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45-Unit Daniel Boone School in Northern Liberties is Getting Refreshed

The Daniel Boone School at 109 W. Wildey St. in Northern Liberties stands in the shadows of the Piazza. The Gothic Revival building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1926 with hints of Art Deco elements. In 1988, the school building was added to the National Register of Historic Places. The school Read more about 45-Unit Daniel Boone School in Northern Liberties is Getting Refreshed[…]

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685 Foot & 245 Foot Towers Proposed Next to Cathedral in Logan Square

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has been exploring developing the parking lots surrounding the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul next to Logan Square since 2016. The Archdiocese has been working with Exeter Property Group and its subsidiary, EPG Urban, to determine the best use of the land and to source capital for the project. Read more about 685 Foot & 245 Foot Towers Proposed Next to Cathedral in Logan Square[…]

Billy Penn Studios is Bringing Offices and Retail to Kensington

The popular narrative about emerging neighborhoods is that the artists come, the residents move in, and then the coffee shops, bars, and restaurants open up shop. One important factor in a neighborhood becoming successful and sustainable that is missing from this timeline is the introduction of offices and other non-service-related employment centers. Without jobs being Read more about Billy Penn Studios is Bringing Offices and Retail to Kensington[…]

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24-Unit Building Rising in Kensington

Another mid-rise apartment building is coming to Kensington, hoping to supply pent-up demand for transit-accessible units in Philadelphia’s Riverwards. As we’ve mentioned many times before, the area surrounding Front St. and the El is exploding. Momentum has pushed from the Girard Station, to Berks, and is now moving towards the York-Dauphin stop. Just east of Read more about 24-Unit Building Rising in Kensington[…]

24 Units + Retail Proposed for York St. in Fishtown

York Street is a wide thoroughfare that sets the boundary between Fishtown and Olde Richmond. The road holds several businesses sprinkled among single family homes. The restaurants, cafes, bars, offices, and other retailers occupy most corners on York Street, with row houses occupying the middle of the blocks. There are a few exceptions, such as Read more about 24 Units + Retail Proposed for York St. in Fishtown[…]

63 Units + Retail Proposed for Kensington Under the El

The area surrounding the York-Dauphin Station continues to see project proposals and developments move forward. We’ve told you about a 147-unit proposal on Boston St., a 107-unit proposal on York St., a 106-unit proposal on York St., and a 19-unit mixed-use project that has broken ground on York St. Big things are planned for 2315 Read more about 63 Units + Retail Proposed for Kensington Under the El[…]

32 Units + Retail Planned Near the Berks El Station

The area around the Berks El Station continues to evolve. We’ve told you about countless developments on N. Front St. and surrounding blocks (check out our map page). Right between the 28-unit mixed-use project and the 30-unit warehouse conversion plan we wrote about on West Berks St., another development is moving forward. Back in February Read more about 32 Units + Retail Planned Near the Berks El Station[…]