The Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions (also known as the Wexford Drexel Academic Tower) at 3601 Filbert Street has joined the West Philadelphia skyline as the structure of the tower has been recently topped out. The steel frame now reaches its final height of 185 feet and 12 stories. Designed by Ballinger and developed by Wexford Science & Technology LLC, and adds significant bulk to the 14-acre uCity Square project. The structure is one of many new developments to recently rise in University City.
Work is rapidly progressing on a 65-unit mixed-use development situated at 5013 Springfield Avenue in Kingsessing, Southwest Philadelphia. Designed by Ambit Architecture and developed by the Metropolitan Group, the building rises five stories tall with a commercial space on the ground floor, with residential units above. A fresh food market is slated for the retail space.
Recently, Philadelphia YIMBY toured a pair of completed model units at the 18th floor of Arthaus, a 542-foot, 47-story residential skyscraper under construction at 311 South Broad Street in Center City. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, the tower will house 108 condominium units. The property is being was developed by Dranoff Properties, which also built and owns the Symphony House high-rise located across Broad Street to the southwest.
Renderings have been revealed for 625 West Girard Avenue, a 49-unit mixed-use development in Ludlow, North Philadelphia. Philly YIMBY first shared news of the development last August, when permits were issued for the structure’s construction. Developed by Rock Development, the building will rise six stories tall.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-unit multi-family structure at 2431 North Hancock Street in West Kensington. Upon completion, the building will rise three stories tall. A roof deck will be situated at the top of the building and will be made accessible via a roof deck access structure. Total floor space within the building will measure 3,917 square feet. According to the permit, construction costs for the project are estimated at $205,000.