Permits have been filed for the demolition of a two-story single-family dwelling at 606 Emily Street in Wharton, South Philadelphia. The prewar property is situated on a block that is located between South 6th Street and South 7th Street. The building will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. The cost of the work will be $17,000. The property is owned by Mortgage Investments LLC. The contractor listed for the work is Thomas Curran.
A five-story, 49-unit residential building is proposed at 909-19 North 26th Street in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia. The structure will replace a single-story commercial structure and a three-story townhouse. The new structure will feature a traditionally styled exterior with a brick façade, arched windows at the fourth floor, and a cornice at the top. Loggia balconies will add a contemporary element to the composition.
An 88-unit residential building is proposed at 4219-23 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia. The structure will replace a two-story commercial building that was previously occupied by a dialysis center. The new development will feature a roof deck and 26 parking spaces.
The densification of Fishtown continues with a seven-story, 36-unit residential building proposed at 1321-1325 North Front Street. Permits indicate that the development will include ground-level commercial space. In order to satisfy parking requirements, three off-site parking spaces will be situated at the parking lot across the street. East Columbia and Memphis A. is the listed owner.
Site clearance work appears to have started at 626 North Delaware Avenue in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. The parking lot has been shuttered and paving is partially broken up at the future site of a 198-foot-tall, 16-story residential building. The light-colored design by Cosica Moos Architects will create a bright presence and the 96 units will add density to the rapidly developing neighborhood.