PECO Delaware Generation Station. Credit: NatureLifePhoto via flickr

Permits Issued for Redevelopment of the Delaware Generating Station at 1325 Beach Street in Fishtown, Kensington

Permits have been issued for a residential conversion for the iconic Delaware Generating Station, located at 1325 Beach Street on the Delaware River waterfront in Fishtown. The project calls for alterations to the massive abandoned structure and creation of 216 rental residential units. The renovation area will span 235,204 square feet of space. The construction cost is listed at $29,671,303.

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1021 North Hancock Street (white building) via Post Brothers

280-Unit Tower Proposed at 1021 North Hancock Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

The Northern Liberties neighborhood of North Philadelphia is seeing a massive surge in residential development. A 188-foot-tall, 14-story high-rise proposed at 1021 North Hancock Street will join a cluster of large buildings inn progress in the surrounding area. Despite its relatively modest height, the 231,650-square-foot building will hold 280 residential units, making a massive impact upon the area. The development will also feature retail space on the first floor. The building is designed by Philadelphia-based DIGSAU and redeveloped by Post Brothers, which is responsible for the gigantic Piazza Terminal under construction project a block to the north.

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Construction Progresses on Liberty Triangle in Northern Liberties, Philadelphia

Construction is progressing quickly on Liberty Triangle at 1102-48 North 2nd Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. The project will include 84 residential units within two separate structures. The buildings will stand up to six floors tall on an irregularly-shaped site formed by the diagonal Germantown Avenue. The project also features ground floor retail. For more renderings and analysis on the project, check out YIMBY’s detailed report published in November.

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