Permits have been issued construction of a 23-unit multi-family extension at 4077-83 Lancaster Avenue in Belmont, West Philadelphia. The project will include a two-story addition above the existing single-story retail structure. Eight bicycle spaces will be included in the development. The building will yield 27,792 square feet of space upon the completion of the 17,160-square-foot addition.
Shortly after the completion of the first Cira Centre skyscraper in 2005, plans were revealed for a second tower at a nearby site. The 725-foot-tall, 48-story high-rise was shown as part of a model of the greater complex, around the time of the groundbreaking of the FMC Tower nearby to the south. The project was designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architecture and planned for development by Brandywine Realty Trust, a team that is also behind the original Cira Centre as well as the Evo and FMC Tower at Cira Centre South, a group of buildings that has transformed the University City skyline.
Permits have been issued for an extension for a three-story prewar rowhouse at 3926 Haverford Avenue in Mantua, West Philadelphia. The three-story addition, which will rise at the rear of the existing structure, will add six residential units and 1,200 square feet of space to the property, bringing up the total to 4,200. The project cost is estimated at $45,000.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a multi-family structure at 520 North 37th Street in Mantua, West Philadelphia. The development will be located at the southwest corner of North 37th Street and Brandywine Street and will stand four stories tall and hold 22 residential units. The building will contain a total of 32,370 square feet. 1833 Realty LLC is the listed owner. Construction costs are projected at $4 million.
The team behind Schuylkill Yards West at 3025 John F. Kennedy has announced that a groundbreaking has been scheduled for March. The 361-foot-tall, 28-story tower will be the first of the skyscrapers planned at the 14-acre Schuylkill Yards megaproject, which is developed by Brandywine Realty Trust. The building was designed by Practice for Architecture and Urbanism, which has also designed the vibrant red 3001 John F. Kennedy Boulevard that will rise to the east. The building will house retail and 326 residential units, which will be serviced by a large amenity terrace. The building will also feature office and lab space on the podium floors.