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3618-32 Haverford Avenue. Credit: Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture via Civic Design Review

YIMBY Shares Extensive Project Details for 61-Unit Building Proposed at 3618-32 Haverford Avenue in Mantua, West Philadelphia

Earlier this month, Philly YIMBY shared several renderings for a four-story, 61-unit mixed-use development planned at 3618-32 Haverford Avenue in MantuaWest Philadelphia. Designed by Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture (HDO Architecture) and developed by The HOW Group, the building will rise 45 feet tall, span 60,280 square feet, and offer ground-floor commercial space, two elevators, tenant storage, parking for 22 bicycles, outdoor landscaped space for residents, a roof deck, and a green roof. Today we share an extensive collection of renderings, plans, and diagrams for the proposed building as seen in its Civic Design Review submission.

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One uCity Square. Photo by Thomas Koloski

Facade Nearly Complete at One uCity Square in University City, West Philadelphia

The University City neighborhood in West Philadelphia is growing every year with new projects rising into the skyline. Designed by ZGF Architects and developed by Ventas Inc., the signature tower of One uCity Square at the 14-acre uCity Square development is well underway, as it approaches the final phases of construction. The building, located at 225 North 38th Street, rises to a height of 250 feet and 13 stories. The building makes for a refreshing design for the area, with the glass and metal exterior highlighting the jagged notches on the southeast corner.

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4746-48 Spruce Street. Credit: PZS Architects.

Development at 4746-48 Spruce Street Goes Before Civic Design Review

A large mixed-use development proposed at 4746-48 Spruce Street in Walnut HillWest Philadelphia, is going before the Civic Design Review. Designed by PZS Architects, the building will rise 12 stories high, with 170 residential units situated within the third through eleventh floors. This residential space will span 149,590 square feet. Meanwhile, the twelfth floor will include residential amenity space, totaling 5,700 square feet, while commercial and lobby space on the bottom two floors at the tower’s podium will occupy 36,851 square feet. The project will include parking for 28 cars and 76 bicycles.

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26 South 42nd Street. Building elevations. Credit: Coscia Moos Architecture via the City of Philadelphia

YIMBY Looks at Project Details for 63-Unit Building Planned at 26 South 42nd Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia

Last December, YIMBY reported that permits were issued for the construction of a seven-story, 63-unit mixed-use development at 26 South 42nd Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia. The project will rise on the on the northwest corner of Chestnut and South 42nd streets, on the western periphery of University City. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture, the structure will span 56,664 square feet and will include 4,828 square feet of retail. The building will provide parking for 42 bicycles well above the 22-space requirement, and nine off-site car parking spaces in a garage across the street at 4141-47 Chestnut Street. Permits list IMC Construction as the contractor and a construction cost of $6.8 million. Today we share plans, elevations, and technical details for the project that were not available in our previous publication.

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3618-32 Haverford Avenue. Credit: HDO Architecture.

Renderings Revealed for 3618-32 Haverford Avenue in Mantua, West Philadelphia

Renderings have been revealed for a four-story, 61-unit mixed-use development at 3618-32 Haverford Avenue in MantuaWest Philadelphia. Designed by HDO Architecture, the building, which fronts on Haverford Avenue and Brandywine Street, will hold commercial space on the ground floor. Eight street trees planted along the footprint, enhancing the street presence. 22 bicycle stalls will be included within the the building’s interior, with another eight on the sidewalk. Due to the site’s zoning and location, no parking is required nor is included within the development.

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