225 West Rittenhouse Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. June 2022

Construction Anticipated at 225 West Rittenhouse Street in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction has not yet started at a five-story 37-unit mixed-use building at 225 West Rittenhouse Street in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia, although permits have been issued last December. The structure will span around 40,000 square feet and will feature commercial space, parking, and full sprinkling. Permits list Designblendz as the designer and TDAK Development & Construction LLC as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $4.3 million.

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Riverwalk towers. Image via PMC Property Group

Facade Wraps Construction On Riverwalk South in Center City West

The Center City West neighborhood has taken on a new look over the past few years, as the first of the newest crop of developments are in the final stages of construction. A pair of towers dubbed Riverwalk stands at 60 North 23rd Street, near the Schuylkill River. Designed by Gensler and developed by PMC Property Group, the angled south tower rises 363 feet and 32 stories, and the north tower rises 315 feet and 28 stories. In total, the slab-like towers will soon boast 711 total units.

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4746-48 Spruce Street. Credit: PZS Architects.

Development at 4746-48 Spruce Street Goes Before Civic Design Review

A large mixed-use development proposed at 4746-48 Spruce Street in Walnut HillWest Philadelphia, is going before the Civic Design Review. Designed by PZS Architects, the building will rise 12 stories high, with 170 residential units situated within the third through eleventh floors. This residential space will span 149,590 square feet. Meanwhile, the twelfth floor will include residential amenity space, totaling 5,700 square feet, while commercial and lobby space on the bottom two floors at the tower’s podium will occupy 36,851 square feet. The project will include parking for 28 cars and 76 bicycles.

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2201 East Tioga Street. Credit: Design Blendz.

Renderings Revealed for 2201 East Tioga Street in Port Richmond, Kensington

Renderings and project details have been revealed for a four-story, 73-unit multi-family development at 2201 East Tioga Street in Port RichmondKensington. Designed by Designblendz, the building will feature 62,825 square feet of residential space. An additional 13,706 square feet on the ground floor will be allocated for a portion of the planned 62 parking spaces, while the rest will be situated outdoors on surface lots.

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Artist Village at 700 South 17th Street. Axonometric rendering. Credit: The Regis Group

New Construction to Add 32 Apartments to Artist Village in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

A multi-building development is poised to significantly expand the block-spanning Artist Village apartment complex at 700 South 17th Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia, adding 32 new apartments to boost its total residential unit count to 68. Designed by Colliers Engineering & Design and developed by the Regis Group, the project involves replacing existing fenced-in green space and parking lots at the property with a five-story, 20-unit apartment building and 12 four-story townhouses, complimenting the existing six-story, 17-unit and five-story, 19-unit buildings that currently stand at the site.

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