6515-Ridge-Ave-Rendering

100-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned in Roxborough

The properties that line Ridge Avenue in Roxborough are an odd mix. There are a bunch of eighteenth and nineteenth century buildings. Many of these structures have pitched roofs. Some are utilized for commercial uses, others are single family homes or mixed-use. Then, there are a ton of auto-oriented retail properties such as strip malls, Read more about 100-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned in Roxborough[…]

538 Federal Street - PECO Substation

South Philly Substation to Become 21 Apartments + Commercial Space

There’s a really cool old building that had been on and off the market for the last several years just south of Washington Avenue at 6th and Federal Streets. The structure at 538 Federal Street is a former substation that was built in 1930 for the Philadelphia Electric Company – now better known as PECO. Read more about South Philly Substation to Become 21 Apartments + Commercial Space[…]

1201 W Girard Avenue

166-Unit Project Rising at 12th and Girard in Yorktown

It seems like every major commercial corridor in Philadelphia’s core neighborhoods has been seeing a major wave of development over the last decade. Take Girard Avenue. We’ve seen proposals and development happening all the way from the easternmost part of the avenue in Fishtown to the westernmost side of Brewerytown. We’ve said it before, but Read more about 166-Unit Project Rising at 12th and Girard in Yorktown[…]

The LVL North - 510 North Broad - Under Construction

410-Unit Project Rising on North Broad Street

If you’ve been by the intersection of North Broad Street and Spring Garden Street recently, you’ve likely noticed the hulking building under construction at the northwest corner on the site of a former surface parking lot. Digging started on the 2-story deep foundation in September of 2020 and the structure started making its way out Read more about 410-Unit Project Rising on North Broad Street[…]

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[…]