Permits Filed for 4107 West Girard Avenue in Parkside, West Philadelphia

A permit has been issued for the erection of a three-story, five-unit residential structure at 4107 West Girard Avenue in the neighborhood of Parkside, located in West Philadelphia. The address is currently home to a vacant lot between 41st Street and Leigh Avenue. A ride on the route 15 trolley provides an easy transfer to the Broad Street Line making for an easy commute to Center City.

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709 Chestnut Street (aka 709-13 Chestnut Street). Credit: Edry McHenry Architects

Construction Anticipated for 327-Foot-Tall Residential Tower at 709 Chestnut Street in Market East, Center City

In 2015, the Mack-Cali Realty Corp. and Parkway Commercial Properties jointly proposed a high-rise apartment building at 709 Chestnut Street in Old City, a block west of Independence Hall. Two years later, Mack-Cali has left the development team and the building design has since changed. The latest iteration, designed by Edry McHenry Architects, is proposed to stand 327 feet and 27 stories tall, sporting 278 residential units. As of today, the proposal site consists of a still-active parking lot.

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