Construction timelines have been released for three skyscrapers that are a part of the Schuylkill Yards mega development in University City. The three buildings will range from 185 to 512 feet and from 14 to 34 floors.
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.
Permits have been filed for the demolition of 2231 North Front Street in Kensington. The three-story rowhouse structure next to the elevated SEPTA line will go under full demolition near the corner of North Front Street and East Dauphin Street. The owner listed on the documents is ACG 2231 North Front Street LLC.
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.
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.