The Pavilion at Penn Medicine at 300 South 33rd Street in University City is a massive, and welcome, addition to West Philadelphia. Designed by Foster + Partners, the structure rises 343 feet and 17 stories tall, and holds 1.5 million square feet of interior space. Today we look at the construction process of the nearly completed building that dominates the surrounding area with its scale.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-unit multi-family building at 2501 North 7th Street in North Philadelphia East. Upon completion, the new building will rise three stories tall and will feature two decks, one on the roof and another at the rear. In total, the building will hold 3,489 square feet of space, with construction costs estimated at $180,000. Christopher Menna is listed as the project’s design professional, with JPL Construction Inc. being the project’s contractor.
The CHOP Hub for Clinical Collaboration at 3501 Civic Center Boulevard is starting to look like the projected renderings as facade work is making steady progress. Located in in University City, West Philadelphia, the massive structure is the first phase of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s expansion plan and is being built at a cost of $4 billion. Designed by Perkins+Will, the structure now stands at its final height of 377 feet and 19 stories.
Renderings have been revealed for The Marquis, a 274-unit mixed-use development at 27 South 3rd Street in Easton, PA, a city located in the greater Philadelphia metropolitan area. Designed by Bernardon, the building will rise seven stories tall, with a total of 403,685 square feet of space, including 6,192 square feet of retail space on the ground floor along 3rd Street. The apartments will feature 59 studios, 115 one-bedrooms, and 95 two-bedroom units. Five live/work units will also be included in the project, as well as 302 parking spaces.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, four-unit multi-family building at 4251 Sansom Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia. The structure will replace an ornate two-story prewar rowhouse located on the north side of the block between South 42nd and South 43rd streets. The new building will rise from a 1,780-square-foot footprint, will contain 5,613 square feet of interior space, translating to a spacious 1,403 square feet per apartment, and will feature full sprinkling. Permits list Charnelle Hicks as the owner, Kevin Korejko as the design professional, and Northeast Builders LLC as the contractor.