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2000 East Hagert Street Rendering

108-Unit Building Planned in East Kensington Near York-Dauphin Station

Yesterday, we told you about a 60-unit building planned on Front Street near the York-Dauphin Station right in the vicinity of more than 700 other apartments that are already under construction or that have recently been completed. We also mentioned that there was another big project in the pipeline right in this area. Developers are Read more about 108-Unit Building Planned in East Kensington Near York-Dauphin Station[…]

213 N Front Street Rendering

60-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned on Front Street in Kensington

We’ve told you about several projects surrounding the York-Dauphin El Station that amount to over 700 units that are under construction. Check out our map page for more details about those projects. If you think that 700 new units is a lot for the area, get ready for some more. The February Civic Design Review Read more about 60-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned on Front Street in Kensington[…]

St. Laurentius Church in Fishtown

8-Story, 49-Unit Building to Replace St. Laurentius Church in Fishtown

What a long, strange trip it’s been. Nearly 8 years after closing it’s doors, St. Laurentius Church still sits vacant and blighted at the corner of Memphis Street and Berks Street in Fishtown. In 2014, St. Laurentius Parish was merged with Holy Name Parish after the Archdiocese of Philadelphia concluded that St. Laurentius Church was Read more about 8-Story, 49-Unit Building to Replace St. Laurentius Church in Fishtown[…]

4726 Spruce Street

13-Story, 181-Unit Building Planned at 48th and Spruce in West Philly

It looks like there’s time to report on one more significant project in West Philadelphia before the year is closed out. Permits were issued back in September for the consolidation of a bunch of CMX-3 zoned parcels on the south side of Spruce Street between 47th and 48th Streets. The properties include 4746-48, 4744, 4742, Read more about 13-Story, 181-Unit Building Planned at 48th and Spruce in West Philly[…]

Mifflin School Northern Liberties

30-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Planned in Northern Liberties

You may have walked down North 3rd Street in Northern Liberties before and noticed the cool brick building at 808-18 North 3rd Street. If you look closely at the inscription on the facade, you will see that the building was built in 1825 and was formerly the Mifflin Public School. In more recent history, the Read more about 30-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Planned in Northern Liberties[…]

1212-16 North Delaware Avenue

45-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned Near Penn Treaty Park

Zoning permits were issued for a 6-story, 45-unit building with ground floor commercial space on the site of a former furniture wholesaler at 1212-16 North Delaware Avenue across from Penn Treaty Park in Fishtown. The building will also include 16 bicycle spaces. 12 automobile parking spots, including an auto share spot, will be located off Read more about 45-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned Near Penn Treaty Park[…]

2145 N. Front Street - Mighty Mick's Gym

Rocky Balboa’s Gym to be Renovated into Mixed-Use Apartment Building

Philadelphia has a legendary boxing history. However, the city’s best known boxer is probably the fictional movie character, Rocky Balboa, played by Sylvester Stallone. You may be wondering what this has to do with real estate development. Well, one of the famous buildings in the Rocky movies is set to be redeveloped. A zoning permit Read more about Rocky Balboa’s Gym to be Renovated into Mixed-Use Apartment Building[…]

212 W Rittenhouse Street Rendering

32-Unit Building to Replace Parking Lot in Germantown

It seems like almost weekly, we’re covering a significantly sized project in Germantown with many of them surrounding the Chelten Avenue and Germantown Avenue commercial corridors. As these new projects come online, we should see new businesses open in the neighborhood fueled by new commercial spaces being built and new residents moving into Germantown. Today, Read more about 32-Unit Building to Replace Parking Lot in Germantown[…]

113-29 Berkley Street Rendering

143-Unit Development Planned at Wayne Junction in Germantown

Back in 2012, the historic Van Straaten and Harvey Silk Mill warehouse building in Germantown was demolished due to being neglected for decades. Since then, the Wayne Junction District has flourished around the property with several other old buildings being converted into residential and commercial uses. The site of the old silk mill ended up Read more about 143-Unit Development Planned at Wayne Junction in Germantown[…]

2224 Germantown Ave Rendering

72-Unit Building Under Construction in Kensington

A few years ago, we would have been surprised to see a large mixed-use project happening at 7th Street and Germantown Avenue in Kensington. Nowadays, not much surprises us with infill projects and significantly sized developments dotting the landscape of most neighborhoods in Philadelphia. The area just south of 7th and Germantown has exploded with Read more about 72-Unit Building Under Construction in Kensington[…]