1754 Wylie Street. Credit: Stamm Development

Construction Complete at The Wylie in Francisville, Lower North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has confirmed the completion of construction at The Wylie, a four-story, five-unit condominium development at 1754 Wylie Street in Francisville, North Philadelphia. Designed by M Architects and developed by the Stamm Development Group, with PB+DC (Point Builders and Design Concepts) as the builder, the development stands at the southern corner of Wylie and Perkiomen streets and spans 5,600 square feet.

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Schuylkill Yards site overview. Image via Brandywine Realty Trust

New Renderings Revealed for the Schuylkill Yards Complex in University City, West Philadelphia

The skyline of University City, West Philadelphia, has started to transform again as a large number of developments are on the way to change its profile. Among these, the 14-acre Schuylkill Yards development is on top of the list, which counts several confirmed towers: 3001 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, and 3151 Market Street along with 3025 Market Street, and Drexel Square. The east tower and 326-unit west tower were designed by the Practice for Architecture and Urbanism, while 3151 Market Street was designed by Gensler. The entire project was developed by Brandywine Realty Trust.

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The Maven at 1533 Ridge Avenue. Credit: CANNOdesign

Construction Complete at The Maven in Francisville, Lower North Philadelphia

A recent site visit has revealed the completion of construction at The Maven, a 28-unit rental mixed-use development at 1533 Ridge Avenue in Francisville (alternately Fairmount), Lower North Philadelphia. Designed by CANNOdesign and developed by Khosla Properties, the 23,665-square-foot project offers commercial space on the ground floor and residences consisting of studios, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments. Tester Construction is the development’s general contractor. Permits list construction costs at $3.9 million.

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721-23 North 16th Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. August 2022

Construction Tops Out at 721-23 North 16th Street in Fairmount, Lower North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed significant construction progress at a five-story, ten-unit apartment building at 721-23 North 16th Street in Fairmount, Lower North Philadelphia. The structure rises on the east side of the block between Swain and Brown streets, in an area that may also be described as Francisville. Designed by M Architects / Morrissey Design, the project will hold a total of 11,048 square feet of interior space, which translates to an average of around 1,100 square feet per unit. The building will feature an elevator, a cellar, and a roof deck, which will likely offer sweeping skyline views due to the building’s prominent height. Permits list Mountfair Assoc. [sic] as the owner and Regis Development Corp. as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $725,000.

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