4233 Chestnut Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. May 2022

Construction Complete at SOLO on Chestnut in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction is complete at SOLO on Chestnut at 4301 Chestnut Street in Spruce HillWest Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects, the building rises seven stories tall and feature 30,300 square feet of retail space on the ground floor. The residential space totals 147,562 square feet. Amenity space on the second floor spans 3,278 square feet, with 7,895 square feet of common space on the ground floor. A 6,055-square-foot roof deck is located at the top of the building. An underground garage holds 75 parking spaces, with two expected to be handicap accessible, one set to be van accessible, four for electric vehicles, and two reserved for interior loading spaces.

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Rendering of 4519 Chestnut Street. Credit: SITIO Architecture + Urbanism.

Construction Progresses at 4519 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBU has revealed new construction progress at the site of a proposed 327-unit multi-family development at 4519 Chestnut Street in Spruce HillWest Philadelphia. Designed by SITIO Architecture + Urbanism, the building is projected to rise six stories tall and span 223,848 square feet. Features include parking for 92 cars and 154 bicycles.

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4251 Sansom Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. May 2022

Completion Nears at 4251 Sansom Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has discovered that construction is nearing completion at a three-story, four-unit multi-family building at 4251 Sansom Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia. The structure replaces an ornate two-story prewar rowhouse located on the north side of the block between South 42nd and South 43rd streets. The new building rises from a 1,780-square-foot footprint, holds 5,613 square feet of interior space, translating to a spacious 1,403 square feet per apartment, and features full sprinkling. Permits list Charnelle Hicks as the owner, Kevin Korejko as the design professional, and Northeast Builders LLC as the contractor.

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W/Element Hotel, Arthaus, and City Hall. Photo by Thomas Koloski

Occupancy Imminent at Arthaus in Washington Square West, Center City

In Washington Square West, Arthaus at 311 South Broad Street has become the latest addition to the Philadelphia skyline. The nearly completed tower rises to a height of 542 feet and 47 stories and will feature 108 condominium units, along with ample amenity space and retail. The building, which stand somewhat apart from the main Center City skyline, was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, which has also crafted buildings such as the BNY Mellon Center and One Vanderbilt, and developed by Dranoff Properties.

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