Two High-Rise Residential Buildings Proposed for 900 North 8th Street in Poplar, North Philadelphia

The Poplar neighborhood in North Philadelphia is not known for its skyline, yet two buildings proposed at 900 North 8th Street will elevate its profile. The east building will stand 154 feet and 12 stories tall wile the west tower will rise 134 feet and 11 floors. with APOM Holdings as the developer. The complex, developed by APOM Holdings and designed by Coscia Moos Architecture will stand at the corner of North 8th Street and Poplar Street and will house a total of 338 residential units.

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Jefferson University Caroline Kimmel Biomedical Research Building to Rise in Market Street East, Center City

Jefferson Health has long served as a major catalyst for development in the Market East and Washington Square West neighborhoods in Center City. The medical services provider plans to expand at 1020 Walnut Street with a new 170-foot-tall, 12-story structure designed by Payette, The 220,000-square-foot facility will be called the Jefferson University Caroline Kimmel Biomedical Research Building, after Sidney and Caroline Kimmel in recognition of their due to the $70 million donation.

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Permits Filed for 904 North Markoe Street in Mill Creek, West Philadelphia

Construction permits have been filed for a two-family structure at 904 North Markoe Street in the Haddington neighborhood of West Philadelphia. The structure will replace a vacant lot with a white fence, situated between a pair of two-story rowhouses. The property, which sits close to the corner of North Markoe Street and Westminster Avenue, is owned by IRA Development and MKOS Development.

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