The Birch. Credit: LCOR.

Construction Progresses at The Birch at 51 Washington Street in Conshohocken

Construction is progressing at The Birch at 51 Washington Street in Conshohocken. Developed by LCOR, the project will stand five stories tall upon completion. A total of 304 residential units will be situated within the structure. The project will be going through going to a zoning hearing today to seek permission to include the project’s name in the structure, which can be seen on the renderings shown in the article.

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Renderings 690 Schuylkill Avenue (top) and 3401 Civic Center Boulevard (bottom). Credit - top: CANNOdesign. Bottom: ZGF/Ballinger.

Philadelphia YIMBY Presents Massing Renderings of Two New CHOP Towers

A month ago, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia unveiled two new towers that are part of a $3.4 billion plan that will add considerable bulk to the University City skyline in West Philadelphia. On the University City side, the University-City-Tower at the presumed address 3401 Civic Center Boulevard will rise across the street from the CHOP Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care at 3500 Civic Center Boulevard. On the Southwest Center City side, 690 Schuylkill Avenue will stand to the northeast of the CHOP Robert’s Center for Advanced Research as the tower, right next to the iconic South Street Bridge.

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Rendering of Matson Mill. Credit: Hord Coplan Macht.

Construction Progresses On Matson Mill In Conshohocken

Significant construction progress has been made on Matson Mill, a large multi-family development at 101 Washington Street in Conshohocken. Designed by Hord Coplan Macht, the building rises five stories tall and will include 280 residential units that will be arranged as studio, one-, or two-bedroom apartments. The project is located next to the Schuylkill River Trail and will also include 310 parking spaces to support residents’ transportation needs. IMC Construction is the project contractor.

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Train. Credit: Colin LeStourgeon.

Construction Progresses On New Conshohocken Train Station

Construction is progressing on a new Regional Rail station in Conshohocken, northwest of Philadelphia. According to SEPTA data, in 2017 the station saw an average of 771 daily boardings with 747 alightings, making it one of SEPTA’s busier regional rail stations. The new station will feature high-level platforms, a new canopy over the platform, and a new station building. Both the Schuylkill River Trail and the Manayunk Norristown Line track will be realigned for the project. New parking facilities will be included in the project. Construction costs are estimated at $13.25 million.

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