A zoning permit has been issued for the construction of Amy Gutmann Hall at 3317-23 Chestnut Street in University City, West Philadelphia. The stricture will house a research facility for Penn and will rise six stories tall, with academic space on the lower floors and a research center on the upper floors. The development will also include 29 parking spaces.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a nine-story parking garage for the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center at 3800 Powelton Avenue in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed and engineered by Pennoni and THA Consulting, the massive structure will span 481,702 square feet and offer parking for 1,483 cars and 129 bicycles, as well as ground-level commercial space. Permits list HSC Builders & Construction as the contractor and a construction cost of $46.4 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, five-unit apartment building at 4029 Powelton Avenue in West Powelton, West Philadelphia. The structure will replace a vacant lot on the north side of the block between Wiota Street and North Preston Street. Designed by Cadre Design & Development, the building will feature a basement and two private roof decks. Permits list Yuhua Wang and Emily Xiao as the owners, JS General Contractor Inc. as the contractor, and a construction cost of $150,000.
Permits have been issued for two buildings at 3821 and 3823 Lancaster Avenue. At 3821 Lancaster Avenue, plans call to remove an existing two-story rear addition and replace it with a three-story addition. This will make room for apartments. In total, there will be 4,323 square feet of space within the expanded building, with construction costs estimated at $300,000. At 3823 Lancaster Avenue, the existing two-story addition will also be removed to allow for the construction of a three-story addition. Here, the building will also hold six apartments. There will be 3,920 square feet of space within this building, while construction costs are also estimated at $300,000.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a mixed-use development at 3314 Fairmount Avenue in Mantua, West Philadelphia. Designed by KCA Design Associates, the new building will stand six stories tall, with multiple commercial spaces on the ground floor. The remainder of the building will hold 90 residential units, all apartments. There will also be 16 parking spaces included within the structure. In total, there will be 82,764 square feet of space, and construction costs are estimated at $12 million.