A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has observed that construction work has topped out at a four-story, 115-unit residential building at 139 North 23rd Street in Logan Square, Center City. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by the PMC Property Group (which is also specified as the contractor), the building will span a 43,590-square-foot ground footprint and contain 122,576 square feet of interior space, and will feature full sprinkling, a green roof accessible to residents, as well as an underground garage with space for 42 cars. The development team was permitted to include the current unit count via green roof and mixed-income density bonuses. Construction costs are specified at $35 million.
Renderings have been revealed for a 114-unit mixed-use development at 1440 Front Street in Olde Kensington, North Philadelphia. Designed by CANNOdesign, the new building will rise seven stories tall and span 88,497 square feet, with commercial space at the ground floor. The ground floor floor will also contain parking for 18 cars and 36 bicycles, along with amenity space. A roof deck will be located at the top of the structure, with an outdoor space at the ground floor and many units also including balcony space.
Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed that construction work has still not started at the site of a 136-unit mixed-use building at 4145 Chestnut Street in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture, the 152,230-square-foot building will rise seven stories tall and will feature commercial space on the ground floor and a roof deck at the pinnacle. Construction costs are indicated at $14.6 million.
Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that construction work has reached the highest point at a multi-family building at 4211-13 Chestnut Street in University City, West Philadelphia. The structure now stands six stories tall and is on its way to house 100 residential units. The development will span 68,210 square feet and will feature a roof deck. Construction costs are listed at $4 million.
Philadelphia YIMBY visited the recently completed Drexel University Health Sciences Building at 3601 Filbert Street in University City, West Philadelphia. Also known as the Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions or the Wexford Drexel Academic Tower, the building rises 14 stories, with 12 primary plus two mechanical floors, and is designed by Ballinger and developed by Wexford Science & Technology, with Turner Construction as the contractor. Upon its anticipated completion later this year, the structure will span over 450,000 square feet and will house Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions as well as a significant portion of the functions of the College of Medicine. The building is a part of Wexford’s and Drexel’s 14-acre, jointly-developed uCity Square complex, which is rapidly transforming the northern section of University City.