330-48 North 12th Street. Looking southwest from North 12th and Callowhill streets. Credit: Google

Permits Filed For Vertical Extension at Seven-Story Building at 330-48 North 12th Street

A zoning permit has been filed for a vertical extension atop a multi-story pre-war factory loft at at 330-48 North 12th Street (also known as 330-340 North 12th Street), just north of Center City in the up-and-coming Rail Park District in North Philadelphia. The three-story extension would rise above the lower, five-story wing of the sprawling, seven-story structure situated between North 12th Street to the east, Carlton Street to the south, and Callowhill Street to the north. The proposal is the latest addition to a rapidly-growing neighborhood around the elevated Rail Park, where an abandoned railroad turned into a public space has often been likened to Philadelphia’s answer to New York City’s ever-popular High Line.

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Permits Filed for 1136 Carpenter Street In Hawthorne, South Philadelphia

Zoning permits have been filed for 1136 Carpenter Street in the Hawthorne neighborhood in South Philadelphia. Located near the corner of 12th and Carpenter Street, the new building will be an attached structure adjacent to the neighboring building to the east. The new building will also sit within a little over 10 minutes of a walking distance from the iconic Pat’s King of Steaks and Geno’s Steaks.

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CHOP Adds 377-Foot Building at 3501 Civic Center Boulevard in University City

165 years ago, a man by the name of Francis West Lewis established one of the most famous and reliable hospitals in the world. Now, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has extended its space across many acres of University City in West Philadelphia. With many towers complete in the past recent years, another building has already started construction at 3501 Civic Center Boulevard, which will eventually rise 377 feet.

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