West Philadelphia

3.0 University Place at 4101-23 Market Street. Rendering credit: The Steward Partnership

Site Prep Underway at 3.0 University Place in University City, West Philadelphia

Site preparation is now underway at 3.0 University Place, a mixed-use development 4101-23 Market Street in University CityWest Philadelphia. Upon completion, the building will rise eight stories tall. Retail and commercial space will be situated on the ground floor, with office and lab space located on the upper floors. The building will also include a green roof. In total, 274,294 square feet of space will be located within the structure.

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CHOP Hub for Clinical Collaboration rendering via Perkins + Will

CHOP Hub For Clinical Collaboration Receives Cladding in University City, West Philadelphia

Glass and stone cladding is being installed at the CHOP Hub for Clinical Collaboration at 3501 Civic Center Boulevard in University City, West Philadelphia. The tower is about to reach its full height of 377 feet and 19 stories. Designed by Perkins+Will, the structure will feature over 550,000 square feet of floor space. The project is being developed by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, which is developing a $4 billion master plan that the Hub for Clinical Collaboration is a part of.

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Rendering of 3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard via Brandywine Realty

Excavation Underway at 3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard in University City, West Philadelphia

Excavation on the first Schuylkill Yards tower is underway at 3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard in University City, West Philadelphia. Developed by Brandywine Realty Trust, the mixed-use building, also known as Schuylkill Yards West, will rise to a height of 361 feet and 28 stories, clad in glass and stone. The building is designed by the Practice for Architecture and Urbanism, which has also designed the red Schuylkill Yards tower that will stand to the west at 3001 John F. Kennedy Boulevard. Once topped out, the tower will have a major presence on the skyline as the fourth tallest building in West Philadelphia.

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Permits Issued for a Six-Unit Building at 1723 Memorial Avenue in Parkside, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a six-unit multi-family residential development at 1723 Memorial Avenue in ParksideWest Philadelphia. The building will rise three stories tall, the same as the surrounding structures. The permit lists James Clancy as the design professional in charge with Fitler Development handling the contracting work. In total, the structure will hold 4,648 square feet of space and cost an estimated $250,000 to build.

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Construction Wrapping Up On Penn New College House West in University City, West Philadelphia

Construction work is wrapping up on Penn’s New College House West, located in University CityWest Philadelphia. Designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, the tower rises 12 stories tall at Walnut Street and five stories along Locust Walk. The structure is the University of Pennsylvania‘s latest student dormitory, which will house 450 rooms within 250,000 square feet of space.

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