Second Crane Erected at East Market Phase 3 Site in Market East, Center City

A second tower crane has been erected at East Market Phase 3, the two-tower project under construction at 1101 Chestnut Street and 1153 Chestnut Street in Market East, Center City, two blocks to the south of Reading Terminal Market. The 372-foot Thomas Jefferson Specialty Care Pavilion was designed by Ennead Architects and Stantec, and the 329-foot residential tower to the east is designed by Morris Adjmi Architects. The Jefferson building will have a wavy glass exterior, while the other tower will be clad with glass and orange terracotta with rounded edges. National Real Estate Group is the developer for the project.

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Permits Issued for 49-Story, 183-Unit Tower at 113 South 19th Street in Center City

A commercial permit has been issued for the 49-story tower planned at 113 South 19th Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City has received its commercial building permits. The tower will stand one of Philadelphia’s tallest with a height of 567 feet. The building will hold 183 residential units which will be located on the fifth through 48th floors of the tower, and the fourth floor is set to hold residential amenity space.  Additional tenant spaces will be on the first through third floors as well as the 49th.  The tower, designed by DAS Architects & Planning and developed by Pearl Properties, will feature a green roof at the top of the structure. In total, the superstructure will hold 257,694 square feet of space. The permit shows construction costs of $25 million, but the total cost of construction is sure to be more.

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Ridge Flats at 4300-26 Ridge Avenue. Credit: KTGY Architecture & Planning.

Permits Issued for Ridge Flats in East Falls, Northwest Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for Ridge Flats, a mixed-use development situated at 4300-26 Ridge Avenue in East FallsNorthwest Philadelphia. The building will rise five stories tall, with four wood-framed floor sitting above a singe-story podium. The project will hold around 10,000 square feet of retail space, 142 residential units, 117 partially covered surface parking spaces, and a green roof. Kinsley Construction is listed as the contractor, with KTGY Architecture & Planning behind the building’s design. In total, the structure will offer 180,879 square feet of space and will cost an estimated $30.5 million to build.

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North Liberty Triangle at 1102-48 North 2nd Street. Credit: Streamline

Steel Ascends at North Liberty Triangle at 1115-27 North American Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent visit to Liberty Triangle at 1115-27 North American Street in Northern Liberties, North Philadelphia, has revealed that the steel structure for the second building of the complex is well underway, with two of the eventual six stories already assembled. The structure is located to the north of the first building, which stands four stories tall and is further along in construction progress. Developed by Streamline Development, the project stands within a rapidly developing hub within the neighborhood. The complex will hold a total of 84 units and the structure to the north will include retail space spread out across the ground floor. The units on the upper levels will have larger average sizes compared to the structure to the south.

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