Civic Design Review is an opportunity for major development projects to be reviewed in a public forum and be evaluated against consistent standards.
Meetings are open to the public!
See renderings of the below items and more information here: www.phila.gov/CityPlanning/projectreviews/Pages/CivicDesignReview.aspx
The tentative agenda is:
1. 702-714 Sansom Street
(Previously heard at the February 6, 2018 CDR Meeting)
Zoned: CMX-5 (Commercial - Mixed-Use District)
Gross Square Footage: 135,540 square feet (24 floors)
Residential uses: 85 residential dwelling units
Commercial uses: 4,529 square feet
Parking: 61 off-site auto parking spaces (within 1000 feet of site)
Developer: Toll Washington Square LP
Architect: SLCE Architects LLP
Attorney: Ronald Patterson, Esq., Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg, LLP
PCPC Staff Presenter: Jack Conviser
2. 150-180 W. Berks Street
(Previously heard at January 9, 2018 CDR Meeting)
Zoned: ICMX (Industrial - Commercial Mixed-Use)
Gross Square Footage: 73,782 square feet
Residential uses: 23 single-family and six multi-family units
Commercial Uses: 3500 square feet divided into two spaces
Parking: 23 auto parking spaces
Developer: Kumas Homes
Architect: Harman Deutsch Architecture
Attorney: Michael Mattioni, Esq., Mattioni Ltd.
PCPC Staff Presenter: Sarah Richardsen
3. 1401 and 1401R S. Christopher Columbus Blvd.
Zoned: CMX-3 (Commercial - Mixed-Use District)
Gross Square Footage: 526,000 square feet
Residential uses: Phase 1: 169 single family dwellings and café. (526,000 sq. ft.)
Phase 2: Pier Development (Conceptual)
Parking: Phase 1: 351 auto parking spaces.
Phase 2: Additional auto parking spaces anticipated.
Developer: South Christopher Columbus Capital 1499, LLC
Architect: Atrium Design Group LLC
Attorney: Hercules Grigos, Esq., Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell Hippel, LLP
PCPC Staff Presenter: Beige Berryman
4. St. Mary's Master Plan, Manayunk, 165-205 Carson St., 156-178 Conarroe St., 156-62 Gay St.
(Previously heard at April 4, 2017 and May 2, 2017 CDR Meetings)
Zoned: RSA-5 (Residential, Single-family, Attached)
Proposed remapping to RMX-2 (Residential - Mixed-Use District)
Residential Uses: 21 Single-family dwellings (33,516 sq. ft.)
35 dwelling units within 3 existing structures (54,517 sq. ft.)
Parking: 95 auto parking spaces
Developer: American Living Concepts of Manayunk, LLC
Architect: Campbell Thomas & Co.
Attorney: Brett Feldman, Esq., Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg, LLP
PCPC Staff Presenter: Alex Smith
5. 3900-46 Walnut Street, Amendment to University of Pennsylvania Master Plan
Zoned: SP- INS, Major Amendment to a Master Plan
Gross Square Footage: 250,000 square feet
Residential Uses: 113 suites housing 450 students, 4 faculty apartments
Accessory coffee bar, multipurpose room, kitchen and support
Parking: 63 auto parking spaces at Walnut 40 Garage
Developer: Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
Architect: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
PCPC Staff Presenter: Keith F. Davis