Jefferson Health has already made a great impact on the Market East neighborhood in Center City, yet the campus keeps expanding. In December 2017, the hospital has announced a major lease at 1101 Market Street, long known as the Aramark Tower. The expansion continues as Jefferson is planning a 400-foot Jefferson Health Care Specialty Care Pavilion at 1101 Chestnut Street with 750,000 square feet of medical office space, as well as a 329-foot-tall proposal next door at 1153 Chestnut Street, slated to contain 250,000 square feet of residential space. The two towers, collectively known as East Market Phase 3, will replace a block-spanning, mid-rise commercial and garage structure, which has been recently demolished. BLT Architects and Ennead Architects are listed as project designers.
Construction is well in progress at The Locks, located at 4590 Riverside Way at the Venice Island waterfront in Manayunk. The project includes 63 townhomes with square footage ranging from 2,100 to 3,500 feet. The project, designed by Varenhorst, is replacing what was once an overgrown vacant lot.
Permits have been filed for 138 West 57th Street in the Cobbs Creek neighborhood in West Philadelphia. Located three properties away from the corner of Sansom Street and South 57th Street, the empty lot is…
Rumors about development at the lot at 2100 Market Street at the boundary of Rittenhouse Square and Center City West have circulated for a long time, with the site being perfectly suited for a new tower. Though there has been no official announcement from Brandywine Realty Trust, the company website shows a project rendering as part of a greater graphic. The new tower will sit on a lot that measures nearly 29,000 square feet.
Permits have been filed for 2633 Annin Street in Grays Ferry, South Philadelphia. Plans call for a four-story, five-unit structure with a finished basement and rooftop deck. The new construction units will be apartments. The building will replace what is currently a vacant lot with a few trees.