Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that construction work is approaching topping-out at The Standard At Philadelphia, a 209-foot-tall, 19-story residential tower under construction at 119 South 31st Street in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by CUBE 3 and developed by Landmark Properties, the 362,117-square-foot structure will rise from a narrow, through-block lot stretching between South 30th and South 31st streets, and will house 280 residential units geared toward university students.
Philadelphia YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that the Painted Bride Art Center still stands shrouded at 230 Vine Street in the Old City section of Center City. The building, adorned with artist Isaiah Zagar’s whimsical mosaic, will be topped by a 64-unit residential extension.
Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed significant construction progress at 3.0 University Place, an eight-story commercial and laboratory development under construction at 4101-23 Market Street in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by the Sheward Partnership and jointly developed by Silverstein Properties, Cantor Fitzgerald, and University Place Associates, University Place 3.0 will offer 250,000 square feet of Class A office and lab space, which will provide a significant boost to the neighborhood’s rapidly-growing medical services industry, while ground-level retail space will liven up the pedestrian experience.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has discovered that demolition work has not yet started at the site of a proposed seven-story, 63-unit mixed-use development at 26 South 42nd Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia. The project will rise on the on the northwest corner of Chestnut and South 42nd streets, on the western periphery of University City. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture, the structure will span 56,664 square feet and will include 4,828 square feet of retail. The building will provide parking for 42 bicycles well above the 22-space requirement, and nine off-site car parking spaces in a garage across the street at 4141-47 Chestnut Street. Permits list IMC Construction as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $6.8 million.
Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has noted that construction is underway at a seven-story, 100-unit residential development at 4211 Chestnut Street in Spruce Hill, West Philadelphia. Also known as 4211-13 Chestnut Street, the project replaces a vacant lot, a single-story commercial structure, and a parking lot on the north side of Chestnut Street between South 42nd and South 43rd streets, on the western side of greater University City. The new building will span 68,210 square feet and feature a shared roof deck and a parking garage. Permits list 4211 Chestnut LLC as the contractor and indicate a construction cost of $4 million.