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Piazza Terminal aerial rendering. Image via Post Brothers

12-Story High-Rise Topped Out, Mostly Clad at Piazza Terminal in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed significant construction progress at the Piazza Terminal, a multi-building mixed-use development that rises at 1075 Germantown Avenue in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. Designed by the BKV Group and developed by the Post Brothers, the 1.1-million-square-foot-plus complex will house 1,131 residential units within several mid- and high-rise buildings centered an expansive public promenade that will serve as an extension of the existing Liberties Walk. Our visit revealed that a 12-story, roughly 150-foot-tall building already stands topped out and boasts a mostly finished curtain wall, while the remaining structures are in various stages of progress.

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Rendering of 1001 South Broad Street via BKV Group.

Permits Issued for Broad and Washington at 1001 South Broad Street in Hawthorne

Permits have been issued at the site of Broad and Washington at 1001 South Broad Street in Hawthorne, at a massive plot of land situated at one of the busiest intersections in South Philadelphia. Upon completion, the structure will rise 15 stories. Multiple commercial spaces will be situated at the ground floor, fronting both Broad Street and Washington Avenue. The upper floors will hold a whopping 1,111 residential units. In total, the complex will hold 1,516,218 square feet of space and cost nearly $306 million to build.

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Rendering of Piazza Terminal via Post Brothers.

Upgraded Permits Issued For Piazza Terminal In Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Upgraded permits have been issued for the Piazza Terminal, a massive mixed-use development at 1104 North Hancock Street in Northern LibertiesNorth Philadelphia. The permit is essentially an extension of an older permit issued on December 6, 2019, which called for the construction of massive project, developed by Northern LibertiesPost Brothers, with two 12-story towers holding 861 residential units and commercial space. Since this time, the scale of the complex has been expanded, and as such, new permits have just rolled in, calling for the 11-story addition to the under-construction project. Its 270 residential apartments will bring the development’s total unit count up to 1,131. The added area will total 203,561 square feet and will also include amenity space. The newly-filed 11-story addition will be built on top of an already approved and under-construction five-story podium, meaning the building will stand 16 stories high, making it the tallest building in the development.

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Piazza Terminal rendering looking northeast from Germantown Avenue. Image via Post Brothers

YIMBY Tours the Piazza Terminal in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY recently went on a construction site visit to the Piazza Terminal, a mixed-use mega-development underway at 1075 Germantown Avenue in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. Designed by the BKV Group, the project will contain three main towers, interconnected by lower structures. The complex is being developed by the Post Brothers, which owns the Atlantic Building at 1401 Spruce Street and is also finishing work on The Poplar Apartments. The development’s 1,144 units will greatly expand the amount of residential space available in the area, while its substantial public space will improve the local pedestrian experience.

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Piazza Terminal at 1075 Germantown Avenue. Credit: BKV Group

Piazza Terminal Continues to Rise in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Construction is making progress on multiple structures that comprise the 4.4-acre Piazza Terminal project at 1075 Germantown Avenue in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia, where work has been ongoing for over a year now. Designed by BKV Group, the three towers will feature varying shades of stone cladding, ground floor retail, and public space. The property is being developed by the Post Brothers, which is also behind developments such as The Atlantic and The Poplar Apartments. The project will hold a total of 1,166,980 square feet and will contain 1,144 units. The tallest building planned to stand 16 stories high and 180 feet tall.

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