Permits have been issued for the construction of a 202-unit mixed-use building at 1650 West Girard Avenue in Francisville, North Philadelphia. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture, the building will rise seven stories tall and hold 190,478 square feet of space, with commercial space located on the ground floor and apartments above. The development will feature a green roof and a parking garage. Construction costs are projected at $26 million. Tester Construction taking is listed as the contractor.
Excavation work appears imminent for the residential building at 204 South 12th Street in Washington Square West, Center City. Designed by Bower Lewis Thower Architects and Roger Stirk Harbour + Partners, the development will feature 448 rental units and three stories of retail. The 445-foot-tall, 32-story tower will make a dramatic impact on the Philadelphia skyline when viewed from numerous angles, while white and orange highlights will give the building a unique look. The building was developed by Midwood Investments and Development, which will feature three stories of retail and 448 rental units.
Renderings have been revealed for a 57-unit multi-family development at 401-07 East Walnut Lane in East Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia. Designed by DesignBlendz, the building will rise five stories tall, with units occupying 48,816 square feet of space and consisting of one studio, 38 one-bedroom, and 18 two-bedroom apartments. The development will also include 20 bicycle spaces and a green roof.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a 15-unit mixed-use building at 2400 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington. Designed by CANNOdesign and developed by Khosla Properties, the building will rise four stories tall, with a commercial space on the ground floor and 15 residential units above. Five bicycle spaces will also be included in the project. In total, the building will hold 17,972 square feet of space and cost an estimated $2.6 million to build. Tester Construction is listed as the contractor.
Foundation work is underway for first tower of the 14-acre Schuylkill Yards megadevelopment, located at 3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by the Practice for Architecture and Urbanism and developed by Brandywine Realty Trust, the building will rise at a total height of 361 feet and 28 stories. The skyscraper is also known as Schuylkill Yards West for its placement compared to the proposed skyscraper to the east at 3001 John F. Kennedy Boulevard.