Arthaus from Pine Street. Photo by Thomas Koloski

Cladding Nearly Complete at Arthaus in Washington Square West, Center City

The exterior is nearly complete at Arthaus at 311 South Broad Street, one of the tallest condominium buildings in Philadelphia. The new skyscraper, located in the Washington Square West neighborhood of Center City, rises to a height of 542 feet and 47 stories. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Dranoff Properties, the tower will feature 108 condo units and already makes a dramatic impact on the Philadelphia skyline, as it it situated in a prominent location close to various landmarks along Broad Street.

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Rendering of 150 West Berks Street. Credit: Cecil Baker + Partners.

Renderings Revealed for 150 West Berks Street in Olde Kensington

Renderings have been revealed for a large mixed-use building at 150 West Berks Street in Olde Kensington. Designed by Cecil Baker + Partners and developed by Urban Conversions, the structure will stand seven stories tall, with multiple commercial spaces on the ground floor along Berks Street. In total, the building will yield 147,938 square feet of space. The structure will feature 152 residential units, most of which will be located on the upper floors, with two units situated on the ground floor. A partially covered area on the ground level will feature 42 parking spaces.

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Rendering of 1359 Frankford Avenue. Credit: NORR.

1359 Frankford Avenue Goes Before Civic Design Review in Fishtown

A mixed-use development proposed at 1359 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown is going before the Civic Design Review. Designed by NORR, the building will rise four stories tall, with three commercial spaces on the ground floor/basement level along the Frankford Avenue side of the building. The upper floors will hold 61 apartments. There will not be any parking included with he development, though the project will include space for 21 bicycles.

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Rendering of 1120 Frankford Avenue. Credit: BLT Architects.

1120 Frankford Avenue Goes Before Civic Design Review In Fishtown

A new mixed-use development called The Frankford, which is proposed at 1120 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington, is going before the Civic Design Review. Designed by BLT Architects and developed by US Construction, the new building will rise five stories tall. On the ground floor, there will be 7,166 square feet of commercial space. The building will yield 150 residential units, spanning 83,372 square feet of space. There will not be any car parking included with the project, but the building will offer space for 50 bicycles.

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Rendering of The Standard At Philadelphia at 119 South 31st Street. Rendering credit: CUBE 3

YIMBY Shares an Encore of Construction Photos for The Standard at Philadelphia in University City, West Philadelphia

A few days ago, Philly YIMBY shared a construction update for The Standard At Philadelphia, a 209-foot-tall, 19-story residential tower under construction at 119 South 31st Street in University CityWest Philadelphia. Designed by CUBE 3 and developed by Landmark Properties, the 362,117-square-foot structure will rise from a narrow, through-block lot stretching between South 30th and South 31st streets, and will house 280 residential units geared toward university students. Our recent visit has revealed that on-site demolition has been completed and foundation work is currently in progress. Today we share another look at the construction progress and how it affects the unusual and varied conditions that flank the site on three sides.

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