Northern Liberties

300 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard. Image by Handel Architects

New Renderings Released for 300 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard in Northern Liberties

New renderings have been released for 300 North Columbus Boulevard via a Civic Design Review submission, giving an updated look at the high-rise that will stand just to the north of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. The structure will rise 28 stories and 316 feet tall, and will be located on the north side of the Old City neighborhood, near the boundary of Center City and Northern Liberties to the north, where several projects underway and many proposals have been revealed. The building was designed by Handel Architects, which had also designed the 805-foot Madison House at 15 East 30th Street in New York City. The project is being developed by The Durst Organization, which is also developing the massive Penn’s Landing Redevelopment just to the south of the Ben Franklin Bridge.

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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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North Liberty Triangle at 1102-48 North 2nd Street. Credit: Streamline

Steel Ascends at North Liberty Triangle at 1115-27 North American Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent visit to Liberty Triangle at 1115-27 North American Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia, has revealed that the steel structure for the second building of the complex is well underway, with two of the eventual six stories already assembled. The structure is located to the north of the first building, which stands four stories tall and is further along in construction progress. Developed by Streamline Development, the project stands within a rapidly developing hub within the neighborhood. The complex will hold a total of 84 units and the structure to the north will include retail space spread out across the ground floor. The units on the upper levels will have larger average sizes compared to the structure to the south.

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501 Spring Garden Street via BLT Architects

Construction Anticipated for a 373-Unit High-Rise at 501 Spring Garden Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

No signs of construction have yet been observed at the site of a major apartment building proposed at 501 Spring Garden Street in the booming Northern Liberties neighborhood in North Philadelphia. Designed by Bower Lewis Thrower Architects and developed by Neal and Victor Rodin, the structure will stand 153 feet and 13 stories tall and will feature 373 apartments as well as abundant retail space at the ground floor.

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918 North Delaware Avenue. Credit: HDO Architecture

Demolition Work Nearly Finished at 918 North Delaware Avenue in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Demolition work is nearly complete at 918 North Delaware Avenue (aka 918-80 North Delaware Avenue) in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. The large site, which used to feature a number of prewar industrial structures, will be redeveloped as a 418,480-square-foot complex with a total of 462 residential units. Designed by L2Partridge and developed by Core Realty, the project will consist of five buildings that will stand seven stories tall, as well as an additional low-rise structure. The buildings will measure 80,995, 101,648, 74,677, 59,799, 95,615, and 5,776 square feet. All will be clad in different shades of brick cladding and glass.

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