Rendering of 2616 South 18th Street. Credit: Design Blendz.

Site Cleared At 2616 South 18th Street In Girard Estates, South Philadelphia

Construction work is starting to make progress at 2616 South 18th Street in Girard Estates, South Philadelphia, where a new townhouse complex will soon rise. Designed by Designblendz, the complex will feature two rows of homes. Each house will stand three stories tall and have approximately two surface parking spaces bordering a drive aisle that separates the homes. There will be 22 homes in total, which is a fairly significant density boost in this location. handled the architectural work behind the project.

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139 North 23rd Street. Credit: Solomon Cordwell Buenz

Construction Rises Above Ground at 139 North 23rd Street in Logan Square, Center City

Construction work is making steady progress at 139 North 23rd Street, a large multi-family development in Logan SquareCenter City. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by PMC Property Group, the building will rise four stories tall and hold 115 apartments. Green roof and mixed-income bonuses allowed the project to reach its full density, which total 122,576 square feet. A below-grade garage will bring space for 42 vehicles. In total, permits estimate construction to cost $35 million.

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1868-74 Frankford Avenue. Photo by Jamie Meller. February 2022

Construction Nearly Complete at 1868-74 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown

Construction work is largely finished at a five-story, 21-unit mixed-use building at 1868-74 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington. The building rises on a lot bound by Frankford Avenue to the east, East Norris Street to the north, and Blair Street to the west. Designed by Paul Drzal, the structure spans 42,000 square feet and offers a ground-level fresh market and adjacent retail space (which also extends to the cellar), elevator service, full sprinkling, and eight off-street bicycle parking spaces. Permits list Bridesburg Properties LLC as the owner and Your Best Choice Construction LLC as the contractor. The construction cost is specified at $850,000.

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CHOP Hub for Clinical Collaboration from The Laurel Rittenhouse. Photo by Thomas Koloski

CHOP Hub For Clinical Collaboration Exterior Nearly Complete In University City, West Philadelphia

The CHOP Hub for Clinical Collaboration at 3501 Civic Center Boulevard, the newest addition to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia complex in University City, West Philadelphia, is looking nearly complete. Designed by Perkins+Will, the building stands 377 feet tall, with 19 high-ceiled floors. The modern structure will add over 550,000 square feet of space and 560 new beds for future patients.

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Rendering of 924 Beulah Street.

Facade Work Underway on Townhouse Complex at 710-20 Montrose Street in Bella Vista, South Philadelphia

Façade installation is making progress on a townhouse complex rising at 710-20 Montrose Street in Bella VistaSouth Philadelphia. In total, the development is bringing five new homes to the block. The development rises at the corner of Beulah Street next to the St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi Church, on a plot owned by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Each one of these homes will rise four stories tall, and hold just over 3,000 square feet of space.

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