Riverwalk towers. Credit: PMC Property Group

Riverwalk South Tower Reaches Halfway Point in Center City West

The 32-story, 380-unit Riverwalk South, the taller component of the two-tower Riverwalk project has risen to the halfway point at 60 North 23rd Street in Center City West. The tower will soon be 362 feet tall next to its 315-foot companion to the north. While the north tower is horizontally aligned with the streets of Philadelphia, the south tower sits at a 20-degree angle that makes the wide south elevation of the building face the Schuylkill River. Designed by Gensler and developed by PMC Property Group, the complex will feature a total of 711 units and retail space in the towers’ three-story bases that are split by Arch Street.

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Dwell 2nd Street Wraps Up At 1300-54 North 2nd Street In Olde Kensington, North Philadelphia

Construction has been completed on Dwell 2nd Street, a massive development located at 1300-54 North 2nd Street in Olde Kensington, North Philadelphia. The development will hold 198 residential units within three buildings. Retail will be located on the ground floor, and a courtyard is situatedin the center. A pool, dog park, bocce courts, a pavilion area, and a parking garage are among the amenities.

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Exterior Nears Completion at 517-33 Poplar Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Façade work is nearly complete at the five-story, 40-unit structure in progress at 517-33 Poplar Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia. According to data from 2015, the building will feature a 1:1 parking ratio, with spaces located in an underground garage. A roof deck will be situated at the top of the building. The four residential floors will cost $6,188,400 to build.

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Demolition Nears at 1620 Sansom Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City

Permits have been filed for the demolition of a parking garage at 1620 Sansom Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City, two blocks south of the Liberty Place complex. In its place will rise a 340-foot-tall, 27-story residential tower, designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by Southern Land Company, which is currently constructing The Laurel Rittenhouse Square nearby. The tower will will feature a varied mix of materials and will span a major portion of the block, standing on a site measures around 190 by 95 feet. The building will have 298 units and 19,600 square feet of restaurant space, 5,200 square feet of retail, and 67 underground parking spaces.

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