Construction work is essentially complete at ANOVA UCity Square, a 463-unit mixed-use development located at 3700 Lancaster Avenue in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by Lessard Design and developed by GMH Capital Partners and Wexford Science and Technology, the building stands six stories tall, with retail space along Lancaster Avenue and apartments above. The building is a part of the greater uCity Square megadevelopment, which is set to become one of the most major office and laboratory hubs in the city. A total of 157 parking spaces are also included within the project.
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.
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.
A new data science building at 3317-33 Chestnut Street in University City, West 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.
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.