1301 Ridge Avenue. Photo by Jamie Meller. May 2023

Finishing Touches Underway at Apartment Complex at 1301 Ridge Avenue in Poplar, Lower North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has noted that finishing touches are underway at a multi-building development at 1301-07 Ridge Avenue in Poplar, Lower North Philadelphia. 1301 Ridge Avenue, the building situated at the south end of the wedge-shaped site, boasts stats representative of the complex; it will span a footprint measuring 994 square feet and will hold 3,814 square feet of interior space, which translates into spacious apartments measuring well over 1,000 square feet each. The structure will be fully sprinkled. Permits list Greenway Plaza LLC as the owner, Brett Harman as the design professional, and Liu Construction LLC as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $380,000.

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3618 Wallace Street View

Permits Issued For 3618 Wallace Street In Mantua, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story residential building at 3618 Wallace Street in Mantua, West Philadelphia. The building will be constructed on a corner parcel bound by 36th Street and Wallace Street. Permits list Buckley Futures LLC as the contractor and a construction cost of $1.6 million. VBC Studio is responsible for the designs.

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Rendering of 1428-38 Callowhill Street. Credit: J2a Architects.

Construction Still Pending at 1428 Callowhill Street in Spring Garden, Lower North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has revealed that, roughly a year after the project reveal, construction has still not started at the site of a 13-story, 162-unit building planned at 1428 Callowhill Street in Spring GardenLower North Philadelphia, though construction permits have been issued at the end of 2021. Designed by j2a Architects, the structure will span 117,624 square feet and feature parking for 31 cars and 74 bicycles. Permits list BSI Construction as the contractor and specify construction costs of $19 million.

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