Drexel College Of Nursing And Health Professions Topped Out with Façade Work Underway in University City, West Philadelphia

The Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions (also known as the Wexford Drexel Academic Tower) at 3601 Filbert Street has joined the West Philadelphia skyline as the structure of the tower has been recently topped out. The steel frame now reaches its final height of 185 feet and 12 stories. Designed by Ballinger and developed by Wexford Science & Technology LLC, and adds significant bulk to the 14-acre uCity Square project. The structure is one of many new developments to recently rise in University City.

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Rendering of 5013 Springfield Avenue. Credit: Ambit Architecture.

Work Progresses at 5013 Springfield Avenue in Kingsessing, Southwest Philadelphia

Work is rapidly progressing on a 65-unit mixed-use development situated at 5013 Springfield Avenue in KingsessingSouthwest Philadelphia. Designed by Ambit Architecture and developed by the Metropolitan Group, the building rises five stories tall with a commercial space on the ground floor, with residential units above. A fresh food market is slated for the retail space.

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Arthaus nearly topped out. Photo by Thomas Koloski

Philadelphia YIMBY Tours Model Units at Arthaus at 311 South Broad Street in Center City

Recently, Philadelphia YIMBY toured a pair of completed model units at the 18th floor of Arthaus, a 542-foot, 47-story residential skyscraper under construction at 311 South Broad Street in Center City. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, the tower will house 108 condominium units. The property is being was developed by Dranoff Properties, which also built and owns the Symphony House high-rise located across Broad Street to the southwest.

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View of 2431 North Hancock Street. Credit: Google.

Permits Issued for 2431 North Hancock Street In West Kensington

Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-unit multi-family structure at 2431 North Hancock Street in West Kensington. Upon completion, the building will rise three stories tall. A roof deck will be situated at the top of the building and will be made accessible via a roof deck access structure. Total floor space within the building will measure 3,917 square feet. According to the permit, construction costs for the project are estimated at $205,000.

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