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1600 Carpenter Street. Credit: Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture

Community Vote Upcoming for 191-Unit Development at 1600 Carpenter Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

A community vote is anticipated on March 23rd to address a 191-unit mixed-use development proposed at 1600 Carpenter Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia. Designed by Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture and developed by Streamline, the complex will replace a suburban-style shopping mall with a stately, traditionally-styled six-story building facing Washington Avenue, which will offer 23,185 square feet of ground-level retail and 131 rental apartments, ranging from studios to two-bedrooms, many of which will rank as affordable housing. To the north, 60 multi-family townhouses will be situated, which will match the scale and the material palette of the surrounding area. The development will boast publicly accessible pedestrian promenades and landscaping, as well as 141 parking spaces, with 119 of those located in an underground garage in the apartment building, and 22 in the townhouses. A Zoom meeting for the project’s approval will be held on March 23rd at 7PM, and prior registration is required. An in-person meeting will also take place at the South of South Neighborhood Association at 1901 Washington Ave, Unit B Phila. PA 19146 (entrance on 19th street), where no registration will be required.

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Rendering of 2101 Washington Avenue. Credit: JKRP Architects

Construction Underway at 2101 Washington Avenue in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that work is well underway at the six-story, 247-unit mixed-use building under construction at 2101 Washington Avenue in Graduate HospitalSouth Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects and developed by OCF Realty, the project spans the north side of the block between South 22nd and South 23rd streets. The sizable structure rises from a 49,800-square-foot footprint and will offer 195,131 square feet of interior space, which will include nearly 40,000 square feet of ground-level commercial space. Permits list OCF Construction LLC as the contractor and a construction cost of $40 million.

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Permits Issued for an 18-Unit Structure at 1731 Washington Avenue in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, 18-unit residential structure at 1731 Washington Avenue in Graduate HospitalSouth Philadelphia. The building will will also include 24 parking spaces, 20 of which are set to be mechanical, a retail space set to be occupied by a restaurant, and a roof deck that will offer sweeping views of the Philadelphia skyline. The development will hold 36,336 square feet of space and cost an estimated $3,633,600 to build.

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Rendering of 2401 Washington Avenue at Innovator Village via Philly Living Team.

86-Unit Innovator Village Breaks Ground at 2401 Washington Avenue in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

Innovator Village has broken ground at 2401 Washington Avenue in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood of South Philadelphia. Developed by Philly Living, the project will consist of 86 luxury homes within a five-story multi-family structure and a number of single-family homes. The retail portion along Washington Avenue will span 15,000 square feet of retail is included in the project along Washington Avenue.

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