Rendering of the project via OCF Realty.

Rendering Revealed for Broad Street Flats at 701 South Broad Street in Hawthorne, South Philadelphia

A rendering has been released for Broad Street Flats, a seven-story mixed-use building at 701 South Broad Street in Hawthorne, South Philadelphia. Located on a 9,000-square-foot lot at the southeast corner of South Broad Street and Bainbridge Street, the structure will contain ground-floor retail space and 50 residential units above. An additional four “hotel rooms” will be included in the project, likely apartments positioned as short-term rentals. Hightop Broad Acquisition is the listed owner.

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Permits Filed for Multi-Family Building at 5143 Irving Street in Walnut Hill, West Philadelphia

A zoning permit has been filed for the construction of a multi-family residential building at 5143 Irving Street in Walnut Hill, West Philadelphia. The structure will span a 2,506-square-foot footprint and will feature balconies and roof decks. No demolition permits ha yet been filed for a vacant two-story commercial structure currently located at the site. Junk Property LLC is the listed owner.

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Riverwalk, looking southeast. Credit: PMC Property Group

Construction Progresses on Two-Tower Riverwalk Complex at 60 North 23rd Street, in Center City West

The two-tower Riverwalk complex, located at 60 North 23rd Street on the east bank of the Schuylkill River in Center City West, has gained prominence over the span of the past year, when the 315-foot-tall, 28-story north tower rose into the skyline and topped out over the summer. As of today, the tower is nearly fully sheathed in glass and the core of the taller, 363-foot-tall, 32-story south tower now standing around 10 stories tall and the concrete superstructure at around six stories. The project, developed by PMC Properties and designed by Gensler, will bring 711 residential units to the rapidly growing neighborhood. The two will be connected to by a bridge that connects the retail bases.

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Demolition Permits Filed for 230 North Ruby Street in Haddington, West Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for the demolition of a vacant two-story single-family dwelling at 230 North Ruby Street in Haddington, West Philadelphia. The prewar rowhouse is situated on a block that is located between Race Street and Vine Street. The building will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program. The cost of work is $17,770. The property is owned by North Ruby Street Inc. The contractor listed for the work is Pedro Palmer Construction Inc.

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