A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has noted that construction is complete at a four-story, ten-unit mixed-use building at 2966-68 Richmond Street in Port Richmond, Kensington. The development rises on the north side of the block between Ann Street and East Indiana Avenue, across from the Interstate-95 aka the Delaware Expressway. Designed by KJO Architecture, the structure holds 9,745 square feet of interior space, of which 2,000 square feet are allocated for as commercial. The remaining 7,745 are residential, lending an average of just under 775 square feet per unit. Permits list A Frame Management LLC as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $1.6 million.
A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY revealed that construction is underway at 2600-40 East Hagert Street in Olde Richmond, Kensington, where an townhouse complex is proposed. The development replaces a large grass lot bound by East Hagert Street to the northeast, Almond Street to the northwest, and East Boston Street to to the southwest. Designed by Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture and developed by Streamline, the project will offer 11 four-story townhouses, each spanning 2,488 square feet. Permits list M.Y.L. Corp. as the owner and Shawn Bullard as the contractor.
Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that construction is underway at a 278-unit mixed-use complex at 2157 East Lehigh Avenue in East Kensington. Designed by DesignBlendz, the project will consist of four structures rising between 60 to 75 feet. Building A (01) will rise six stories and span 73,124 square feet, and contain commercial space at the ground floor and 81 residential units, a roof deck, and a small parking garage, with construction costs estimated at $3.5 million. Building B (02) will rise seven stories, span 65,550 square feet, and feature 72 units. Building C (03) will rise six stories, hold 60 residences, span 56,981 square feet, and include a roof deck and a garage, though it will not offer commercial space on the ground floor, and cost $3.5 million to build. Matching the other structures, Building D (04) will also reach a height of six stories and include a garage and 65 residential units, though it will not house any commercial space. In total, the building will hold 71,437 square feet of space, and cost $3.5 million. The entire complex will offer parking for 132 cars and 96 bicycles.
Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has noted that construction work has topped-out at a four-story, single-family structure at 1744 Waterloo Street in Fishtown, Kensington. Located on the west side of the block between Cecil B. Moore Avenue and West Montgomery Avenue, the building will span a 500-square-foot footprint and will feature a full basement and a roof deck. Y & A Properties LLC is the listed owner.
A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has observed that construction work is complete at a three-story single-family rowhouse at 2138 East Albert Street in East Kensington, situated on the southwest side of the block between Martha Street and Trenton Avenue. Designed by 24 7 Design Group, the building rises 34 feet to the main roof (38 feet to the parapet and 43 feet to the top of the pilot house) and features a roof deck and full sprinkling. Permits list John Laychock as both the owner and the contractor.