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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2300-24 Market Street looking southeast. Image via Breakthrough Properties and KieranTimberlake

Revised Design Revealed for 2300 Market Street in Center City West

Center City West is seeing a surge in construction, where one of the more notable developments is an overbuild proposed at 2300-24 Market Street. The original iteration was designed by Tantillo Architecture, with Lubert-Adler as the developer. The architect behind the latest design is KieranTimberlake, and Breakthrough Properties is the developer. The building was originally planned at 202 feet and 14 stories tall, but now the plans show a slightly shorter, nine-story structure. In a city meeting, four slides were presented showcasing diagrams and three new renderings of the new, distinctive design.

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Thomas Jefferson Specialty Care Pavilion (1101 Chestnut Street) via Jefferson Health

Facade Passes Halfway Point at Jefferson Specialty Care Pavilion in Market East, Center City

The Market East neighborhood of Center City is currently a hotspot for construction, with the Jefferson Specialty Care Pavilion at 1101 Chestnut Street as one of its most significant projects. Designed by Ennead Architects and Stantec and developed by Jefferson Health and National Real Estate Development, the structure stands 372 feet and 23 stories tall and will features a stunning undulating facade, Jefferson signage near the pinnacle, and a small park to the west. The large building will be a prominent addition to the neighborhood with a refreshing design.

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