Riverwalk, two 300-foot-plus towers under construction at the Schuylkill River waterfront at 60 North 23rd Street and 2301 JFK Boulevard, are on their way to bulk up the skyline. Located at the corner of 23rd and Cherry streets, the Gensler-designed pair is working its way to completion as they extend the Center City skyline to the west 331 and 380 residential units in the two towers. Filling the visual gap between the PECO Building and the Cira Center complex across the river, the two towers sit on a split 3-story podium connected by an angled sky bridge. A major amount of space in the podium is leased by the supermarket company GIANT, a supermarket franchise, is set to lease 65,000 square feet, with an original opening date scheduled for fall 2020. Though no announcement has yet been made, the opening date may be pushed back.
A demolition permit has been filed at 2449 East Westmoreland Street, located in the Port Richmond neighborhood in North Philadelphia. The permit calls for the removal of two low-rise buildings currently occupying the site. 909 Group L P is listed as the owner.
Demolition permits have been filed at 1408-18 East Oxford Street in the Fishtown neighborhood in Kensington. The building to be dismantled is a single-story warehouse which, despite boasting a somewhat attractive exterior of red brick and large paneled windows, has become an eyesore due to its state of disrepair.
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Kohn Pendersen Fox’s 47-story, 542-foot Arthaus condominium at 311 South Broad Street is rapidly rising to join the Center City skyline. The 108-unit tower, developed by by Dranoff Properties and constructed by Hunter Roberts Construction Group, currently stands at 13 stories and is rising at about 2 floors per week, with an address at 311 S Broad Street, a few blocks south of City Hall. The tower was originally projected to top out this fall, though at this time the target looks closer to the end of the year or early 2021.