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320-Unit Project Planned on Parking Lot Near Temple University

A 146,700 square foot, 320-unit development is planned for the 109,142 square foot surface parking lot at 1600 North 11th Street just south of the Vantage apartment tower near Temple University. The development will consist of two 3-story structures with a drive aisle between them. Each building will contain 160 residential units. The project will Read more about 320-Unit Project Planned on Parking Lot Near Temple University[…]

1300 n howard st rendering

Details Emerge for 112-Unit Adaptive Reuse Proposal in Kensington

Back in June, we told you that developers were pursuing a 112-unit, mixed-use, adaptive reuse project with 47 automobile parking spaces at 1300 North Howard Street in Kensington. The plan entails constructing a 3.5-story addition on top of the 1-story existing warehouse on the site. At the time that we posted that article, we only Read more about Details Emerge for 112-Unit Adaptive Reuse Proposal in Kensington[…]

1359 Frankford Ave Rendering

61-Unit, Mixed-Use Project Planned on Frankford Ave in Fishtown

We’ve written about the lot just north of La Colombe at 1359 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown several times in the past. A couple of years ago, there was a plan to build a 33-unit, mixed-use building on the site. Then, plans shifted to an office building. The pandemic forced the owners to change course again Read more about 61-Unit, Mixed-Use Project Planned on Frankford Ave in Fishtown[…]

vietnam palace philadelphia

7-Story, 18-Unit Building Rising in Chinatown on Vietnam Palace Site

The redevelopment of the former Vietnam Palace site in Chinatown has been in the works for more than 5 years. Back in 2016, the owners of the property got a variance to build a 7-story building with 18 residential units and a restaurant on the ground floor at 222 N. 11th Street. Nothing happened for Read more about 7-Story, 18-Unit Building Rising in Chinatown on Vietnam Palace Site[…]

Two Cathedral Square Rendering

New Renderings and Details Released About Two Cathedral Square

We last mentioned Two Cathedral Square to you nearly 2 years ago when One Cathedral Square was going through the Civic Design Review (CDR) process. Since then, One Cathedral Square has broken ground and has risen high into the sky. We’ll have to do an update on that project in the near future, but if Read more about New Renderings and Details Released About Two Cathedral Square[…]

5521-23 Market Street

58-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Planned in West Philly

If you’ve take the El through West Philadelphia, you’ve probably noticed the hulking beige building on the north side of the 5500 block of Market Street. The 29,760 square foot structure bears the name of the Advance Storage Co., but historical maps indicate the building was originally a power house. The 5,012 square foot CMX-3 Read more about 58-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Planned in West Philly[…]

245-255 South 44th Street

Permits Issued for Demolition of 6 West Philadelphia Homes

Zoning permits were issued yesterday for the demolition of 6 homes in the Spruce Hill neighborhood of West Philadelphia. All 6 properties at 245 through 255 South 44th Street are zoned for single family use (RSA-5) but received zoning approval in 2018 for 4 units per building. All of the structures look to be in Read more about Permits Issued for Demolition of 6 West Philadelphia Homes[…]

2301 Frankford Ave. under construction

Bobby’s Bar in Fishtown to Become 7 Units + Commercial

It must be about 5 years since Bobby’s Bar at the corner of Frankford Avenue and Dauphin Street closed down. The dive bar, once known as Bob’s Happy Hour Tavern, was a long time neighborhood staple. It’s closure left the northeast corner of Dauphin and Frankford feeling abandoned and blighted for years. However, we’re now Read more about Bobby’s Bar in Fishtown to Become 7 Units + Commercial[…]

2740 Amber Street

For Sale: 132-Unit Development Opportunity in Kensington

Over the last five or so years, we’ve seen development from Fishtown make a strong push outward into South Kensington, East Kensington, Olde Richmond, and even further. Only a few years ago, there was not a ton of new construction north of York Street in Kensington. Now, hundreds of units are under development and more Read more about For Sale: 132-Unit Development Opportunity in Kensington[…]