113-121 South 19th Street. Credit: Pearl Properties/DAS Architecture

Slender Tower To Rise at 113-121 South 19th Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City

Many developments near Rittenhouse Square are about to transform the local skyline. At number four on Philly YIMBY’s Annual December Countdown is 113-121 South 19th Street, a slender tower proposed at a site that spans five properties, which will maintain their façade within the new tower’s base. This Center City tower will rise 567 feet and 49 stories high. The tower is designed by DAS Architecture and Planning and developed by Pearl Properties, which has a handful of developments in progress across the city. Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit captures the buildings that currently stand at the site.

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Rendering of the Fairview via Canno Design.

The Fairview is Complete at 2616 West Girard Avenue in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia

The Fairview, a five-story, mixed-use development, has been completed at 2616 West Girard Avenue in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia. The building brings a 2,010-square-foot ground floor retail space and 14 residential units into the neighborhood, as well as a 1,250-square-foot basement. The building is designed by CANNOdesign and developed by Argo Property Group, which has recently proposed another mixed-use building at the opposite end of the block at 2600 Girard Avenue, which Philly YIMBY reported on yesterday. Tester Construction is the project contractor.

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2621-23 Jefferson Street via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 2621-23 Jefferson Street in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the erection of a four-story, multi-family structure at 2621-23 Jefferson Street in Brewerytown, North Philadelphia. The property is situated on the north side of the block that is located between North Bailey Street and North 26th Street, across from Athletic Square Park. The building will have a footprint that spans 2,822 square feet. Rollup LLC is the listed owner.

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1826 Chestnut Street. Looking southeast. Credit: Goodman Properties

Approximately 550-Foot-Tall Tower May Rise at 1826 Chestnut Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City

The fifth-tallest building on Philly YIMBY’s Annual December Countdown is located at 1826 Chestnut Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City, a conceptual design for which recently leaked online. The details of the tower are entirely lacking, aside from the logo of Goodman Properties, the current owner and possible developer. The screenshot shows a building that rises approximately 550 feet tall around 42 stories. The tower will likely be a residential building which appears to rise from the preserved exterior of the former Aldine Theatre, now occupied by a pharmacy. As expected, Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed no signs of construction.

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