building will span a 1,604 square foot footprint and will feature a roof deck. The structure replaces a three-story prewar rowhouse occupies the site at number 59 and a vacant grass lot at number 61. The project sits on the east side of the street, around midblock between Amber Street to the south and Coral Street to the north.