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1101 Walnut Street via Civic Design Review

Permits Filed for a 259-Foot-Tall Tower at 1101 Walnut Street in Washington Square West, Center City

The booming area around the Loews Hotel and Jefferson Center, at the junction of the Washington Square West and Market East neighborhoods in Center City, is getting ready for the construction of yet another high-rise development. Demolition and construction permits have been filed at 1101 Walnut Street, a site that is currently occupied by a single-story Wendy’s fast food restaurant. It will be replaced by a 259-foot-tall, 23-story skyscraper with an L-shaped footprint, as the property extends to the north. The structure will house 111 residential units and 6,000 square feet of retail on the first and second floors. JKRP Architects have brought a vibrant mix of materials, with irregular stone patterns that will make the tower stand out on the cityscape. The permits list ARD 1105 Walnut LLC and now LD Investment Partners LLC as the current owner.

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502 Wood Street Rendering via JKRP Architects

Permits Filed for a 50-Unit Structure at 502 Wood Street in Old City, Center City

Permits have been issued for the construction of a six-story multi-family structure situated at 502 Wood Street in Old City, a historic neighborhood located in Center City. Designed by JKRP Architects, the building will hold 50 residential units with 13 total parking spots, two of which will be reserved as car share spaces. The building will total 55,470 square feet of space.

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741 Spring Garden Street. Credit: JKRP Architects

Seven-Story, 146-Unit Residential Project Planned for 741 Spring Garden Street in Poplar, North Philadelphia

Renderings have been revealed for a seven-story residential development at 741 Spring Garden Street in Poplar, North Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects and developed by Arts + Crafts Holdings, the complex will consist of a 99,114-square-foot building plus 10,405 square feet of covered ground-level parking and a 1,279-square-foot roof deck. The 146 units will range from studios to two bedrooms.

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1622-40 Point Breeze Avenue. Credit: JKRP Architects

Four-Story Building to Rise at 1622-40 Point Breeze Avenue in Point Breeze, South Philadelphia

The Point Breeze neighborhood in South Philadelphia has seen a growing number of new residential projects in recent years, and one of the largest of the type now on the drawing boards for a site at 1622-40 Point Breeze Avenue. The four-story, 69-unit building will rise above the neighborhood dominated by two- to three-story rowhouses, and its 51,410 square feet will make it one of the area’s largest structures. The multi-family residential structure is designed by JKRP Architects. The building will include a bike room and a green roof.

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