1301 Market Street via Skidmore Owings & Merrill

Office Tower To Rise Near City Hall At 1301 Market Street

For well over a decade, a parking lot at 1301 Market Street spanned much of the block located just east of City Hall. However, in the near future the lot will make way for a 460-foot, 32-story office tower designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, which will feature massive floor plates. As one of the tallest buildings east of City Hall, the centrally-located tower will make a dramatic impact on the skyline and join the ever-growing list of developments that are transforming Market East, such as Read More

2147 and 2149 Cross Street, with 2149 in the center foreground. Looking northeast. Credit: Google

Permits Filed at 2147 and 2149 Cross Street in Point Breeze, South Philadelphia

Two zoning permits have been filed for construction of a pair of three-story, single-family residences on two adjoining lots at 2147 and 2149 Cross Street in the Point Breeze neighborhood in South Philadelphia. The pair would replace a fenced-in garden at 2174 and a vacant lot at 2149, wedge-shaped due to its location at the confluence of Cross Street, South 22nd Street, and the diagonal Point Breeze Avenue. LK Builders LLC is listed as the owner for both properties.

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Permits Filed for Rear Extension at 2013 Brown Street in Fairmount, North Philadelphia

Permits have been filed at 2013 Brown Street in the Fairmount neighborhood in North Philadelphia. The permit calls for a three-story rear addition for the existing three-story, pre-war row home at the site. The addition will include a roof deck that will open onto sweeping views of the city. The property is owned by Nathaniel Lewis and is located one lot away from the corner of Brown Street and North Capital Street.

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