Rendering of 2101 Washington Avenue. Credit: JKRP Architects

Construction Underway at 2101 Washington Avenue in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that work is well underway at the six-story, 247-unit mixed-use building under construction at 2101 Washington Avenue in Graduate HospitalSouth Philadelphia. Designed by JKRP Architects and developed by OCF Realty, the project spans the north side of the block between South 22nd and South 23rd streets. The sizable structure rises from a 49,800-square-foot footprint and will offer 195,131 square feet of interior space, , which will include nearly 40,000 square feet of ground-level commercial space. Permits list OCF Construction LLC as the contractor and a construction cost of $40 million.

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1602 South 13th Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. January 2022

Completion Nears at Single-Family Rowhouse at 1602 South 13th Street in East Passyunk, South Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY recently visited the construction site of the single-family rowhouse at 1602 South 13th Street in East Passyunk, South Philadelphia, and discovered that work is nearing completion at the three-story structure. The building rises on the west side of the block between Tasker and Morris streets, one house away from the intersection of 13th and Tasker streets. The development involves a near-complete overhaul of an existing rowhouse, which will increase the size of the structure from 2,685 to 2,870 square feet. Permits list Dennis Du and Khoa D. Du as owners, Toner Architects as the designer, and James DeSimone of DeSimone Contracting as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $200,000.

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Riverwalk in the Philadelphia skyline. Photo by Thomas Koloski

Facade Slowly Climbs Toward the Pinnacle at Riverwalk South at 60 North 23rd Street in Center City West

Riverwalk is a two-tower rental development under construction at 60 North 23rd Street on the Schuylkill River waterfront in Center City West (alternately Logan Square). Designed by Gensler and developed and built by the PMC Property Group, the complex will offer 711 apartments upon completion. The north tower, which stands 315 feet and 28 stories tall, has been completed for several months. The taller south tower, which rises 362 feet and 32 stories and will hold 380 units, is being assembled at a rather slow pace.

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Rendering of Southbridge Condos at 701 South 19th Street. Credit: Zatos Investments.

Completion Approaches at Southbridge Condos Phase 2 at 701 South 19th Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that work is nearly finished at Southbridge Condos, a four-story, six-unit condominium development under construction at 701 South 19th Street in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia. Designed by Gnome Architects and developed by Zatos Investments, the building spans a 3,802-square-foot ground footprint and will offer 8,122 square feet of interior space, which translates to a sizable average of over 1,300 square feet per condo. Building features will include full sprinkling, balconies in select units, and roof decks that promise to offer sweeping vistas of the skylines of nearby Center City and University City. Permits list Point Builders Design Concepts as the contractor. The total construction cost is specified at $500,000.

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2301 Grays Ferry Avenue. South 23rd Street elevation. Credit: Georges Ballouz via the City of Philadelphia

Cladding Imminent at 2301 Grays Ferry Avenue in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit revealed that construction is making steady progress at a four-story, six-unit mixed-use building underway at 2301 Grays Ferry Avenue in Graduate Hospital, South Philadelphia, with cladding work apparently ready to start. The project consists of a three-story vertical extension. The development consists of a three-story vertical extension to an original single-story structure, where a restaurant will be retained on the ground floor and 8,475 square feet of residential space will be added above. The building will feature a basement and full sprinkling. Permits list 2302 Grays Avenue L as the owner and Donald Plummer as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $1 million.

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