2222 Market Street. Credit: Gensler

YIMBY Shares Additional Views of 2222 Market Street in Center City West

Earlier this month, YIMBY visited 2222 Market Street, a 295-foot-tall, 19-story office tower that is nearing completion in Center City West; today we share a few additional angles of the dramatic structure. Designed by Gensler and developed by the Parkway Corporation (alternately Parkway Commercial Properties), with IMC Construction as the contractor, the development will feature 329,100 square feet of tenant floor area, with 324,826 square feet of Class A office space and 4,274 square feet of retail, as well as a 47-car underground garage. The structure is being built as the new headquarters for Morgan Lewis, a major law firm. Building features will include ten-foot-high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, several landscaped outdoor decks, flexible workspace plans, a conference center, a fitness center, Zoom conference rooms, expanded areas for servicing out-of-office visitors, and rooms with advanced audio technology to facilitate virtual court hearings.

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Rendering of 1015 South 3rd Street. Credit: HDO Architecture

Construction Still Pending at 1015 South 3rd Street in Queen Village, South Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has noted that construction has still not begun at the site of a proposed four-story, 67-unit multi-family building at 1015 South 3rd Street in Queen VillageSouth Philadelphia, although construction equipment is present at the site. The development will rise on the east side of the block between Washington Avenue and Carpenter Street. Designed by HDO Architecture, the building will feature elevator service and a green roof.

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Edgewater Apartments at 230 North 23rd Street. Credit: JKRP Architects

Construction Nears Completion at Edgewater Apartments at 230 North 23rd Street in Logan Square, Center City

A recent site visit Philadelphia YIMBY has observed that construction work is nearing completion at Edgewater Apartments, a seven-story, 180-unit residential building at 230 North 23rd Street in Logan Square, Center City. Designed by JKRP Architects, the 145,473-square-foot complex will rise 83 feet and seven stories with homes ranging from studios to two bedrooms.

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141-43 North 4th Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. February 2023

Renovation Underway at 141-43 North 4th Street in Old City

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has noted that renovation and vertical extension work is well underway at 141-43 North 4th Street in Old City. Designed by Designblendz, the development will rise from a through-block site that stretches from North 4th to North Orianna streets and will involve renovation of a historic four-story, 18,160-square-foot building on 4th Street and the construction of a six-story, 19,406-square-foot addition at Orianna Street. The development will span 37,566 square feet and feature 36 residential units as well 13 off-site accessory parking spaces and ten bicycle spaces. Permits list John G. Traver Co. Inc. as the owner, Pioneer Construction and Development Corporation as the contractor, and a construction cost of $2.86 million.

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3119 North 13th Street. Credit: KCA Design Associates.

Permits Issued for 3119 North 13th Street in Allegheny, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a new multi-family development at 3119 North 13th Street in AlleghenyNorth Philadelphia. Designed by KCA Design Associates, the new building will rise three stories tall and will include three residential units. A roof deck at the top of the structure will provide amenity space for residents. The structure will span 3,820 square feet.

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