One Cathedral Square. Credit: Solomon Cordwell Buenz

Cathedral Square Phase One Takes Shape at 222 North 17th Street in Logan Square, Center City

The first phase of the Cathedral Square development is underway and rising at 222 North 17th Street in Logan Square, Center City. The building, at this time known as Cathedral Square Phase 1, will rise 245 feet and 23 stories tall. The tower is designed by Solomon Cornwell Buenz, which had also designed the Murano condominium and The Laurel Rittenhouse, which is currently under construction. The two-tower complex is being developed by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Exeter Property Group, which will span much of the city block that is situated three blocks to the north of the Comcast Center.

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Rendering of 1901-19 East York Street. Credit: LRK.

Permits Issued for 127-Unit Building at 1901-19 East York Street in East Kensington

Permits have been issued for the construction of a 127-unit multi-family development at 1901-19 East York Street in East Kensington. Designed by LRK, the building will rise 72 feet and six stories tall. Artist studios and artisan industries will be located at the ground floor. In total, the building will hold 115,293 square feet of space. The project will include 28 parking spaces, with two set for electric vans, two accessible spaces, and one regular van space. Additionally, the building will also include 46 bike spaces. A green roof and roof deck will be located at the top of the structure. Construction costs are estimated at $20.4 million.

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Current view of 3911-19 North 3rd Street. Credit: Google.

Permits Issued for 12-Unit Building at 3911-19 North 5th Street in Hunting Park, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for a mixed-use renovation of an existing building at 3911-19 North 5th Street in Hunting ParkNorth Philadelphia. Two commercial space will be located on the ground floor, with 12 residential units located above. The development will include an addition at the rear of the third floor, which will add extra residential space. Currently, the building houses 18,066 square feet of space, which will be expanded to 19,011 square feet upon completion. Construction costs are estimated at $400,000.

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Top of Arthaus. Photo by Thomas Koloski

Crane Removed From Arthaus At 311 South Broad Street In Washington Square West, Center City

The large crane that was attached to the south side of Arthaus at 311 South Broad Street in Center City has been removed from the structure. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Dranoff Properties, the 47-story tower stands 542 feet high and will have 108 condominium units, with leasing already underway. The tower has grown into the skyline over the past year and is looking close to completion.

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Rendering of 801 North 19th Street. Credit: NORR.

Renderings Revealed for 801 North 19th Street in Francisville, North Philadelphia

Renderings have been revealed for a large 115-unit multi-family development at 801 North 19th Street at the so-called Francisville Triangle site in FrancisvilleNorth Philadelphia. Designed by NORR, the building will rise five stories tall and will feature will total 104,596 square feet of interior space, with units ranging from 498 to 1,004 square feet. The basement will hold 52 parking spaces for the residents. An amenity area will be situated at the fifth floor.

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