1355-57 Kater Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. August 2022

Construction Nears Completion at K House in Hawthorne, South Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has documented that construction is nearly complete at K House, a four-story single-family townhouse at 1355-57 Kater Street (alternately 1355-1357 Kater Street) in Hawthorne, South Philadelphia. The structure replaces a pair of rowhouses on the north side of the block between South Clarion and South Broad streets. Designed by Moto Designshop, the development spans 4,700 square feet and will feature a cellar, a roof deck, and parking for two cars. Permits list Made Construction as the contractor.

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia New Inpatient Tower. Credit: Ballinger / ZGF / AEI via the Civic Design Review

YIMBY Shares Landscape Renderings for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s New Patient Tower in University City, West Philadelphia

Earlier this month, Philly YIMBY shared an extensive set of renderings for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia‘s New Patient Tower (aka Inpatient Tower) proposal at 3501 Civic Center Boulevard (alternately 515 Osler Circle) in the Medical District in University City, West Philadelphia. Today we present plans and renderings for the site and the landscaping for the project, as seen in a Civic Design Review submission. Designed by Ballinger, with ZGF Architects as the consultant and interiors/clinical architects, the 1.4 million-square-foot facility will cost $1.9 billion to construct, which poises it a major component of CHOP’s $3.4 billion development plan. The new building’s roughly 480 beds will provide a significant capacity boost for its medical campus. At 434 feet and 26 stories in height, the sleek, curvy tower will rise well above the roughly 300-foot high-rise plateau of the Medical District, making a significant impact on the local skyline.

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2043 Fitzwater Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. August 2022

Construction Complete at 2043 Fitzwater Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has discovered that construction is now complete at a 2043 Fitzwater Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia. The building spans a footprint of 1,328 square feet and features a cellar and a roof deck, which offers panoramic views of the Center City and University City skylines. Construction costs are listed at $400,000. Permits specify James C. Woodlyn III and Victoria Woodlyn as the owners, Jared Blake as the design professional, and Made Construction LLC as the contractor.

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