500-506 N. 13th St. under construction

Adaptive Reuse Project Underway in Callowhill. 23 Units + Retail Planned

Another day, another project on 13th St. After covering the hotel overbuild project in Chinatown yesterday, we headed north and passed by an active construction site just south of Spring Garden Street in Callowhill. 500-506 N. 13th St. was most recently used as an urban horse stable. Before then, it was the home of the Read more about Adaptive Reuse Project Underway in Callowhill. 23 Units + Retail Planned[…]

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Construction Permits Issued for 15-Story Overbuild Hotel Project in Chinatown

The art deco building at 228-38 N. 13th St. in Chinatown was designed by William Harold Lee in 1949 and was originally home to Warner Brothers Films. NFL Films later took over the space. The building was added to the Philadelphia register of historic places in 2008 and was last used by Big Brothers and Read more about Construction Permits Issued for 15-Story Overbuild Hotel Project in Chinatown[…]

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62-Unit, Mixed-Use Project Planned at Delaware Ave. & Spring Garden St.

Back in January, the Philadelphia Warehousing and Cold Storage Company building at 500 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd. was designated to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places after being nominated by The Keeping Society of Philadelphia. The parcel that the historic structure sits on is much larger than the footprint of the warehouse itself and it Read more about 62-Unit, Mixed-Use Project Planned at Delaware Ave. & Spring Garden St.[…]

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Inclusionary 53-Unit, Mixed-Use Project Planned in West Philadelphia

Back in the 1990’s, the City of Philadelphia took the CMX-2 parcel at 5300 Whitby Avenue via eminent domain and provided the site to Wade Telecommunications to use for the location of a substation. Wade Telecommunications was later absorbed by Time Warner and then Comcast. Comcast saw the property as disposable and listed it for Read more about Inclusionary 53-Unit, Mixed-Use Project Planned in West Philadelphia[…]

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Permits Issued for 42-Unit Building on Jewelers’ Row, Demolition of Buildings Currently on Site

Over the last several years, there has been a huge preservation controversy in Philadelphia involving Toll Brothers’ demolition of 4 buildings on the 700 block of Sansom St. on Jewelers’ Row. Toll Brothers already demolished the building and has plans to build a 329 foot tall, 63-unit condominium building on the site. The project seems Read more about Permits Issued for 42-Unit Building on Jewelers’ Row, Demolition of Buildings Currently on Site[…]