Facade work has begun at 204 South 12th Street, a major mixed-use development underway in Washington Square West, Center City. Once topped out, the building will stand 32 stories tall, with a meaningful impact on the Philadelphia skyline. Two stories of commercial space will sit at the ground level, while the upper portion of the tower will contain 378 residential units. Midwood Investment & Development is the developer of the project, with Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners handling design work. BLT Architects is the architect of record.
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Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, five-unit condominium at 1100 Pine Street in Washington Square West, Center City. The development will replace a two-story mixed-use rowhouse on the southwest corner of the intersection of Pine and South 11th streets. Designed by Gnome Architects, the building will span 8,497 square feet and will feature ground floor commercial space, a cellar, and roof decks. Permits list Kiptom Ketchum as the contractor and a construction cost of $1.2 million.
The 542-foot-tall, 47-story, 108-unit Arthaus condominium at has recently completed construction at 311 South Broad Street on the Avenue of the Arts in Center City, becoming the most recent addition to the Philadelphia skyline. Replacing several prewar buildings and a parking lot, world renowned architects Kohn Pedersen Fox originally designed the tower in a different style and brand nearly a decade ago. With the revival and change of plans, the tower went from a hotel to a condo after Dranoff Properties acquired the property. The project, formerly known as the SLS International Hotel, dominates the skyline to the southeast of the main cluster of Center City skyscrapers.
Recently Philadelphia YIMBY shared photos of current site conditions at the future site of Jefferson University Caroline Kimmel Biomedical Research Center, an 11-story medical and laboratory building proposed at 214 South 9th Street in Washington Square West, Center City. Designed by Payette, the building will feature common areas on the lower levels and research labs on the floors above. Today we share additional renderings for the development.
In Washington Square West, Arthaus at 311 South Broad Street has become the latest addition to the Philadelphia skyline. The nearly completed tower rises to a height of 542 feet and 47 stories and will feature 108 condominium units, along with ample amenity space and retail. The building, which stand somewhat apart from the main Center City skyline, was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, which has also crafted buildings such as the BNY Mellon Center and One Vanderbilt, and developed by Dranoff Properties.