West Philadelphia



3200 Arch Street (aka 3201 Cuthbert Street). Credit: Robert A.M. Stern Architects via the Civic Design Review

YIMBY Shares Extensive Renderings and Floor Plans for Drexel’s 3201 Cuthbert Street in University City, West Philadelphia

Last month, YIMBY shared renderings and project details for Drexel University’s 12-story, half-million-square-foot mixed-use building proposed at 3201 Cuthbert Street (alternately 3200 Arch Street) in University City, West Philadelphia. Today YIMBY takes an in-depth look at the project’s architecture and interior organization via additional diagrams and renderings. The 252-foot-tall structure (measuring from Cuthbert Street) will house 423,450 square feet of office and life sciences laboratory space, 12,365 square feet of retail on the lower two floors, 141 parking spaces in an underground garage spanning 56,802 square feet, and 12,887 square feet of accessory areas. The project team consists of Drexel University as the owner, Gattuso Development Partners (GDP) as the developer, and Robert A.M. Stern Architects (aka RAMSA) and Kendall Heaton Associates as the architects; the team also includes the firms Thornton Tomasetti, Burohappold Engineering, James Corner Field Operations, Perroni, and West 8.

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

Facade Rises at 3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard in University City, West Philadelphia

The area to the west of the 30th Street Station in University City, West Philadelphia, is expanding significantly, where the 14-acre Schuylkill Yards project is underway. 3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, the latest tower rising in the area, has reached a new milestone as curtain wall assembly has begun. Designed by the Practice for Architecture and Urbanism and developed by Brandywine Realty Trust, the skyscraper will rise to a height of 361 feet and 28 stories.

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1252 North 52nd Street. Credit: KCA Design Associates.

Permits Issued for 1252 North 52nd Street in Carroll Park, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, six-unit multi-family building at 1252 North 52nd Street in Carroll ParkWest Philadelphia. Upon completion, the new building will include commercial space at the ground floor, a cellar, and a roof deck. The KCA Design Associates-designed building will span 9,696 square feet. Construction costs are listed at $1.06 million.

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