Tag Archives: Chestnut Street

New apartment development, with a major grocery store, could be transformative for Chestnut East

A new apartment and retail development, on the 1100 block of Chestnut Street, could lead to a long-awaited transformation of this stretch of Chestnut Street, adjacent to Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital.  Chestnut Street East has been somewhat depressed for … Continue reading

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University City Science Center to build large and sleek apartment tower on Market Street in University City

The University City Science Center is the nation’s first urban research and office park, founded 50 years ago to attract and maintain high-tech industries that seek to capitalize technology that was developed at the city’s many universities, or based on those … Continue reading

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New 25-storey highrise apartment building at 38th & Chestnut Streets in University City

A new highrise apartment tower is planned for the busy intersection of 38th and Chestnut Streets.  This is the latest story on my blog about highrise apartment towers in the city.  This apartment tower will replace two historic townhouses (at 3723 … Continue reading

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New apartment highrise on Chestnut Street will replace long blighted YWCA Annex building

It’s starting to sound like a broken record (if you remember what those are) but there is another highrise apartment building about to be built in the city, this time on Chestnut Street in Center City.  The new building will be at … Continue reading

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Nation’s tallest student apartment building, Evo at Cira Centre South, will be part of University City’s dramatic new gateway and skyline

Two years ago, I wrote an article on this blog about a large new mixed-use development on 30th Street, between Chestnut and Walnut Streets, in University City.  The development is the second phase of Cira Centre, the series of new … Continue reading

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New 31-unit apartment building at 43rd and Sansom Streets will add to Walnut Hill neighborhood renewal

A modern new apartment building is being planned at 43rd and Sansom Streets, just off of Walnut Street in the Walnut Hill neighborhood.  The new building is being designed by Blitz Architecture, but the developer is as yet undisclosed.  It just received … Continue reading

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New apartment and retail recreates the 1600 block of Sansom Street

A new eight storey apartment building is being built on the 1600 block of Sansom Street, between the Hotel Palomar and the Oakwood Apartments.  The Sansom, being developed by Pearl Properties and designed by DAS Architects, will contain 104 newly constructed apartments and … Continue reading

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