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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[…]

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Inclusionary Project with 12 Units + Retail to Rise in West Philly

We’ve mentioned before that the neighborhoods surrounding Baltimore Avenue in West Philadelphia are some of our favorites in the city. The intricate Victorian rowhomes and the tree-covered streets make these neighborhoods feel like nowhere else in Philly. The trolley runs down Baltimore Avenue straight through 30th Street Station and the Market Frankford Line is a Read more about Inclusionary Project with 12 Units + Retail to Rise 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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Church Demolished, 278 Units to Rise at 43rd & Chestnut

We have told you about multiple, large, residential and mixed-use projects rising on Chestnut St. in West Philadelphia. A 420 mixed-use tower is rising at 38th and Chestnut St. We also wrote about a 141 unit modular construction building that is under construction at 42nd and Chestnut. Today, we bring you another project just west Read more about Church Demolished, 278 Units to Rise at 43rd & Chestnut[…]

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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[…]