Rendering of 2300-24 Market Street via Tantillo Architecture.

A Review of the Future Site of 2300-24 Market Street in Center City West

Two months ago, Philadelphia YIMBY had reported on a new and exciting development that will rise in Center City West. Located at 2300-24 Market Street, an overbuild is planned to rise on top of several structures that has been standing for over 50 years. Designed by Tantillo Architecture and developed by Lubert-Alder, the new building will stand 202 feet and 14 stories tall.

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Credit: City Center Allentown.

Renderings Revealed for 1010 Apartments in Allentown

Renderings have been revealed for a large multi-family development at 1010 Hamilton Street, dubbed 1010 Apartments, in Allentown in the greater Philadelphia metro area. The structure will rise three stories tall upon completion, with 88 residential units. The units will be a mixture of studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments. Surface parking and storage space for residents will be included in the development.

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Credit: Google.

Permits Issued for Ten-Unit Building at 701 North 40th Street in Mantua, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a ten-unit multi-family structure at 701 North 40th Street in MantuaWest Philadelphia. The building will rise three stories tall upon completion. The structure will hold 3,158 square feet of space, include a roof deck, and cost $550,000 to build, although both of these numbers seem low for ten units.

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Future Philadelphia skyline south elevation. Models and image by Thomas Koloski

Philadelphia YIMBY Presents Updated Massings Of The Philadelphia Skyline In The Next Decade

In October of last year, Philadelphia YIMBY published an extensive article covering developments that are under construction and proposed across the city. The visuals illustrated the future of the city’s skyline, coordinated in height in terms of placement of the new projects. Since, several new proposals have been revealed, a number of which will have an impact on the skyline. Today we present an updated version of the future appearance of the Philadelphia skyline.

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30th Street Station during the 2016 DNC. Image via Wikipedia

Taking a Look at 30th Street Station at 2955 Market Street in University City, West Philadelphia

With the growth of rail transit in the early 1900s across the country, Philadelphia’s train network was also expanding. After the construction of the Broad Street Station, the larger 30th Street Station was built in University City, West Philadelphia, in order to increase the capacity of local transit. Built by the Pennsylvania Railroad, the station sits on the west side of the Schuylkill River, right in the middle of where John F. Kennedy Boulevard would run, with rail lines running and under the station and across the river. The Classic Revival structure was designed by Graham, Anderson, Probst & White, which also designed the Suburban Station in Center City and The Wrigley Building in Chicago.

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