University City

Rendering of 3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard via Brandywine Realty

Groundbreaking Imminent at Schuylkill Yards West at 3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard in University City, West Philadelphia

The team behind Schuylkill Yards West at 3025 John F. Kennedy has announced that a groundbreaking has been scheduled for March. The 361-foot-tall, 28-story tower will be the first of the skyscrapers planned at the 14-acre Schuylkill Yards megaproject, which is developed by Brandywine Realty Trust. The building was designed by Practice for Architecture and Urbanism, which has also designed the vibrant red 3001 John F. Kennedy Boulevard that will rise to the east. The building will house retail and 326 residential units, which will be serviced by a large amenity terrace. The building will also feature office and lab space on the podium floors.

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Permits Issued for 3.0 University Place at 4101-23 in University City, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of 3.0 University Place, an eight-story, mixed-use building at 4101-23 Market Street in the West Powelton section of University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by the Sheward Partnership, the 274,294-square-foot structure will include retail and commercial space on the ground floor, with the office and lab space on the floors above. A green roof will be located atop the building. The permits provide for the construction of the core and shell, with other features requiring their own permits. The project will cost an estimated $14,793,930 to build.

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uCity Square rendering aerial via State of University City Report

Phase Two of uCity Square Awaits Construction in University City, West Philadelphia

The seven buildings that comprise the uCity Square project in University City, West Philadelphia, are under various stages of progress, with three currently under construction and four more still under planning, to be built in the next phase. The proposed towers will effectively surround One uCity Square, flanking the building to the south and to the west and creating an extraordinarily dense cluster of buildings. Designed by Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects and developed by Ventas Incorporated, uCity Square will bring 6.5 million square feet of mixed-use space spread across the 14-acre site. The three buildings will stand on North 38th Street, with the hotel proposed at the corner of North 37th Street and Filbert Street, and will rise 23, 18, 15, and 14 stories.

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3151 Market Rendering with JFK Towers in background via Brandywine Realty

Construction Anticipated at 3151 Market Street at Schuylkill Yards in University City, West Philadelphia

Construction preparation appears imminent at the 185-foot-tall, 14-story tower proposed at 3151 Market Street in University City, West Philadelphia. The building will rise between Market Street and John F. Kennedy Boulevard and include lab space for use by the nearby universities. Designed by SHoP Architects, a firm with projects all over the world, the exterior originally had yellow exterior cladding, but the latest plans show a green metallic exterior. The building is developed by Brandywine Realty Trust as part of the 14-acre Schuylkill Yards development, which plans to include a major cluster of towers, though for now only a small group of high-rises under 500 feet tall have been proposed.

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