Graduate Hospital

2043 Fitzwater Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. August 2022

Construction Complete at 2043 Fitzwater Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has discovered that construction is now complete at a 2043 Fitzwater Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia. The building spans a footprint of 1,328 square feet and features a cellar and a roof deck, which offers panoramic views of the Center City and University City skylines. Construction costs are listed at $400,000. Permits specify James C. Woodlyn III and Victoria Woodlyn as the owners, Jared Blake as the design professional, and Made Construction LLC as the contractor.

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1712 Christian Street. Building elevations. Credit: Moto Designshop via the City of Philadelphia

Construction Anticipated at 1712 Christian Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed that demolition has been completed yet construction has not yet begun at the two-building, six-unit development proposed at 1712 Christian Street in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood of South Philadelphia, although construction permits were issued in February. The project replaces two three-story prewar rowhouses on a through-block lot that stretches from Christian Street to the north to Montrose Street to the south. Designed by Moto Designshop, the complex will consist of two rowhouses situated at either end of the site, each rising three stories and featuring three units, with a 33-foot-long rear yard in between. Both structures will feature rear and roof decks. Permits list Made Construction as the contractor and a construction cost of $400,000.

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1600 Carpenter Street. Credit: Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture

Community Vote Upcoming for 191-Unit Development at 1600 Carpenter Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

A community vote is anticipated on March 23rd to address a 191-unit mixed-use development proposed at 1600 Carpenter Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia. Designed by Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture and developed by Streamline, the complex will replace a suburban-style shopping mall with a stately, traditionally-styled six-story building facing Washington Avenue, which will offer 23,185 square feet of ground-level retail and 131 rental apartments, ranging from studios to two-bedrooms, many of which will rank as affordable housing. To the north, 60 multi-family townhouses will be situated, which will match the scale and the material palette of the surrounding area. The development will boast publicly accessible pedestrian promenades and landscaping, as well as 141 parking spaces, with 119 of those located in an underground garage in the apartment building, and 22 in the townhouses. A Zoom meeting for the project’s approval will be held on March 23rd at 7PM, and prior registration is required. An in-person meeting will also take place at the South of South Neighborhood Association at 1901 Washington Ave, Unit B Phila. PA 19146 (entrance on 19th street), where no registration will be required.

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2509 Grays Ferry Avenue

Construction Complete at 2509 Grays Ferry Avenue in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

A three-story, four-unit condominium has been completed at 2509 Grays Ferry Avenue in Graduate HospitalSouth Philadelphia. Designed by Gnome Architects, the structure stands at an angled lot at the junction of Grays Ferry Avenue and South 25th Street, facing the intersection with Christian Street. The development spans 5,624 square feet, lending an average of around 1,400 square feet per residential unit. Permits list Point Builders Design Concepts as the contractor and a construction cost of $285,000.

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2141 Catharine Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. January 2022

Single-Family Rowhouse Complete at 2141 Catharine Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has confirmed the completion of a three-story single-family rowhouse at 2141 Catharine Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia. The property replaces a two-story prewar rowhouse on the north side of the block between South 21st and South 22nd streets. The structure features full sprinkling, a basement, and a roof deck. Permits list Aston Enterprises LLC as the owner, David P. McArthur as the architect, and Montebello Homes as the contractor.

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