West Philadelphia

Demolition Permits Filed for 275 South 62nd Street in Cobbs Creek, West Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant two-story prewar rowhouse at 275 South 62nd Street in Cobbs Creek, West Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling is located at the southeast corner of South 62nd Street and Irving Street and will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program at a cost of $17,777. Do Hong is the listed owner. Pedro Palmer Construction Inc. is the listed contractor.

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838 South Cecil Street. Looking northwest. Credit: Google

Demolition Permits Filed for 838 South Cecil Street in Angora, West Philadelphia

A demolition permit has been filed for a vacant two-story prewar rowhouse at 838 South Cecil Street in Angora, West Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling sits on the west side of the block located between Washington Avenue and Christian Street and will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program at a cost of $14,623. Eugenia Warren Wilson is the listed owner and Thomas Curran is the contractor.

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3151 Market Rendering with JFK Towers in background via Brandywine Realty

New Renderings Revealed for Schuylkill Yards in University City, West Philadelphia

New renderings have been revealed for the Schuylkill Yards megadevelopment situated on the western bank of the Schuylkill River in University City in West Philadelphia. The project has been in planning for years, and construction has finished on the Bulletin Building as well as Drexel Square, the first phase and center point for the development. Earlier this year, construction timelines have been announced for three more proposed towers. Now, developer Brandywine Realty has unveiled more renderings with updated designs.

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Demolition Permits Filed for 1708 North 55th Street in Hestonville, West Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant three-story prewar rowhouse at 1708 North 55th Street in Hestonville, West Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling sits on the block that is located between Jefferson Street and Lancaster Avenue. The structure will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program at a cost of $37,777. The property is owned by Howard Alfred Jr Waites Shirley Jean. The contractor listed for the work is Pedro Palmer Construction Inc.

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