Progress appears imminent at Broad + Pine, a 361-foot-tall, 28-story tower proposed at 337 South Broad Street at the northeast corner of Broad Street and Pine Street in Washington Square West, Center City. The building ranks at number 17 on Philly YIMBY’s December Development Countdown. Designed by Cecil Baker + Partners Architects and developed by Dranoff Properties, the tower will house 56 condominiums. The development will replace a three-story prewar building that currently stands at the site, which once housed retail and parking, with the last tenant in the building being a Starbucks coffee shop. Our recent site visit has shown that the building is now vacant, with demolition prep work possibly in progress in the interior.
Permits have been filed for the construction of a three-story multi-family structure at 1834 North 18th Street in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia, near Temple University. The property is located on the west side of the block that is situated between West Berks Street and West Montgomery Avenue. The building will have a footprint that spans 1,829 square feet. Philadelphia Housing Authority is the listed owner.
Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant two-story prewar rowhouse at 867 Moss Street in Mill Creek, West Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling is located on the east side of the block that is located between Parrish Street and Hoopes Street. The building has a footprint of 497 square feet. Octavia Hill Associates is the listed owner. NV Group Incorporated is the listed contractor.
A parking lot at 2100 Market Street in Center City West awaits construction of a 350-foot-tall, 23-story in 21M, ranking at number 18 on Philly YIMBY’s December Development Countdown. The tower is being developed by Brandywine Realty Trust and has recently received a new design by Edry McHenry Architects with a considerable height reduction. Brandywine Realty Trust has been trying to redevelop the site into a tower for a few years now, but it looks like it will soon move forward once an anchor tenant is found. While Brandywine and other media outlets have not released any information on the tower yet, a section on 21M was added to the Brandywine site showing two new renderings and vague information.
Innovator Village has broken ground at 2401 Washington Avenue in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood of South Philadelphia. Developed by Philly Living, the project will consist of 86 luxury homes within a five-story multi-family structure and a number of single-family homes. The retail portion along Washington Avenue will span 15,000 square feet of retail is included in the project along Washington Avenue.