PHILADELPHIA | CHoP New Patient Tower | 434 FT | 23 FLOORS

"Although no address is specified for the University City tower, renderings appear to place it somewhere near at the intersection of Civic Center Boulevard and Osler Circle, apparently at the site of the Wood Pediatric Center at 3401 Civic Center Boulevard, a six-story, Postmodern structure. The building will stand 22 floors tall and come at a price tag of $1.9 billion, serving as a new patient center with 300 beds. All rooms in the tower will be single-patient units, something that CHOP will intends to implement in all of their hospitals.

The high-rise will stand near the CHOP Hub for Clinical Collaboration, a 19-story tower that is quickly rising into the skyline. The latest proposal will rise even more prominently above the surroundings, likely standing as the tallest building in the University City hospital cluster upon completion. This tower will also feature an all glass façade, with stylish curved corners giving the building a smooth look.

The University City tower has a planned completion date of 2027."


CHOP New Patient Tower cranes and Pavillion at Penn Medicine by Philly SkyGuy, on Flickr

Tower cranes are up, foundation work is underway

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CHOP New Patient Tower, CHOP SARB, and The Mark under construction from the Walt Whitman Bridge by Philly SkyGuy, on Flickr

You can see the cranes to the right of CHOP Hub for Clinical Collaboration