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Garden Court Plaza at 4701-29 Pine Street. Credit: BLT Architects

Construction Underway at Garden Court Plaza at 4701-29 Pine Street in Walnut Hill, West Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that construction is progressing at Garden Court, a seven-story, 220-unit extension of an existing building at 4746-48 Spruce Street in Garden Court (alternately Walnut Hill), West Philadelphia. Designed by PZS Architects, the project will allocate 149,590 square feet for apartments, 5,700 square feet of residential amenities, around 29,000 square feet of indoor commercial space (plus a 1,500-square-foot commercial tenant terrace) and parking for around 28 cars and 76 bicycles.

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106 South 42nd Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. January 2023

Renovation Complete at 106 South 42nd Street in Walnut Hill, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has observed that renovation work is complete at 106 South 42nd Street in Walnut HillWest Philadelphia. The development is situated on the west side of the block between Chestnut and Sansom streets. Designed by HDO Architecture, the project will involve renovations interior renovations to a prewar rowhouse and construction of a rear addition, which will expand the 3,406-square-foot building to 6,112 square feet and nine apartments. Permits list Zhu Fengjun as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $526,050.

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4746-48 Spruce Street. Credit: PZS Architects / Rodriguez Consulting via the Civic Design Review

YIMBY Shares Detailed Plans for 12-Story Building at 4746-48 Spruce Street in Garden Court, West Philadelphia

Earlier this month, Philly YIMBY shared the news regarding plans for a 12-story, 170-unit mixed-use high-rise development proposed at 4746-48 Spruce Street in Garden Court (alternately Walnut Hill), West Philadelphia, going before the Civic Design Review. Today we venture beyond the brief overview we presented with the earlier news break to share an extensive package of plans and diagrams that were presented within the CDR submission. Designed by PZS Architects, the project will allocate 149,590 square feet for apartments, 5,700 square feet of residential amenities, around 29,000 square feet of indoor commercial space (plus a 1,500-square-foot commercial tenant terrace) and parking for around 28 cars and 76 bicycles. Although demolition permits have been issued in May, no comprehensive construction permits have yet been issued; however, the project may proceed as of right as it conforms with the zoning code and requires no variances, and has already received a preliminary review and approval.

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4746-48 Spruce Street. Credit: PZS Architects.

Development at 4746-48 Spruce Street Goes Before Civic Design Review

A large mixed-use development proposed at 4746-48 Spruce Street in Walnut HillWest Philadelphia, is going before the Civic Design Review. Designed by PZS Architects, the building will rise 12 stories high, with 170 residential units situated within the third through eleventh floors. This residential space will span 149,590 square feet. Meanwhile, the twelfth floor will include residential amenity space, totaling 5,700 square feet, while commercial and lobby space on the bottom two floors at the tower’s podium will occupy 36,851 square feet. The project will include parking for 28 cars and 76 bicycles.

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106 South 42nd Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. May 2022

Renovation Underway at 106 South 42nd Street in Walnut Hill, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has discovered that renovation work is underway at 106 South 42nd Street in Walnut HillWest Philadelphia. The development is situated on the west side of the block between Chestnut and Sansom streets. Designed by HDO Architecture, the project will involve renovations interior renovations to a prewar rowhouse and construction of a rear addition, which will expand the 3,406-square-foot building to 6,112 square feet and nine apartments. Permits list Zhu Fengjun as the contractor and a construction cost of $526,050.

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