113-121 South 19th Street. Credit: Pearl Properties/DAS Architecture

567-Foot-Tall Skyscraper Revealed at 113-121 South 19th Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City

The Rittenhouse Square area is poised for dramatic skyline changes in the coming years, where the 599-foot-tall Laurel is the city’s tallest under-construction building. Yesterday, a Civic Design Review document revealed Pearl Properties’ plan for a 567-foot-tall tower at 113-121 South 19th Street. The svelte, 567-foot-tall, 49-story, 267,874-square-foot skyscraper will incorporate existing historic buildings into the base and will include 30,180 square feet of commercial space at the lower floors and 183 residential units above. DAS Architecture and Planning is the project architect.

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Demolition Permits Filed for 9065 Pine Road in Bustletown, Northeast Philadelphia

Demolition permits have been filed for a two-story detached house at 9065 Pine Road in the Bustletown neighborhood in Northeast Philadelphia. The suburban-style house sits on a large, verdant property and likely dates to the prewar period. The plot sits close to the corner of Pine Road and Christopher Drive, about 400 feet away from the city’s western border. The property is under ownership of Neil H. Horner.

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Permits Filed for 2210 North Hancock Street in Norris Square, North Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the construction of a single-family structure at 2210 North Hancock Street in the Norris Square neighborhood of North Philadelphia. The building will replace a vacant grass with a wooden fence along the sidewalk. The site faces the T-shaped intersection of North Hancock Street and West Colona Street. The property is owned by Acevedo Andre E and Acevedo Danilo J.

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7165 Keystone Street. Credit: Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture

102-Unit Residential Building Proposed for 7165 Keystone Street in Tacony, Northeast Philadelphia

A six-story, 102-unit residential building is proposed at 7165 Keystone Street in the Tacony neighborhood in Northeast Philadelphia. A Civic Design Review document submitted by Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture earlier this year reveals the details on the 115,252-square-foot structure that will rise as an encore to the adjacent Keystone Lofts, sited in a two-story prewar industrial building. The structure will feature an industrial space at the ground floor, studio to two-bedroom apartments on the floors above, and 35 parking spaces in the rear.

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