1721 North 21st Street

Construction Complete at Six-Unit Building at 1721 North 21st Street Near Temple University in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia

Construction has been completed at a four-story, six-unit apartment building at 1721 North 21st Street in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia, near Temple University. Designed by Designblendz, the structure replaces a vacant lot on the east side of the block between Cecil B. Moore and West Montgomery avenues. The building rises from a 2,480-square-foot footprint and offers 10,803 square feet of interior space, which lends a generous average of around 1,800 square feet per apartment. Permits list Structure Labs as the structural engineer, Hutec Engineering as the MEP engineer, and GRIT Construction as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $1.1 million.

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1620 Sansom Street. Credit: Solomon Cordwell Buenz

Excavation Nearly Complete at 1620 Sansom Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City

Construction looks ready to begin at the foundation of the 315-foot-tall, 28-story tower planned at 1620 Sansom Street, where excavation work will soon be complete. The residential tower will rise in the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood of Center City, three blocks to the south of Liberty Place. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz, which has designed The Laurel Rittenhouse and The Murano, and developed by Southern Land Company, which is also behind The Laurel, the project will consist of retail and residential space, with 306 units to be located inside the skyscraper.

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Work Wraps Up On ANOVA UCity Square At 3700 Lancaster Avenue In University City, West Philadelphia

Construction work is essentially complete at ANOVA UCity Square, a 463-unit mixed-use development located at 3700 Lancaster Avenue in University CityWest Philadelphia. Designed by Lessard Design and developed by GMH Capital Partners and Wexford Science and Technology, the building stands six stories tall, with retail space along Lancaster Avenue and apartments above. The building is a part of the greater uCity Square megadevelopment, which is set to become one of the most major office and laboratory hubs in the city. A total of 157 parking spaces are also included within the project.

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3151 Market Street via Brandywine Realty

Permits Issued for 3151 Market Street in University City, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a 14-story mixed-use commercial tower at 3151 Market Street in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by Gensler and developed by Brandywine Realty Trust, the building will yield 495,000 square feet, rising as part of the massive Schuylkill Yards development. A lobby and retail space will occupy the majority of the ground floor. Office and laboratory space will be situated on the floors above, adding much-needed lab space to the University City market. The tower also feature a green roof. Permits list construction costs at just over $41 million.

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Rendering of 419 Bainbridge Street. Credit: Bernardon.

New Renderings Revealed for 419 Bainbridge Street in Queen Village, South Philadelphia

New renderings have been revealed for a 157-unit mixed-use building at 419 Bainbridge Street in Queen VillageSouth Philadelphia. Designed by Bernardon, the development will proceed by right, and will stand seven stories tall upon completion. Two commercial spaces will be situated on the ground floor along Bainbridge Street. The building will feature a roof deck and parking for 35 cars and 82 bicycles.

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