West Philadelphia


4200 Market Street. Credit: JKRP Architects.

Renderings Revealed For 4200 Market Street In Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia

Renderings have been revealed for a new mixed-use development located at 4200 Market Street in Spruce HillWest Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects, the new building will rise six stories tall, with a mix of commercial and residential space. Retail will be be located on the ground floor of the development fronting Market Street and 42nd Street, spanning 22,511 square feet, while most of the remaining area will be occupied by 20,000 square feet of parking space. 2,707 square feet of space will be reserved for “residential common spaces.” Other amenity spaces will be located at the second floor (3,920 square feet) as well as at a roof deck atop the structure (5,000 square feet of space). In total, there will be 352 residential units within the structure. 104 accessory parking spaces will be included within the project to help serve these units, including five handicap space, a van accessible space, and three interior loading spaces.

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4049 West Girard Avenue. Credit: Google.

Permits Issued For 4049 West Girard Avenue In East Parkside, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a new mixed-use development at 4049 West Girard Avenue in East ParksideWest Philadelphia. Upon completion, the new building will rise four stories, while also aging a basement. There will be a commercial space located at the ground floor, with five residents units on upper floors (each being an apartment). In total the structure will span 5,544 square feet of space, while costing an estimated $554,400 to construct according to the permit.

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

Renderings Unveiled for Drexel’s Life Sciences Building at 3201 Cuthbert Street in University City, West Philadelphia

A recent Civic Design Review submission has revealed a set of new renderings for a 12-story, approximately half-million-square-foot mixed-use building proposed at 3201 Cuthbert Street (alternately 3200 Arch Street) at the Drexel University campus in University City, West Philadelphia. 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 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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3817 Spruce Street substation. Credit: O Z Collaborative via the City of Philadelphia

Permits Issued for Substation at 3817 Spruce Street at UPenn in University City, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a single-story substation structure at 3817 Spruce Street at the University of Pennsylvania campus in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by Pennoni Associates and O Z Collaborative, the structure, officially known as Replacement Substation #4, will be located at the interior of the superblock bound by Spruce Street to the south, Walnut Street to the north, South 38th Street to the east, and South 40th Street to the west, and will span 1,880 square feet. Permits list HSC Builders & Construction as the contractor and a construction cost of $3.3 million.

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