Philly YIMBY Newsletter: Week of July 16, 2018


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2610-16 W Fletcher Street (Strawberry Mansion) - LAND BANK 

RCO: Strawberry Mansion Community Development Corporation

Units: 80

Parking: 35

Appeal #: 33957

RCO Hearing: TBD

ZBA Hearing: August 8, 2018, 9:30 AM


Details: This is a Philadelphia Land Bank project. PERMIT FOR FOR THE LOT ADJUSTMENT TO CREATE ONE(1) PARCEL "PARCELA" FROM EIGHT OPA ACCOUNTS (2610-16 WEST FLETCHER ST, 2201 N 27TH ST,2209 N 27TH ST,2211N 27TH ST,2219-21 N 27TH ST, 2223 N 27TH ST,2225 N 27TH S AND ,2227 N 27TH ST) AS FOLLOWS: "PARCEL A": FOR THE ERECTION OF THREE(3) DETACHED STRUCTURES ON LOT ( NTE 38' HIGH); FOR THE ERECTION OF A SIX(6) FEET HEIGHT FENCE AT FRONT OF THE LOT FOR A MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING ( EIGHTY(80) DWELLING UNITS) WITH THIRTY-FIVE(35) ACCESSORY PARKING SPACES WITH TWELVE(12) ACCESSIBLE SPACE AND INCLUDING WITH TWENTY-SEVEN(27) BICYCLE SPACES IN AN ACCESSIBLE ROUTE .SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION.


5250 Wayne Avenue (Germantown)

RCO: Germantown Community Connection

Units: 26

Parking: 0

Appeal #: 33974

RCO Hearing: TBD

ZBA Hearing: August 8, 2018, 9:30 AM


Details: PERMIT FOR TWENTY SIX (26) FAMILY DWELLING (MULTI-FAMILY DWELLING) IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE.


210-12 N 12th Street (Chinatown)

RCO: Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation

Units: 26

Parking: 0

Appeal #: 33766

RCO Hearing: TBD

ZBA Hearing: August 8, 2018, 9:30 AM


Details: PERMIT FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH A ROOF DECK ABOVE FOR RESIDENTIAL USE ONLY, FOR USE AS VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE ON THE FIRST/ SECOND FLOORS, FOR TWENTY SIX(26) DWELLING UNITS ON THIRD THRU TENTH FLOORS., WITH NINE(9) CLASS 1 A BICYCLE SPACES ON AN ACCESSIABLE ROUTE, WITH NO PARKING SPACES..(SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE APPLICATION)


129-43 Washington Avenue (Queen Village)

RCO: Queen Village Neighbors Association

Units: 9

Parking: 0

Appeal #: 34051

RCO Hearing: TBD

ZBA Hearing: August 1, 2018, 9:30 AM


Details: PERMIT FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF EXISTING STRUCTURE ON LOT.FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE (42' HIGH); ROOF DECK ACCESSED BY A PILOTHOUSE, THIRD FLOOR FRONT DECK AT LEAGUE AVE SIDE, DECK AT 2ND AND THIRD FLOOR (WASHINGTON AVE FRONTAGE); FOR A VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE AT FIRST FLOOR IN THE SAME BUILDING WITH MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (NINE (9) DWELLING UNITS) FROM SECOND FLOOR THROUGH FOURTH FLOORS AND WITH LOADING DOCK AT GROUND FLOOR. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION.


836 N Broad Street (Francisville)

RCO: Francisville Neighborhood Development Corporation

Units: 32

Parking: 10

Appeal #: 33930

RCO Hearing: TBD

ZBA Hearing: August 1, 2018, 3:30 PM


Details: PERMIT FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE, ROOF DECK (FOR USE BY DWELLING UNITS ONLY; ACCESS FROM SIXTH FLOOR ) WITH PILOTHOUSE FOR ROOF TOP ACCESS AND ENCLOSURE FOR ELEVATOR ACCESS; FOR USE AS A VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE ON THE FIRST FLOOR FRONT (USE REGISTRATION REQUIRED PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY) IN THE SAME BUILDING WITH MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (THIRTY-TWO(32) DWELLING UNITS) FROM FIRST FLOOR REAR THRU FIFTH FLOORS WITH TEN(10) ACCESSORY PARKING SPACES INCLUDING WITH ONE(1) ACCESSIBLE SPACE AND WITH ELEVEN(11) BICYCLE SPACES IN AN ACCESSIBLE ROUTE.I SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE APPLICATION


