A site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction is underway at a two-family structure at 1626 North Sydenham Street in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia. The building rises from a lot on the west side of the block between West Oxford Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue. Philadelphia Housing Authority is the listed owner.
The $4 billion Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia expansion is underway at 3501 Civic Center Boulevard in University City, West Philadelphia, and one of the buildings within the project will soon complete construction. Designed by Perkins + Will, the CHOP Hub for Clinical Collaboration rises just to the south of the CHOP Buerger Center. The building rises 377 feet and 19 floors high.
Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed that construction is well underway at 1814 North 18th Street in the Cecil B. Moore neighborhood of North Philadelphia near Temple University. The building sits near the corner of North 18th Street and West Montgomery Avenue. The site is located on the west side of the block between West Montgomery Avenue and West Berks Street.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that demolition of a three-story rowhouse has been completed at 1933 Nicholas Street in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia. The vacant, 1,200-square-foot prewar building stood on the north side of the block between North 19th Street and North 20th Street. The demolition was carried out as part of the City of Philadelphia demolition program. Chen Liang Yan and Ding Anny are the listed owners and FH Demolition is the contractor. The cost of work was specified at $15,000. A three-story, two-family building is planned at the site.
Center City continues to grow upward as multiple projects are changing Philadelphia’s core neighborhood. In Rittenhouse Square, a tower crane was recently erected at 1620 Sansom Street, where a high-rise residential tower is under construction. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by Southern Land Company, the building will rise 315 feet and 28 stories high. The tower will also feature 306 rental units and retail space on the ground floor.