Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions

Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions at 3601 Filbert Street. Rendering via Wexford Science & Technology LLC

Exterior Nearly Complete at Drexel University Health Sciences Building at 3601 Filbert Street, University City, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY revealed that exterior work is nearly complete at the Drexel University Health Sciences Building, which is under construction at 3601 Filbert Street in University City, West Philadelphia. Also known as the Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions or the Wexford Drexel Academic Tower, the building rises 14 stories, with 12 primary plus two mechanical floors, and is designed by Ballinger and developed by Wexford Science & Technology, with Turner Construction as the contractor. Upon its anticipated completion later this year, the structure will span over 450,000 square feet and will house Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions as well as a significant portion of the functions of the College of Medicine. The building is a part of Wexford’s and Drexel’s 14-acre, jointly-developed uCity Square complex, which is rapidly transforming the northern section of University City.

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Cladding Reaches Parapet at Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions in University City, West Philadelphia

Cladding installation is wrapping up at the Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions at 3601 Filbert Street in University City, West Philadelphia, as glass panels have reached the top of the steel structure. Developed by Wexford Science & Technology LLC and designed by Ballinger, the building is one of the first structures under construction within the uCity Square complex. Alternately known as the Wexford Drexel Academic Tower, the high-rise stands 185 feet and 12 stories tall.

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Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions at 3601 Filbert Street. Rendering via Wexford Science & Technology LLC

Facade Nearly Complete at Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions in University City, West Philadelphia

The Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions is shaping up to look like its renderings as the exterior approaches completion. The building, which is also known as the Wexford Drexel Academic Tower, is located at 3601 Filbert Street in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by Ballinger and developed by Wexford Science & Technology LLC, the structure rises to a height of 12 stories and 185 feet. The remainder of the facade with brown glazed glass and metal highlights will be installed in the near future.

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Drexel College Of Nursing And Health Professions Topped Out with Façade Work Underway in University City, West Philadelphia

The Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions (also known as the Wexford Drexel Academic Tower) at 3601 Filbert Street has joined the West Philadelphia skyline as the structure of the tower has been recently topped out. The steel frame now reaches its final height of 185 feet and 12 stories. Designed by Ballinger and developed by Wexford Science & Technology LLC, and adds significant bulk to the 14-acre uCity Square project. The structure is one of many new developments to recently rise in University City.

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Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions at 3601 Filbert Street. Rendering via Wexford Science & Technology LLC

Structure Nearly Complete at Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions in University City, West Philadelphia

Structural framing continues to progress at the Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions, a high-rise building that is a part of the 14-acre uCity Square development in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by Ballinger and developed by Wexford Science and Technology LLC, the tower will rise 12 stories and 185 feet tall. The building will yield 174,000 square feet of space and will feature a combination of office and classroom space and will help extend Drexel University’s campus farther west.

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