1283 South 9th Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. March 2022

Construction Complete at Wharton Flats in Passyunk Square, South Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has confirmed the completion of Wharton Flats, a five-story mixed-use development at 1283 South 9th Street in Passyunk SquareSouth Philadelphia. Developed by Hightop Real Estate and Development, the complex features 5,400 square feet of commercial space, 21 apartments, and three townhomes. The building is a significant addition to the iconic intersection that is home to Pat’s King of Steaks and and Geno’s Steaks, two of Philadelphia’s signature cheesesteak restaurants.

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CHOP Hub for Clinical Collaboration 3501 Civic Center Boulevard. Credit: Perkins+Will

Crane Removal Underway at CHOP Hub for Clinical Collaboration in University City, West Philadelphia

The $4 billion Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia expansion is underway at 3501 Civic Center Boulevard in University City, West Philadelphia, and one of the buildings within the project will soon complete construction. Designed by Perkins + Will, the CHOP Hub for Clinical Collaboration rises just to the south of the CHOP Buerger Center. The building rises 377 feet and 19 floors high.

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1808 North 18th Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. April 2022

Construction Underway at 1814 North 18th Street in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed that construction is well underway at 1814 North 18th Street in the Cecil B. Moore neighborhood of North Philadelphia near Temple University. The building sits near the corner of North 18th Street and West Montgomery Avenue. The site is located on the west side of the block between West Montgomery Avenue and West Berks Street.

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