3200 Capri Drive. Photo by Jamie Meller. May 2022

Construction Complete at 3200 Capri Drive in Packer Park, South Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that constriction is complete at Renaissance Estates at 3200 Capri Drive in Packer Park, South Philadelphia. The residential complex consists of four multi-family buildings, each standing four floors and featuring 20 residential units, with five units on each floor. Each building contains 31,000 square feet of space and cost $1.5 million to construct. Packer Park Partnership LLC is the developer of the project, and Insite Construction Inc. is the contractor.

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723 North 35th Street. Credit: Canno Design.

Permits Issued for 723 North 35th Street in Mantua, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a 19-unit multi-family building at 723 North 35th Street in MantuaWest Philadelphia. Two of these units come from a green roof bonus, due to the inclusion of a green roof at the top of the structure, with more six moving from a mixed-income bonus, as affordable ins are also incorporated into the project. There will be seven bike parking spaces to help serve these residential units. CANNOdesign is the firm of record for the project, which is projected to cost $2.96 million to construct.

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Jefferson University Caroline Kimmel Biomedical Research Center at 214 South 9th Street. Rendering credit: Payette

YIMBY Shares Renderings for Jefferson University Caroline Kimmel Biomedical Research Center in Washington Square West, Center City

Recently Philadelphia YIMBY shared photos of current site conditions at the future site of Jefferson University Caroline Kimmel Biomedical Research Center, an 11-story medical and laboratory building proposed at 214 South 9th Street in Washington Square West, Center City. Designed by Payette, the building will feature common areas on the lower levels and research labs on the floors above. Today we share additional renderings for the development.

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1223-45 Washington Avenue. Credit: BKV Group

Construction Anticipated at 1223-45 Washington Avenue in Hawthorne, South Philadelphia

In December 2021, YIMBY reported that permits have been issued for a 12-story, 375-unit mixed-use development at 1223-45 Washington Avenue in HawthorneSouth Philadelphia. Designed by BKV Group, the project will span 372,721 square feet and offer commercial space on the ground floor along Washington Avenue as well as a parking garage with space for 78 cars; parking will also be available for 184 bicycles. Construction costs are specified at $62 million. Since that time, no construction has yet taken place at the property, as seen in our recent site visit.

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