33 North 22nd Street. Credit: Solomon Cordwell Buenz.

Construction Not Yet Started at 33 North 22nd Street in Center City West

Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent visit has observed that construction has still not started at a 328-foot-tall, 29-story residential tower proposed at 33 North 22nd Street in Center City West, though a construction permit was issued in November 2021. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by the PMC Property Group (which is also listed as the contractor), the building will span 456,380 square feet and offer 341 apartments as well as a garage for use both by the building’s residents as well as customers of the adjacent Trader Joe’s supermarket, which currently uses the outdoor parking lot at the building site, which remained in operation at the time of our visit. Permits list a construction cost of $136 million.

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2222 Market Street. Credit: Gensler

YIMBY Shares Additional Views of 2222 Market Street in Center City West

Earlier this month, YIMBY visited 2222 Market Street, a 295-foot-tall, 19-story office tower that is nearing completion in Center City West; today we share a few additional angles of the dramatic structure. Designed by Gensler and developed by the Parkway Corporation (alternately Parkway Commercial Properties), with IMC Construction as the contractor, the development will feature 329,100 square feet of tenant floor area, with 324,826 square feet of Class A office space and 4,274 square feet of retail, as well as a 47-car underground garage. The structure is being built as the new headquarters for Morgan Lewis, a major law firm. Building features will include ten-foot-high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, several landscaped outdoor decks, flexible workspace plans, a conference center, a fitness center, Zoom conference rooms, expanded areas for servicing out-of-office visitors, and rooms with advanced audio technology to facilitate virtual court hearings.

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Rendering of 1015 South 3rd Street. Credit: HDO Architecture

Construction Still Pending at 1015 South 3rd Street in Queen Village, South Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has noted that construction has still not begun at the site of a proposed four-story, 67-unit multi-family building at 1015 South 3rd Street in Queen VillageSouth Philadelphia, although construction equipment is present at the site. The development will rise on the east side of the block between Washington Avenue and Carpenter Street. Designed by HDO Architecture, the building will feature elevator service and a green roof.

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Edgewater Apartments at 230 North 23rd Street. Credit: JKRP Architects

Construction Nears Completion at Edgewater Apartments at 230 North 23rd Street in Logan Square, Center City

A recent site visit Philadelphia YIMBY has observed that construction work is nearing completion at Edgewater Apartments, a seven-story, 180-unit residential building at 230 North 23rd Street in Logan Square, Center City. Designed by JKRP Architects, the 145,473-square-foot complex will rise 83 feet and seven stories with homes ranging from studios to two bedrooms.

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