The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is adding yet another building to a high-rise medical services cluster taking over the southern part of University City. The CHOP Hub For Clinical Collaboration is a 377-foot-tall, 19-story building located at 3501 Civic Center Boulevard, designed by Perkins+Will, which will add 560 beds to the hospital. While the tower’s height will significantly alter the part of the skyline located in an area limited to under 400 feet, the more than 550,000 square feet of floor space will make a big impact on the area and the city.
Permits have been filed for the demolition of a two-story single-family dwelling at 3217 West Allegheny Avenue in Allegheny West, North Philadelphia. The vacant structure, which will b dismantled as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program, is located near the corner of West Allegheny Avenue and North 32nd Avenue. The gross floor area of the building is 1,200 square feet, and the cost of work for the whole operation will be $38,700. The property is owned by Jujama Group and Associates. FH Demolition is the specified contractor.
Permits have been filed for the demolition of a two-story rowhouse at 2632 Manton Street in Grays Ferry, South Philadelphia. The single-family dwelling with a red brick exterior spans a 527-square-foot footprint and is located on the south side of the block between South 26th Street and South 27th Street. The gross floor area is 1,002 square feet and the cost of the work to be done is $17,000. Ricco Construction Corp. is the specified contractor. The property is in ownership by Six Ten Partners LLC.
A five-story mixed-use residential and retail structure is proposed at 49 St. George’s Road in Ardmore, PA. The building will add 150 residences and 10,000 to 15,000 square feet of retail space to Suburban Square, completing the shopping mall’s multi-phase transformation into a mixed-use “lifestyle center.” Developer Kimco Realty Trust expects a groundbreaking late next year or at the start of 2022.
Permits have been filed for the construction of a multi-family structure at 2524 North 9th Street in Glenwood, North Philadelphia. The new structure will rise on a large vacant lot at the corner of North 9th Street and Cadwallader Street and will span a 2,584-square-foot footprint. The property is owned by Real Builders LLC.