Foundation work is underway at 2222 Market Street, a 20-story, 282-foot office tower that ranks 23rd on Philly YIMBY’S December Development Countdown. Designed by Gensler and developed by Parkway Commercial Properties, the development is located in booming Center City West. The bulky tower will feature 329,100 square feet of floor area, 4,274 of which will be devoted to two retail spaces. The office component of the project will measure 324,826 square feet and will offer 47 parking spaces. Spaces for 14 bicycles will be located at the rear of the tower, with 10 more at the western edge of the property.
Permits have been filed for the construction of The Maven, a mixed-use development at 1533 Ridge Avenue in Francisville, North Philadelphia. The building will hold 28 apartments and a ground floor commercial space on Ridge Avenue. The five-story structure will provide 23,665 square feet of space within its 6,380-square-foot footprint. The units are set to be a mixture of one- and two-bedroom apartments. CANNOdesign is the project architect. Khosla Properties is the developer. Construction costs are estimated at $3.9 million.
Permits have been filed for the construction of a single-family residential building at 2138 East Albert Street in East Kensington. The property is located on the block between Trenton Avenue and Martha Street. The attached structure will span a footprint of 490 square feet and will include a roof deck and roof deck access structure. John Laychock is the listed owner.
The 26th entry on Philly YIMBY’s December Development Countdown is the 317-foot-tall, 27-story residential tower planned at 709 Chestnut Street in Market EastMarket East, Center City. The 278-unit building is planned to at the site of a currently an active parking lot next to the Lincoln Legacy Mural on the west face of 707 Chestnut Street. The building is designed by Edry McHenry Architects, who recently revealed a rendering of a 350-foot building at 2100 Market Street. The building will span almost the entirety of the site which measures approximately 70 by 170 feet. The property is developed by Roseland Properties and Parkway Corporation, the latter of which is responsible for developing many of their own parking lots all over the city. No permits have yet been filed and our recent site visit revealed that work has not yet started.
A zoning permit has been filed for the construction of an eight-unit residential structure at 203 Diamond Street in Norris Square, North Philadelphia. The development, with a full address of 203-09 Diamond Street, sits at the northeast corner of the intersection of Diamond Street and North Philip Street. The attached structure will span a 719-square-foot footprint, rise up to 38 feet high (not including pilot houses) and feature a roof deck. Blackrock Capital LLC is the listed owner.