A three-story, four-unit condominium has been completed at 2509 Grays Ferry Avenue in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia. Designed by Gnome Architects, the structure stands at an angled lot at the junction of Grays Ferry Avenue and South 25th Street, facing the intersection with Christian Street. The development spans 5,624 square feet, lending an average of around 1,400 square feet per residential unit. Permits list Point Builders Design Concepts as the contractor and a construction cost of $285,000.
Construction work is beginning to make headway at The Standard At Philadelphia, a high-rise development underway at 119 South 31st Street in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by Cube3, the new tower will stand 19 stories and approximately 210 feet all. The structure will hold 280 residential units, targeted towards student housing, as well as 37 parking spaces to serve these residential units. Permits list the cost of construction at $50 million.
Construction is making steady progress at 3.0 University Place, a major commercial develop situated at 4101-23 Market Street, on the fringe of University City, West Philadelphia. The building rise eight stories tall and yield 272,294 square feet of space, with the ground floor housing retail space. The upper floors will hold office and laboratory space. A green roof will be situated atop the building.
Construction has been completed at a four-story, six-unit apartment building at 1721 North 21st Street in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia, near Temple University. Designed by Designblendz, the structure replaces a vacant lot on the east side of the block between Cecil B. Moore and West Montgomery avenues. The building rises from a 2,480-square-foot footprint and offers 10,803 square feet of interior space, which lends a generous average of around 1,800 square feet per apartment. Permits list Structure Labs as the structural engineer, Hutec Engineering as the MEP engineer, and GRIT Construction as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $1.1 million.
Construction looks ready to begin at the foundation of the 315-foot-tall, 28-story tower planned at 1620 Sansom Street, where excavation work will soon be complete. The residential tower will rise in the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood of Center City, three blocks to the south of Liberty Place. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz, which has designed The Laurel Rittenhouse and The Murano, and developed by Southern Land Company, which is also behind The Laurel, the project will consist of retail and residential space, with 306 units to be located inside the skyscraper.