Permits Filed for 2023 Oakford Street in Point Breeze, South Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for construction of a single-family structure at 2023 Oakford Street in the Point Breeze neighborhood of South Philadelphia. The structure will replace a empty lot with minor vegetation on site. Documents do state that the building will feature a roof deck. The property sits on the north side of a block between and Point Breeze Avenue and South 21st Street. The site is under the ownership of OAKFORD2023 LLC.

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200 Race Street. Credit: Ambit Architecture

Six-Story Development Anticipated at 200 Race Street in Old City, Center City

A mixed-use development is anticipated at 200 Race Street, located at the southwest corner of Race Street and North Second Street in the Old City neighborhood of Center City, a block south of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. Originally proposed to stand 230 feet and 19 stories tall, has since been downsized to 65 feet and six stories after pushback from the Philadelphia Historical Commission. Designed by Ambit Architecture and developed by Revolution Development Group, the revised iteration will contain 6,000 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor and 49 residential units above.

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Renovations Planned for International House at 3701 Chestnut Street in University City, West Philadelphia

Renovations are planned for International House, a 14-story, 221,000-square-foot tower located at 3701 Chestnut Street in University City, West Philadelphia. The Brutalist building’s number of residential units will rise from the current 346 to 400, and a grocery store will take up the ground floor. A new 14-story wing will be built on the side of the property fronting Chestnut Street, replacing a plaza. The developer, CSC Co-Living, has secured a $33 million loan for the project.

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