Center City West

2222 Market Street. Credit: Gensler

Cladding Rises Nearly Halfway Up at 2222 Market Street in Center City West

Cladding rises nearly halfway up on the newest office tower in Philadelphia, which is currently under construction at 2222 Market Street in Center City West. The building rises 295 feet and 20 stories tall, situated in an area that will soon become a new development hub, near the Schuylkill River. The project was designed by Gensler, which is also behind several other new projects in the vicinity, and developed by Parkway Commercial Properties, which owns several parking lots around the city which it redevelops when the opportunity arises. The tower at 2222 Market Street is slated to become the new headquarters for law firm Morgan, Lewis, Bockius LLP.

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Edgewater Apartments at 230 North 23rd Street. Credit: JKRP Architects

Excavation Underway at Edgewater Apartments at 230 North 23rd Street in Logan Square, Center City

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed that excavation is currently in progress at Edgewater Apartments, a seven-story, 180-unit residential building at 230 North 23rd Street in Logan Square, Center City. Designed by JKRP Architects, the 145,473-square-foot complex will rise 83 feet and seven stories with homes ranging from studios to two bedrooms.

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139 North 23rd Street. Credit: Solomon Cordwell Buenz

Foundation Work Begins at 139 North 23rd Street in Logan Square, Center City

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has confirmed that foundation work has started for a four-story, 115-unit residential building at 139 North 23rd Street in Logan SquareCenter City. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by the PMC Property Group (which is also specified as the contractor), the building will span a 43,590-square-foot ground footprint and contain 122,576 square feet of interior space, and will feature full sprinkling, a green roof accessible to residents, as well as an underground garage with space for 42 cars. The development team was permitted to include the current unit count via green roof and mixed-income density bonuses. Construction costs are specified at $35 million.

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Riverwalk. Credit: PMC Property Group

The 14th Place on Philly YIMBY’s December Countdown Goes to Riverwalk South, a 362-Foot-Tall, 32-Story High-Rise Under Construction at 60 North 23rd Street in Center City West

The 14th place on Philly YIMBY’s December 2021 Development Countdown goes to Riverwalk South, a 362-foot-tall, 32-story high-rise under construction at 60 North 23rd Street in Center City West. Designed by Gensler and developed by the PMC Property Group, the building stands next to the Schuylkill River and is part of the two-towered Riverwalk complex. The development is part of a new hub of high-rise buildings underway along and near Market Street.

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21M at 2100 Market Street; rendering as seen from the corner of Market Street and North 22nd Street. Credit: Brandywine Realty Trust

The 17th Place on Philly YIMBY’s December Countdown Goes to 21M, 350-Foot-Tall Tower Planned at 2100 Market Street in Center City West

The 17th Place on Philadelphia YIMBY’s December 2021 Development Countdown goes to 21M, a 350-foot-tall mixed-use tower proposed at 2100 Market Street in Center City West. Developed by the Brandywine Realty Trust, the project has been in the works for several years and has seen various iterations, with the latest one designed by Edry McHenry Architects. Since we last reviewed the project for our last year’s countdown, no permits have been filed nor has any progress has been made at the site, where a parking lot continues to operate.

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