Excavation Nears Completion for Thomas Jefferson Specialty Care Pavilion at 1101 Chestnut Street in Market East, Center City

At number 12 on Philly YIMBY’s Annual Development Countdown is the Thomas Jefferson Specialty Care Pavilion, a 372-foot-tall, 24-story tower underway at 1101 Chestnut Street in the rapidly growing Market East neighborhood in Center City. Designed by Ennead Architects and Stantec and developed by National Realty Corp., the sleek glass tower will bring a modern presence to the area and feature over 426,000 square feet of medical office space, which will be occupied by Jefferson Health. The building is part of the two-tower East Market Phase 3 project, which will also feature a 329-foot-tall, 25-story residential tower at 1153 Chestnut Street to the west. Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit revealed that excavation is almost complete for the 712,000-square-foot-plus complex.

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752-54 South 16th Street. Looking west. Credit: Google

Permits Filed For a 12-Unit Structure at 752-54 South 16th Street In Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, 12-unit multi-family structure at 752-54 South 16th Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia. The building will span a 4,300-square-foot footprint and hold 18,348 square feet of space as well as four bicycle spaces and a roof deck. The development utilizes a mixed-income bonus. Hunter Investments LLC is the listed owner. Construction costs for the project are estimated at $1,701,000.

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Riverwalk towers. Credit: PMC Property Group

Riverwalk North Tower Interiors Underway, South Tower Nearing Halfway Point in Center City West

One of the most visible projects in progress in Center City is the two-towered Riverwalk development at 60 North 23rd Street, which rank at number 13 on Philly YIMBY’s December Development Countdown. The project is designed by Gensler and the developed by PMC Property Group, which is behind a number of projects in the surrounding Center City West neighborhood. The 315-foot-tall, 28-story north tower is topped out and the south tower, which will stand 362 feet and 32 floors tall, is nearing the halfway point. The two hulking towers, located just to the west of the Schuylkill River and the Schuylkill Trail, already dominate the area. Both towers rise from a massive base that was originally planned to be connected by a glass covered sky bridge. The development will bring a total of 711 residential units, with 331 units in the north tower and 380 units in the south tower.

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Renderings Revealed for a Massive Development at 2621-67 Frankford Avenue in East Kensington

Just under two days ago, Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture revealed the renderings for a massive residential development proposed at 2621-67 Frankford Avenue in East Kensington. The firm showcased the design a series of renderings, which are part of a package submitted to the city for a Civic Design Review, via Instagram, without any additional details. At the moment, little is known about the development’s latest design iteration, except that the the building, developed by Grand Street Development, will rise six stories, include ground-level retail, and hundreds of residential units, making it one of the largest proposals in the area.

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