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867 Moss Street via Google Maps

Demolition Permits Filed for 867 Moss Street in Mill Creek, West Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant two-story prewar rowhouse at 867 Moss Street in Mill Creek, West Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling is located on the east side of the block that is located between Parrish Street and Hoopes Street. The building has a footprint of 497 square feet. Octavia Hill Associates is the listed owner. NV Group Incorporated is the listed contractor.

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Interior Work Nears Completion at Pavilion at 300 South 33rd Street in University City, West Philadelphia

Southern University City is growing increasingly crowded with high-rise hospital buildings, with the latest being the 343-foot-tall, 17-story Pavilion at 300 South 33rd Street. Designed by Foster + Partners as part of the Penn Medicine campus, the 1.5-million-square-foot structure makes a massive contribution to densifying the west side of the city and ranks at number 19 on Philly YIMBY’s December 2020 Development Countdown. The broad building stands out on the skyline with its eye-catching, curvy design. The development cost approximately $1.5 billion. Our recent site visit revealed that the exterior is complete, with interior work nearly finished, as well.

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The Chestnut via SITIO Inc

The Chestnut at 3720 Chestnut Street is Complete in University City, West Philadelphia

A number of towers have risen recently in University City, including the recently completed Chestnut at 3720 Chestnut Street. At 344 feet and 29 stories in height, the building ranks at number 20 on Philly YIMBY’s December 2020 Development Countdown. Designed by SITIO Architecture + Urbanism and developed by EPG Urban Multifamily, the structure brings 420 units to the rapidly growing area, offering studios and apartments for students of the many nearby universities and colleges as well as for the general public. Cladding reached the top at the end of 2019, and Philly YIMBY’s August update showed it was stated that construction fences still lingered near the top of the building and cladding was almost finished. Since then construction has wrapped completely.

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