A recent site visit has revealed that excavation is currently underway at a three-story, 50-unit mixed-use building at 5542-44 Ridge Avenue in Roxborough, Northwest Philadelphia. The building will span 45,500 square feet and feature commercial space on the ground floor as well as multiple roof decks. Construction costs are listed at $6.8 million.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction is nearing completion at The Azalea, a five-story, 50-unit multi-family development at 6604 Ridge Avenue in Roxborough, Northwest Philadelphia. Designed by M Architects and developed by Stamm Development, with Tester Construction Group as the contractor, the building spans 44,625 square feet and will include features such as a fitness center, a garage, and full sprinkling. Permits list Bohler Engineering as the design professional and a construction cost of $8.25 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a six-unit multi-family structure at 4921 Chester Avenue in Kingsessing, West Philadelphia. Designed by CANNOdesign, the new building will rise three stories tall. In total, the structure will offer 4,711 square feet of interior space. Permits list construction at just shy of $590,000.
For years, Philadelphia YIMBY has published in-house-made skyline massings, of old developments and new proposals alike, and today we bring another project to our readers. Recently, images of a new Virgin Hotels development proposal have surfaced, showing two new buildings at 500 South Broad Street in Rittenhouse SquareCenter City. Shown in renderings are a taller tower standing 36 floors and a shorter tower rising 23 stories. The project is being designed by Skidmore Owings and Merrill and developed by The Badger Group, Dranoff Properties, The Goldenberg Group LLC, and Virgin Hotels, which will have their logo displayed on the north tower. In this feature, Philadelphia YIMBY presents our skyline massings of the Virgin Hotel towers.
Renderings have been revealed for a 155-unit multi-family development at 2507 Almond Street in Olde Richmond, Kensington. Designed by HDO Architecture, the building, which is going before the Civic Design Review, will rise six stories tall and will hold 65 parking spaces, three of which being ADA-compliant and four designed for electric vehicles. There will also be 60 interior bicycle stalls, as well as five more on the sidewalk.