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18-Unit Apartment Building Rising in University City

Major development in University City continues to move westward. We recently told you about a 102-unit mixed-use plan on the 4200 block of Chestnut. That project has not broken ground yet. However, the 278-unit development at the corner of 43rd and Chestnut that we wrote about is now starting to take shape. Right behind the Read more about 18-Unit Apartment Building Rising in University City[…]

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Proposal for 400-Unit Conversion of International House in West Philly

More than a year ago, we let you know that the International House at 3701 Chestnut St. in University City was up for sale. The 14-story Brutalist building, constructed between 1968 and 1970, was most recently used as a dorm for international students, some UPenn offices, and the Lightbox Film Center. We hadn’t heard much about Read more about Proposal for 400-Unit Conversion of International House in West Philly[…]

$43 Million Renovation & Facelift Underway for the Bulletin Building

We’ve told you about Schuylkill Yards, the massive redevelopment project surrounding 30th Street Station. The $3.5 billion mega project will include 6.9 million square feet of office, laboratory, residential, hotel, retail, and green space. Schuylkill Yards is being led by Drexel University and Brandywine Realty Trust. Back in April, we told you about the first Read more about $43 Million Renovation & Facelift Underway for the Bulletin Building[…]

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463 Units + Retail Planned for Former University City High School Site

University City High School sat south of Lancaster Ave. between 36th St. and 38th St. from 1972 to 2015. The school was closed in 2013 after a vote by the Philadelphia School Reform Commission. Drexel University purchased the 14-acre property in 2014 for $25.1 million and proceeded to demolish the building. Drexel has partnered with Read more about 463 Units + Retail Planned for Former University City High School Site[…]

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343 Foot, 420 Unit, Mixed-Use Tower Rising in West Philly

West Philly has seen an explosion of job growth and development over the last decade. University City alone now boasts over 80,000 jobs in health care, education, technology, finance, hospitality, and supporting industries. As mega-projects such as uCity Square, the 30th Street District, and Schuylkill Yards come to market in the coming years, we can Read more about 343 Foot, 420 Unit, Mixed-Use Tower Rising in West Philly[…]

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Development Opportunity: 3701 Chestnut St. is Going Up for Sale

The building at 3701 Chestnut St. is hitting the market. The International House Philadelphia announced today that it will be selling the building and setting a new course for the organization. The non-profit was founded in 1908 and has made it its mission to house foreign students and promote international cultures. The 14-story building at Read more about Development Opportunity: 3701 Chestnut St. is Going Up for Sale[…]

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New Public Park Across from 30th Street Station Nearing Completion

The first stage of the transformative $3.5 billion plan to redevelop the area around 30th Street Station is well underway. Brandywine Realty Trust, Drexel University, AMTRAK, and other stakeholders have partnered to build a new innovation neighborhood surrounding the station and have named it Schuylkill Yards. Before breaking ground on any new buildings, the partners Read more about New Public Park Across from 30th Street Station Nearing Completion[…]