Rendering of Amy Gutmann Hall at 3317-33 Chestnut Street. Credit: Lake Flato Architects.

Construction Starts at Amy Gutmann Hall in UPenn in University City, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has noted the start of construction work at Amy Gutmann Hall at 3317-23 Chestnut Street in University CityWest Philadelphia. Designed by Lake Flato Architects, with KSS Architects as the architect of record and Ground Control Collaborative as landscape designer, the building will rise six stories and span 115,954 square feet, and will feature classrooms, collaborative spaces for student projects, and a data science hub. The total construction cost is specified at $68.3 million.

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Rendering of 4519 Chestnut Street. Credit: SITIO Architecture + Urbanism.

Cladding Nearly Finished at 4519 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has noted that construction has topped out at a 327-unit multi-family development at 4519 Chestnut Street in Spruce HillWest Philadelphia. Designed by SITIO Architecture + Urbanism, the building is projected to rise six stories tall and span 223,848 square feet. Project features include parking for 92 cars and 154 bicycles.

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1409 North 21st Street. Credit: Google.

Permits Issued for 1409 North 21st Street in Sharswood, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a multi-family building located at 1409 North 21st Street in SharswoodNorth Philadelphia. Designed by MidAtlantic Engineering Partners, the new building will rise four stories and will hold 24 residential units and parking for 17 cars (one accessible) and eight bicycles. In total, the structure will span 33,322 square feet.

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Rendering of 4240 Chestnut Street. Credit: DAS Architects.

Construction Progresses at 4240 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed sustained construction progress at a seven-story, 128-unit mixed-use development at 4240 Chestnut Street in Spruce HillWest Philadelphia. Designed by DAS Architects, the structure is located on the south side of the block between South 42nd and South 43rd streets. The development will span 141,928 square feet, of which nearly 40,000 square feet will be used as office. Apartment sizes will likely average at just below 800 square feet each. Permits list Intercultural Family Services as the owner, Morris Clarke as the design professional, and HC Pody Company as the contractor. Construction costs are indicated at $15.3 million.

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