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3151 Market Street via Brandywine Realty

Permits Issued for 3151 Market Street in University City, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a 14-story mixed-use commercial tower at 3151 Market Street in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by Gensler and developed by Brandywine Realty Trust, the building will yield 495,000 square feet, rising as part of the massive Schuylkill Yards development. A lobby and retail space will occupy the majority of the ground floor. Office and laboratory space will be situated on the floors above, adding much-needed lab space to the University City market. The tower also feature a green roof. Permits list construction costs at just over $41 million.

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3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard. Rendering credit: Practice for Architecture and Urbanism

YIMBY Looks at Interiors of 28-Story Tower Under Construction at 3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard in University City, West Philadelphia

University City, the central hub of West Philadelphia, is teeming with new under-construction developments. Of these, one of the most significant is the 361-foot-tall, 28-story mixed-use tower currently rising at 3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard. Designed by the Practice for Architecture and Urbanism and developed by Brandywine Realty Trust, the building will span a total of 559,583 square feet of interior space, combining commercial space on the lower floors with 326 residential floors situated above. Today YIMBY looks at imagery of the development’s proposed amenity space, both indoor and outdoor.

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Rendering of Amy Gutmann Hall at 3317-33 Chestnut Street. Credit: Lake Flato Architects.

Renderings Revealed for Amy Gutmann Hall at 3317-33 Chestnut Street in University City, West Philadelphia

A new data science building at 3317-33 Chestnut Street in University CityWest Philadelphia, is going before the Civic Design Review. Designed by Lake | Flato, with KSS Architects as the architect of record, the building, called Amy Gutmann Hall, will stand six stories tall upon completion and will span a large footprint. The development will yield 115,954 square feet of space and feature academic space, with the four uppermost floors set to be occupied by research centers. A total of 29 parking spaces will also be included within the project, situated underground.

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623 and 625 North 52nd Street. Looking east. Credit: Google

Permits Issued for Six-Unit Building at 623 North 52nd Street in Mill Creek, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, six-unit apartment building at 623 North 52nd Street in Mill Creek, West Philadelphia. The structure will rise from a vacant lot situated on the east side of the block between Wyalusing and Girard avenues and will span a footprint of 1,839 square feet. The planned interior area of 6,835 square feet translates to a relatively generous average of just over 1,100 square feet per unit. The attached structure of type VB construction will feature a cellar and roof decks, which will likely offer sweeping skyline views due to the building’s future prominence. Permits list Nicholas Coulter of KCA Design Associates as the architect and a construction cost of $833,000.

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Rendering of 3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard via Brandywine Realty

First Level Erected at 3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard in University City, West Philadelphia

The first Schuylkill Yards skyscraper now officially rises above ground at 3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard in University City. The tower, also known as Schuylkill Yards West, is sited just to the northwest of Drexel Square. Designed by the Practice for Architecture and Urbanism and developed by Brandywine Realty Trust, the high-rise will eventually reach 361 feet and 28 stories in height, and will consist of 326 residential units and lab space. The structure is a part of the 14-acre mega-project that will change the West Philadelphia skyline, and is the latest phase in the project’s construction since the renovation of the Bulletin Building.

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