University City

Penn Presbyterian Garage at Filbert Street and North 38th Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. December 2023

Demolition Still Not Started at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Garage in University City, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has noted that there are still no signs of demolition work at a 406-car multi-level garage at the northwest corner of Filbert and North 38th streets at the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center campus at 3800 Powelton Avenue in University City, West Philadelphia. The demolition is planned as part of an extensive overhaul of the medical campus, which includes the construction of a nine-story, 481,702-square-foot parking garage in the western section of the campus superblock, which was recently constructed.

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Rendering of The Standard At Philadelphia at 119 South 31st Street. Rendering credit: CUBE 3

YIMBY Looks at Apartment Layouts at The Standard at Philadelphia in University City, West Philadelphia

Last month, Philly YIMBY shared our latest exterior photos of Standard At Philadelphia, a 209-foot-tall, 19-story residential high-rise recently completed at 119 South 31st Street in University CityWest Philadelphia. Designed by CUBE 3 and developed by Landmark Properties, the 362,117-square-foot building rises from a narrow, through-block lot stretching between South 30th and South 31st streets. The Standard offers 280 residential units ranging from studios to six-bedroom apartments geared toward university students and available for rent on a per-person/per-bed basis. Today we look at various unit layouts available within the development.

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The Mark at 3615 Chestnut Street. Building rendering. Credit: BKV Group

Permits Issued for The Mark at 3615 Chestnut Street in University City, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit rowhouse at 2442 North Marshall Street in North Philadelphia East. The new building will rise from a vacant lot located on the west side of the block between West York Street and West Cumberland Street. Designed by JT Ran Expediting, the structure will span 3,669 square feet (with an average of over 1,200 square feet per apartment) and will feature a basement and a roof deck. Permits list JPL Construction as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $280,000, of which $40,000 is allocated toward construction.

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3.0 University Place at 4101-23 Market Street. Rendering credit: The Steward Partnership

Exterior Assembly Nearly Complete at University Place 3.0 in University City, West Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed significant construction progress at 3.0 University Place, an eight-story commercial and laboratory development under construction at 4101-23 Market Street in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by the Sheward Partnership and jointly developed by Silverstein Properties, Cantor Fitzgerald, and University Place Associates, University Place 3.0 will offer 250,000 square feet of Class A office and lab space, which will provide a significant boost to the neighborhood’s rapidly-growing medical services industry, while ground-level retail space will liven up the pedestrian experience.

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