At number 19 on Philly YIMBY’s December Development Countdown is CHOP’s Roberts Center For Pediatric Research Phase 3, a 350-foot-tall, 21-story tower proposed at 730 Schuylkill Avenue. The building is a part of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s four-tower master plan in the Schuylkill section of Grays Ferry, South Philadelphia. The site sits directly to the southwest of the 375-foot-tall CHOP Roberts Center for Pediatric Research at 734 Schuylkill Avenue, which was completed in May 2017. Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, the architect for Phase 1, is likely to be the designer for the new tower.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, 31-unit mixed-use structure at 2155-61 North 2nd Street in Norris Square, North Philadelphia. Designed by Harman Deutsch Architecture, the structure will include a ground floor commercial space spanning 2,300 square feet.
Permits have been filed for the construction of a single-family dwelling at 1846 North 4th Street in Norris Square, North Philadelphia. The property sits on the west side of the block between Cadwallader Street and West Berks Street. The building will have a footprint of 588 square feet. The attached structure will include a roof deck with a roof access structure. Philadelphia Housing Authority is the listed owner.
Southern University City is growing increasingly crowded with high-rise hospital buildings, with the latest being the 343-foot-tall, 17-story Pavilion at 300 South 33rd Street. Designed by Foster + Partners as part of the Penn Medicine campus, the 1.5-million-square-foot structure makes a massive contribution to densifying the west side of the city and ranks at number 19 on Philly YIMBY’s December 2020 Development Countdown. The broad building stands out on the skyline with its eye-catching, curvy design. The development cost approximately $1.5 billion. Our recent site visit revealed that the exterior is complete, with interior work nearly finished, as well.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a six-story multi-family structure situated at 502 Wood Street in Old City, a historic neighborhood located in Center City. Designed by JKRP Architects, the building will hold 50 residential units with 13 total parking spots, two of which will be reserved as car share spaces. The building will total 55,470 square feet of space.