3001 John F. Kennedy Boulevard (center) via Brandywine Realty Trust and Practice for Architecture and Urbanism

The 5th Place on Philly YIMBY’s December Countdown Goes to 3001 John F. Kennedy Boulevard in University City, West Philadelphia

The 5th place on Philly YIMBY’s December 2021 Development Countdown goes to the 513-foot-tall, 34-story tower proposed at 3001 John F. Kennedy Boulevard in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by Practice for Architecture and Urbanism and developed by Brandywine Realty Trust and Drexel University, the red-clad high-rise will be the latest addition to the $3.5-billion, multi-building Schuylkill Yards development currently in progress in University City, adjacent to the Drexel campus. The tower at 3001 JFK Boulevard will feature 930,000 square feet of floor space, mostly office with 6,600 square feet allocated to retail, and will aim for LEED Silver certification.

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Rendering of 933 North Penn Street. Credit: HDO Architecture.

Permits Issued for 195-Unit Building at 933 North Penn Street in Northern Liberties, Lower North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a seven-story, 195-unit mixed-use building at 933 North Penn Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia, on the Delaware River waterfront. Designed by HDO Architecture, the structure will hold 182,269 square feet of interior space, most of which will be allocated to rental apartments. A garage will provide parking for residents. Roof decks will be accessible through pilot houses. A green roof will also be included at the top of the structure.

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Rendering of 3417 West Indiana Avenue. Credit: M Architects.

Permits Issued for 176-Unit Building at 3417 West Indiana Avenue in Allegheny West, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a seven-story, 176-unit mixed-use building at 3417 West Indiana Avenue in Allegheny WestNorth Philadelphia. Designed by M Architects, the building will span 150,000 square feet of interior space and feature multiple commercial spaces on the ground floor and 74 parking spaces, with 18 to be used as compact spaces, four set to be accessible, and four more for electric vehicles. Parking for 64 bicycles will also be included. A green roof will be located atop the structure. Permits list Indiana Heights LLC and Plymouth Square Associates as the owners and ANC Builders Inc. as the contractor. Construction costs are estimated at $25 million.

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Two Cathedral Square at 227 North 18th Street. Credit: Solomon Cordwell Buenz

The 6th Place on Philly YIMBY’s December Countdown Goes to Two Cathedral Square, 227 North 18th Street in Logan Square, Center City

The 6th place on Philadelphia YIMBY’s December 2021 Development Countdown goes to the 470-foot-tall, 34-story mixed-use commercial and residential tower proposed at 227 North 18th Street in Logan Square, Center City. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by EQT Exeter, with Studio Bryan Hanes behind the landscape design, the 700,000-square-foot-plus building is part of Cathedral Square, a redevelopment master plan for the block-sized archdiocesan campus around the iconic Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. The building will offer 450,000 square feet of office space on floors two through 14. Luxury residential space will span 250,000 square feet on floors 15 through 34. The ground level will feature 4,500 square feet of retail. The development will also include parking for 200 cars as well as a bicycle storage room. The building will be serviced by eight office elevators, two residential elevators, a freight elevator, and a swing passenger-freight elevator within the residential component.

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Edgewater Apartments at 230 North 23rd Street. Credit: JKRP Architects

Excavation Underway at Edgewater Apartments at 230 North 23rd Street in Logan Square, Center City

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed that excavation is currently in progress at Edgewater Apartments, a seven-story, 180-unit residential building at 230 North 23rd Street in Logan Square, Center City. Designed by JKRP Architects, the 145,473-square-foot complex will rise 83 feet and seven stories with homes ranging from studios to two bedrooms.

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