6435-45 Media Street. Credit: Google Maps

Permits Issued for 42-Unit Building at 6435-45 Media Street in Carroll Park, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, 42-unit mixed-use building at 6435-45 Media Street in Carroll Park, West Philadelphia. The structure will be located at the northeast corner of Media and North 65th streets and will span a 16,775-square-foot footprint. The 43,729-square-foot interior will include two commercial spaces at the ground level, as well as 1,596 square feet of A-3 assembly (“worship, recreation, amusement, other”) space. Features include full sprinkling and a roof deck, which promises to offer sweeping city views due to the structure’s prominence. The project includes ground-level parking for 17 cars as well as 14 bicycles. Designblendz will likely serve as the project architect, given that the firm’s Scott Woodruff is listed as the design professional. Permits also specify Rodney Allen of Allen Management LLC as the contractor and a construction cost of $7 million.

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19-27 South 8th Street. Credit: Parkway Corporation

Development Pending at Nearly 15,000-Square-Foot Lot at 19-27 South 8th Street in Market East, Center City

Developer and parking lot operator Parkway Corporation is currently looking for opportunities to redevelop a 14,495-square-foot parking lot at 19-27 South 8th Street in Market East, Center City. There appear to be no active proposal currently planned for the site, as no permits have been filed and the property is listed in the developer’s “opportunities” section. As with many of Parkway’s other parking lots, it appears that the operator/developer is looking for an anchor tenant and/or a development partner. Under the current zoning, the site may accommodate a high-rise proposal standing 30 stories or taller

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3501 Civic Center Boulevard. Photo by Jamie Meller. December 2021.

The 9th Place on Philly YIMBY’s December Countdown Goes to the CHOP Hub for Clinical Collaboration in University City, West Philadelphia

The 9th place on Philadelphia YIMBY’s December 2021 Development Countdown goes to the 377-foot-tall, 19-story CHOP Hub for Clinical Collaboration at 3501 Civic Center Boulevard in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by Perkins+Will, the building is a part of a $3.4-billion expansion for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and will connect to the existing hospital complex.

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300 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard. Credit: Handel Architects

Permits Issued for 24-Story Tower at 300 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard in Northern Liberties

Permits have been issued for the construction of a massive high-rise tower located at 300 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard in Northern Liberties on the Delaware River waterfront. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by The Durst Organization, the tower will rise 316 feet and 24 stories tall, and will hold 345,301 square feet of interior space. The ground floor will feature commercial space, while the upper portion of the structure will house 360 apartments. A garage situated within the building will offer parking to building residents. The development will also include the construction of a new park next door. The project is expected to cost $131.8 million to build.

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26 South 42nd Street. Looking northwest. Credit: Google Street View

Permits Issued for 63-Unit Building at 26 South 42nd Street in University City, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a seven-story, 63-unit mixed-use building at 26 South 42nd Street in University City, West Philadelphia. The structure will be situated on the west side of the block between Ludlow and Chestnut streets. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture, he structure will span a footprint of 8,241 square feet and hold 56,664 square feet of interior space. In addition to residences, the development will include 4,828 square feet of retail space and 741 square feet of assembly space (listed as “worship, recreation, amusement, [or] other”). Permits list Sisko Inc. as the owner, Sergio Coscia as the design professional, and IMC Construction as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $6.8 million.

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