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45 Units + Artist Studios Rising Near the Berks El Stop

If you’ve been reading our articles, you’ll know that the area around the Berks El Station is booming. Several large mixed-use and multi-family projects are in the planning phases, under construction, or recently completed. The 28-unit + retail project at Front and Berks is now rising quickly. A 95-unit + retail project is topped out Read more about 45 Units + Artist Studios Rising Near the Berks El Stop[…]

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352 Units Proposed within Historic Germantown High School Buildings

It looks like a clear plan for the massive Germantown High School complex is finally coming to fruition. The fate of this historic property has been uncertain since it closed in 2013 and the School District of Philadelphia decided to dispose of it shortly thereafter. The main school building was originally constructed in 1914 with Read more about 352 Units Proposed within Historic Germantown High School Buildings[…]

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462 Units + Retail Proposed on Delaware Ave Near Rivers Casino

Get ready for some real beefy Philadelphia development news. 918-980 Delaware Ave., which is connected to the George L. Wells Meat Co. building, traded hands last August for $12.375 million along with a parcel at Delaware and Poplar. Demolition has been underway at the site for the last couple of months with significant progress to Read more about 462 Units + Retail Proposed on Delaware Ave Near Rivers Casino[…]

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181 Units + Retail Proposed on Surface Parking Lot in Callowhill

We’ve seen countless developments along the North Broad Corridor and within the Callowhill loft district during the most recent development boom in Philadelphia. So many that we haven’t had a chance to write about each and every one of them. Needless to say, North Broad is rising. Callowhill’s development is fueled by the new Rail Read more about 181 Units + Retail Proposed on Surface Parking Lot in Callowhill[…]

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19-Story Overbuild of Freeman’s Auction House Approved by Historical Commission

A 19-story overbuild of the Freeman’s Auction House at 1810 Chestnut St. has been approved by the Philadelphia Historical Commission according to Cecil Baker + Partners, the architect behind the project. The existing 6-story structure was built in 1923 and was the home of Freeman’s until last year, when the company moved into spaces at Read more about 19-Story Overbuild of Freeman’s Auction House Approved by Historical Commission[…]

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59 Units Proposed on the Border of Port Richmond and Harrowgate

If you’ve ever ventured on Amber St. between Allegheny Ave. and Westmoreland St., you have likely seen two hulking old warehouses connected by a catwalk. These structures, along with some other nearby buildings, make up a massive artist studio and office complex called The Loom. The buildings, which were originally part of the Masland Carpet Read more about 59 Units Proposed on the Border of Port Richmond and Harrowgate[…]