1102-16 Germantown Avenue (Northern Liberties)

RCO: Northern Liberties Neighbors Association

Units: 67

Parking: 10

Appeal #: 33465

RCO Hearing: TBD

ZBA Hearing: August 1, 2018, 9:30 AM


Details: PERMIT FOR THE LOT ADJUSTMENT TO CREATE TWO(2) LOTS "PARCEL A" AND "PARCEL B" FROM ONE(1) OPA ACCOUNTS ( 1102-34 GERMANTOWN AVE) AS FOLLOWS: PARCEL# " A": FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE ROOF DECK ACCESSED BY A PRIVATE EXTERIOR WELLS FOR A MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING ( 43 DWELLING UNITS) FROM CELLAR THRU FIFTH FLOORS WITH TEN(10) ACCESSORY PARKING SPACES FROM THE SHEAR DRIVEWAY WITH FOURTEEN(14) BICYCLE SPACES IN AN ACCESSIBLE ROUTE. PARCEL # "B": FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE, ROOF DECK ACCESSED BY A PILOTHOUSE FOR A VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE AT FIRST FLOOR IN THE SAME BUILDING WITH MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING ( TWENTY-FOUR(24) DWELLING UNITS FROM SECOND FLOOR THRU FIFTH FLOORS WITH EIGHT BICYCLE SPACES IN AN ACCESSIBLE ROUTE. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION



808 N 19th Street (Francisville)

RCO: Francisville Neighborhood Development Corporation

Units: 46

Parking: 19

Appeal #: 33788

RCO Hearing: ?

ZBA Hearing: July 25, 2018, 9:30 AM

Details: PERMIT FOR THE LOT ADJUSTMENT TO CREATE ONE(1) LOT "PREMISES D" FROM ONE(1) OPA ACCOUNT( 808-18 N 19TH ST) AND FROM THREE(3) DEEDED LOTS( 118 N 19TH ST, 816 N 19TH ST AND 818 N 19TH ST) PREMISES "D" : FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF ALL EXISTING STRUCTURE ON LOT; FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH ROOF DECK ACCESSED BY A PILOTHOUSES (VARIES FROM 142 SF AREA TO A 152 SF AREA) WITH GREEN ROOF ( GREEN ROOF 60% OF THE ROOF TOP) FOR A MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING ( 46 DWELLING UNITS) WITH ACCESSORY NINETEEN(19)ACCESSORY PARKING SPACES INCLUDING WITH ONE(1) VAN ACCESSIBLE SPACE, THREE(3) COMPACT SPACES AND TEN (10) INTERIOR IA CLASS BICYCLE SPACES AND FIVE (5) OPEN BICYCLE SPACES OUTSIDE OF THE STRUCTURE. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION.


1343 Fitzwater Street (Hawthorne)

RCO: Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition

Units: 7

Parking: N/A

Appeal #: 33765

RCO Hearing: ?

ZBA Hearing: July 18, 2018, 2:00 PM


Details: PERMIT FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE (NTE 44FT IN HEIGHT) ; ROOF DECKS ACCESSED BY A PILOTHOUSES (225 SF AREA). FOR A MULTI-FAMILY HOUSE HOLD LIVING (SEVEN (7) DWELLING UNITS) SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN APPLICATION.


Philly YIMBY is an initiative from 5th Square to build grassroots support for infill housing, with the aim of increasing housing availability, affordability, and choice. We are especially interested in supporting multi-family projects with significant numbers of units (5+), a mixed-use commercial component, and low parking ratios (less than 3:10). Send tips to phillyyimby@gmail.com or post in our Facebook group.


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