Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that construction work is nearing completion at a 275-unit mixed-use building underway at 4301 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects, the building will rise seven stories tall and feature 30,300 square feet of retail space on the ground floor. The residential space will total 147,562 square feet. Amenity space on the second floor will span 3,278 square feet, with 7,895 square feet of common space on the ground floor. A 6,055-square-foot roof deck will be located at the top of the building. An underground garage will hold 75 parking spaces, with two expected to be handicap accessible, one set to be van accessible, four for electric vehicles, and two interior loading spaces. Permits list Turn Key Realty as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $15 million.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has noted that there are still no signs of demolition work at a 406-car multi-level garage at the northwest corner of Filbert and North 38th streets at the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center campus at 3800 Powelton Avenue in University City, West Philadelphia. The demolition is planned as part of an extensive overhaul of the medical campus, which includes the construction of a nine-story, 481,702-square-foot parking garage in the western section of the campus superblock, which was recently constructed.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit rowhouse at 1017 West Dauphin Street near Temple University in North Philadelphia. Adjacent to a sister building proposed at house number 1019, the development will rise from a vacant lot located at the north side of the block between North 10th and North 11th streets. The new building will span 4,551 square feet and feature a basement and a roof deck. The project team will consist of Plato Marinakos of Plato Studio as the architect and Olympia Construction as the contractor.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, three-unit rowhouse at 940 North 43rd Street in Belmont, West Philadelphia. The new building, which will replace a vacant lot situated on the northwest corner of North 43rd and Otter streets, will span 3,980 square feet and feature a cellar and a roof deck. The project team will consist of JT Ran Expediting as the designer and Olympia Construction as the contractor.
Permits have been issued for the construction of the Rockefeller Group Logistics Center, an industrial development proposed at 15000 Roosevelt Boulevard in Somerton, Northeast Philadelphia, which will span a total of 656,904 square feet contained within two buildings surrounded by parking lots and landscaping. The project will span a sizable lot at the northern corner of Roosevelt Boulevard and Southampton Road, where the Philadelphia State Hospital at Byberry once stood. For Building 1, permits list a floor area of 318,696 square feet and a construction cost of $28.6 million. For Building 2, permits list a floor area of 338,208 square feet and a construction cost of $29.9 million. The design team consists of the Rockefeller Group and PCCP, LLC as the developers, NORR as the architect, Pennoni Associates as the civil engineer, and IMC Construction as the general contractor.