2552-56 North 3rd Street. Credit: Gnome Architects.

Renderings Revealed for 2552-56 North 3rd Street in West Kensington

Renderings have been revealed for a six-story, 64-unit mixed-use development at 2552-56 North 3rd Street in West Kensington. Designed by Gnome Architects, the structure will feature two commercial spaces on the ground floor, totaling 3,868 square feet. The upper floors will contain 54,043 square feet of residential space. A 5,924-square-foot parking garage will yield space for 21 cars (one space being ADA compliant and van accessible). Te project will also feature 22 bicycle spaces.

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314 South 46th Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. January 2023

Construction Complete at Shepherd Lofts at 314 South 46th Street in Cedar Park, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has confirmed that construction work has been completed at Shepherd Lofts, a four-story, 25-unt residential renovation project at 314 South 46th Street in Garden CourtWest Philadelphia. Designed by Interface Studio Architects (ака ISA), the project transforms the prewar building of the Good Shepherd Community Church, situated on the west side of the block between Spruce and Pine streets, into residential space, and adds a new four-story structure in its former courtyard. The development spans 17,768 square feet, of which 7,743 square feet are identified as a new addition. Permits list the Ferraro Construction Group as the contractor and indicate a construction cost of $2 million.

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia New Inpatient Tower. Credit: Ballinger / ZGF / AEI via the Civic Design Review

Site Prep Progresses at CHOP New Patient Tower in University City, West Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has not4eed sustained construction prep work at the future site of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia‘s 434-foot-tall, 26-story New Patient Tower (aka Inpatient Tower) at 3501 Civic Center Boulevard (alternately 515 Osler Circle) in the Medical District in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by Ballinger, with ZGF Architects as the consultant and interiors/clinical architects, the 1.4 million-square-foot facility will provide around 480 patient beds and a variety of medical services. The $1.9 billion project makes up a significant portion of CHOP’s $3.4 billion ongoing development plan.

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1000-02 Spring Garden Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. January 2023

Foundations Underway at 1000 Spring Garden Street in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has discovered that foundation work has largely been completed at an eight-story, 21-unit mixed-use development at 1000 Spring Garden Street in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia. Designed by Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture and developed by KT Investments, the building will span 19,504 square feet and feature commercial space (likely at the ground floor), elevator service, bicycle storage, a roof deck, and full sprinkling. Permits list LIU Construction as the contractor and a construction cost of $2.25 million.

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