West Philadelphia

CHOP Hub for Clinical Collaboration rendering via Perkins + Will

CHOP Hub for Clinical Collaboration Steel Topped Out in University City, West Philadelphia

The massive structural frame of the CHOP Hub for Clinical Collaboration at 3501 Civic Center Boulevard in University City, West Philadelphia, has been topped out. Designed by Perkins+Will, the tower stands 377 feet and 19 stories tall. The building is a part of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s plan to expand its space on the west side of the city at the cost of $4 billion. The building’s facade, which faces its wide profile toward the Schuylkill River, will feature stone cladding shifting along the exterior.

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5617 Sansom Street. Looking northeast. Credit: Google Street View

Updated Permits Issued for Three-Unit Building at 5617 Sansom Street in Cobbs Creek, West Philadelphia

A set of updated permits has been issued for a three-story, three-unit residential building proposed at 5617 Sansom Street in Cobbs Creek, West Philadelphia. Philly YIMBY reported the original permit filing in December 2020. The latest permits offer new details on the project, including a planned building footprint of 1,136 square feet, a total floor area of 2,561 square feet, and a construction cost of $107,175. The structure will be fully sprinkled. Stephen Sanders is the listed owner, with Scott Woodruff specified as the architect and AIMES LLC as the contractor.

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3913 Fairmount Avenue. Looking north. Credit: Google Maps

Permits Issued for Three-Unit Building at 3913 Fairmount Avenue in Mantua, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit residential building at 3913 Fairmount Avenue in Mantua, West Philadelphia. The structure will replace a vacant site on the north side of the block between North 39th Street and Union Street. The building will rise from a 1,440-square-foot footprint and will feature 3,700 square feet of floor space and full sprinkling. Permits list Kibbutz 4 LLC as the owner, Ray Crossan as the design professional, and Crownstone Real Estate LLC as the contractor. Construction costs are estimated at $205,000.

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Rendering of 1103 South 47th Street. Credit: Desigmblendz.

Permits Issued for 15-Unit Building at 1103 South 47th Street in Squirrel Hill, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a 15-unit multi-family building at 1103 South 47th Street in Squirrel HillWest Philadelphia. Designed by Designblendz, the building will rise four stories tall. A commercial space will be located on the ground floor and a roof deck will be included at the top of the structure. In total, the building will hold 20,771 square feet of space and cost an estimated $2.6 million to build.

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Current view of 422 North 38th Street. Credit: Google.

Permits Issued For 422 North 38th Street In Powelton Village, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-unit multi-family structure at 422 North 38th Street in Powelton Village, West Philadelphia. Upon completion, the mew building will rise three stories tall. A roof deck will be located the top of the structure. In total, the building will host 4,864 square feet of space, and cost an estimated $700,000 to build.

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