West Philadelphia

3308 Fairmount Avenue. Building section. Credit: Haverford Square Designs via the City of Philadelphia

Permits Issued for 3308 Fairmount Avenue in Mantua, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a six-story, twenty-unit apartment building at 3308 Fairmount Avenue (full address 3308-12 Fairmount Avenue) in MantuaWest Philadelphia. The development will rise on the south side of the block between Mantua Avenue and North 34th Street. Designed by Haverford Square Designs, the structure will span 15,124 square feet and will feature elevator service, roof decks, and parking for three cars and four bicycles. Permits list Haverford Sq GC as the general contractor.

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Schuylkill Yards East at 3001 John F. Kennedy Boulevard (center) via Brandywine Realty Trust and Practice for Architecture and Urbanism

Construction Anticipated at Schuylkill Yards East in University City, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has discovered no significant signs of new construction at the 513-foot-tall, 34-story tower proposed at 3001 John F. Kennedy Boulevard in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by Practice for Architecture and Urbanism and developed by Brandywine Realty Trust and Drexel University, the red-clad high-rise will be the latest addition to the $3.5-billion, multi-building Schuylkill Yards development currently in progress in University City, adjacent to the Drexel campus. The tower at 3001 JFK Boulevard will feature 930,000 square feet of floor space, mostly office with 6,600 square feet allocated to retail, and will aim for LEED Silver certification.

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748 North 40th Street. Building section. Credit: Haverford Square Designs via the City of Philadelphia

Permits Issued for 748 North 40th Street in Belmont, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, 12-unit residential building at 717 North 35th Street in Belmont, West Philadelphia. The development will replace a vacant lot on the west side of the block between Aspen and Brown streets. Designed by Haverford Square Designs, the building will feature parking for four bicycles, a basement, and a large roof deck reserved for the penthouse unit. Permits list Eugene Naydovich of Fitler Development as the contractor and a construction cost of $500,000.

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631 North Preston Street. Credit: 24Seven Design Studio.

Permits Issued For 631 North Preston Street In West Powelton, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-unit mixed-use building located at 631 North Preston Street in West PoweltonWest Philadelphia. Upon completion, the building will stand three stories tall, with a commercial space on the ground floor and basement levels and a roof deck. 24Seven Design Group is the firm behind the project, which is expected to cost $320,000 to build according to the permit.

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One uCity Square. Credit: ZGF Architects

Construction Nearly Complete at One uCity Square in University City, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit haas revealed that construction is nearly complete at One uCity Square, a mixed-use building in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by ZGF Architects and developed by Wexford Science & Technology, the University City Science Center, and Ventas Inc., with Turner Construction as the contractor, the $280-million, 13-story building will hold 389,000 square feet of office, laboratory, and retail space. The 250-foot-tall structure, also known as Wexford One uCity Square, is part of the greater mixed-use uCity Square development, which will feature 10.5 million square feet within 15 existing and 10 newly-constructed buildings. New construction will account for three-quarters of the total square footage.

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