Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has confirmed that foundation work has started for a four-story, 115-unit residential building at 139 North 23rd Street in Logan Square, Center City. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by the PMC Property Group (which is also specified as the contractor), the building will span a 43,590-square-foot ground footprint and contain 122,576 square feet of interior space, and will feature full sprinkling, a green roof accessible to residents, as well as an underground garage with space for 42 cars. The development team was permitted to include the current unit count via green roof and mixed-income density bonuses. Construction costs are specified at $35 million.
The 7th place on Philadelphia YIMBY’s December 2021 Development Countdown goes to the 460-foot-tall, 32-story office tower planned at 1301 Market Street in Market East, Center City, half a block to the east of City Hall. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and developed by the Oliver Tyrone Pulver Corporation, the building will yield over 700,000 square feet, with floor plates at the lower levels measuring over 25,000 square feet and those at the upper floors at over 17,000 square feet.
Construction is underway at the six-story, 19-unit multi-family building at 225-27 North 12th Street in Chinatown, Center City. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture and developed by R+M Development Partners, the project will feature 16,363 square feet of interior space. the development will offer seven bicycle spaces as well as six off-site parking spaces, with one set to be van accessible. Tester Construction Group is the contractor. Project costs are listed at cost $2.9 million.
Foundation work appears complete for the four-story, six-unit building at 245 North 12th Street in Chinatown, Center City. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture and developed by R+M Development Partners, with the Tester Construction Group as the contractor, the development will rise from a 1,776-square-foot footprint and contain 7,661 square feet of interior floor space. The roof deck promises to offer dramatic views of the skyline, given the structure’s future prominence. Other features will include full sprinkling, six off-site parking spaces, and parking for seven bicycles. Construction costs are listed at $1 million.
The 8th place on Philadelphia YIMBY’s December 2021 Development Countdown goes to the 22-story Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia‘s medical tower, planned at the tentative address of 3401 Civic Center Boulevard in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by ZGF Architects and Ballinger, the building has also been previously referred to as the CHOP University City Tower and was at one point described as rising 380 feet tall. Development cost is estimated at $1.9 billion.