3838-52 Pechin Street. Building elevations. Credit: 3GHC Architects and Ruggiero Plante Land Design via the City of Philadelphia

Permits Issued for 3838-52 Pechin Street in Manayunk, Northwest Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, 15-unit apartment building at 3838-52 Pechin Street in Manayunk, Northwest Philadelphia. The development will replace an overgrown lot at a hilltop site at the east side of the block between Ridge Avenue and Hermit Street. Designed by 3GHC Architects and Ruggiero Plante Land Design, the project will span 11,790 square feet and will feature parking for six vehicles. Permits list 2nd Story Renovations as the contractor and a construction cost of $2 million.

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12+Sansom at 123-27 South 12th Street. Rendering credit: Studios Architecture

Construction Underway at 12+Sansom at 123 South 12th Street in Midtown Village, Center City

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has discovered that construction work has made significant headway at 12+Sansom, a 240-foot-tall, 20-story residential high-rise under construction at 123 South 12th Street (alternately 123-27 South 12th Street) in Midtown Village, Center City. The 370,860-square-foot project will offer 399 rental units and 10,844 square feet of retail, which will massively improve upon the pedestrian experience as compared to the multi-level parking garage that previously stood at the location. The project team consists of Studios Architecture as the design architect, BLT Architects as the architect of record, Greystar Real Estate Partners as the developer, and Clemens Construction Company as the contractor. The construction cost is specified at $132.25 million.

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33 North 22nd Street. Credit: Solomon Cordwell Buenz.

Construction Still Pending at 33 North 22nd Street in Center City West

A recent visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has revealed no signs of construction nor construction preparations of any sort at our recent visit to the site of the 328-foot-tall, 29-story residential tower proposed at 33 North 22nd Street in Center City West, even though a construction permit was issued last November. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by the PMC Property Group (which is also listed as the contractor), the building will span 456,380 square feet and offer 341 apartments as well as a garage for use both by the building’s residents as well as customers of the adjacent Trader Joe’s supermarket, which currently uses the outdoor parking lot at the building site, which remained in operation at the time of our visit. Permits list a construction cost of $136 million.

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Jefferson Health Specialty Care Pavilion at East Market Phase 3. Credit: National Real Estate Development

Cladding Nearly Finished at Jefferson Specialty Care Pavilion in Market East, Center City

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has captured the latest construction progress at the dazzling, blue-glass-walled Jefferson Specialty Care Pavilion rising at 1101 Chestnut Street in Market EastCenter City. The building, rises 364 feet and 23 stories (19 stories if excluding mechanical floors) and comprises the bulk of East Market Phase 3, the final component of the mixed-use, multi-block East Market development. The $762 million medical facility, the single largest real estate investment in nearly 200-year history of Jefferson Health, will span around 462,000 square feet and feature over 300 examination rooms, as well as 58 infusion chairs, ten operating rooms, six endoscopy rooms, imaging and lab services, a pharmacy, and more. The development team consists of Ennead Architects and Stantec as designers, Jefferson Health and National Real Estate Development as developers, and a joint venture of LF Driscoll and Hunter Roberts Construction Group as contractors.

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187 West Norris Street

Construction Complete at 187 West Norris Street in Norris Square

In August 2020, YIMBY reported that permits had been filed for a three-story, single-family rowhouse at 187 West Norris Street in Norris Square. Since that time, construction has been completed on the project. The structure replaces a vacant lot on the north side of the block between West Hancock and Palethorp streets. Designed by RKM Architects, the building spans 3,105 square feet (as per the permit) and features three bedrooms, five bathrooms, a basement, and a roof deck. Permits list Point Builders Design Concepts as the contractor.

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