West Philadelphia

Demolition Permits Filed for 828 Brooklyn Street in Belmont, West Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the demolition of a two-story rowhouse at 828 Brooklyn Street in Belmont, West Philadelphia. The prewar single-family dwelling spans 1,200 square feet and sits on the west side of a block located between Parrish Street and Ogden Street. The property is owned by Monfiston Lina and will be demolished as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. Thomas Curran is the specified contractor. The cost of work is listed at $13,862.

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Two uCity Square to Rise at 225 North 38th Street in University City, Philadelphia

Two uCity Square, a 15-story office building that is part of the greater uCity Square development, is slated to rise at 225 North 38th Street in University City in West Philadelphia. Permits have already been filed for the construction of the foundation, the core, and the tower shell. The 498,023-square-foot high-rise will contain office, research and development, and retail space, as well as three loading bays, 329 parking spaces, and 91 bicycle spaces. Most of these amenities will be located underground. A green roof will be built atop the structure.

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Permits Filed for 4432 Lancaster Avenue in Mill Creek, West Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the construction of a mixed-use structure at 4432 Lancaster Avenue in the Mill Creek neighborhood of West Philadelphia. The new structure will span a 1,210-square-foot footprint and be used office space and apartments. The property sits near the intersection of Westminster Avenue and Lancaster Avenue, and also close to Lex Street and Lancaster Avenue. The property is under the ownership of Mahari 4432 Real Estate LLC.

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Renovations Planned for International House at 3701 Chestnut Street in University City, West Philadelphia

Renovations are planned for International House, a 14-story, 221,000-square-foot tower located at 3701 Chestnut Street in University City, West Philadelphia. The Brutalist building’s number of residential units will rise from the current 346 to 400, and a grocery store will take up the ground floor. A new 14-story wing will be built on the side of the property fronting Chestnut Street, replacing a plaza. The developer, CSC Co-Living, has secured a $33 million loan for the project.

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