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Proposal for 400-Unit Conversion of International House in West Philly

More than a year ago, we let you know that the International House at 3701 Chestnut St. in University City was up for sale. The 14-story Brutalist building, constructed between 1968 and 1970, was most recently used as a dorm for international students, some UPenn offices, and the Lightbox Film Center. We hadn’t heard much about Read more about Proposal for 400-Unit Conversion of International House in West Philly[…]

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96-Unit Tower + Car Dealership Finally Moving Forward in Northern Liberties?

Back in August of 2018, owners of the 9,075 square foot CMX-3 parcel at 626-30 N. Delaware Avenue went before the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) for a 14-story, nearly 195 foot tower with 96 residential units, 117 automated parking spots, and 32 bicycle spaces with a car dealership at the base of the building. Read more about 96-Unit Tower + Car Dealership Finally Moving Forward in Northern Liberties?[…]

Rendering of 1650 W. Girard Avenue

192 Units + Retail to Replace Parking Lot in Francisville

About a year ago, we told you about MM Partner’s renovation of the old St. Joseph’s Hospital at 1600-50 W. Girard Ave. into 88 residential units and multiple commercial spaces. At that time, the project, called The Civic, was nearing completion. After walking through the building and seeing the attention to detail from the project Read more about 192 Units + Retail to Replace Parking Lot in Francisville[…]

Warehouse at 2400 Huntingdon

Olde Richmond Warehouse to be Demolished, 68 Units + Retail to Rise?

For years, we’ve passed by the warehouse at the corner of Cedar and Huntingdon hoping that a developer would bring it back to life. The 30,054 square foot structure sits on a 19,825 square foot IRMX parcel and was once a hosiery mill. We always thought the building seemed to be in good shape and Read more about Olde Richmond Warehouse to be Demolished, 68 Units + Retail to Rise?[…]

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49 Units Proposed at Border of Brewerytown and Fairmount

There are hundreds of units under construction and in the pipeline on the southeast corner of Brewerytown. We’ve told you about a 14-unit mixed-use building at 2616 W. Girard that is now nearing completion, a 108-unit mixed-use project that has broken ground at 26th and Poplar, and a 160-unit mixed-use plan at 27th and Girard. Read more about 49 Units Proposed at Border of Brewerytown and Fairmount[…]

5423 Germantown Avenue

16-Unit + Retail Adaptive Reuse Project in Germantown

5423 Germantown Ave. was originally built in the 1870’s as the Germantown Masonic Hall. The Gothic Revival building was most recently occupied by the Cunningham Piano Company, which used the building as a showroom from the 1970’s through 2016 when the building was sold for redevelopment. Cunningham, founded in 1891 and one of the oldest Read more about 16-Unit + Retail Adaptive Reuse Project in Germantown[…]

Rendering of 1705 N. American St.

179 Units + Retail Proposed on American St. in Kensington

The transformation of N. American St. in Kensington from an industrial center to a mixed-use corridor will take another step forward if a new proposal at 1705 N. American St. comes to fruition. 1705 N. American St. is a 38,198 square foot Industrial Commercial Mixed-Use (ICMX) zoned property that currently is the location of Drexel Read more about 179 Units + Retail Proposed on American St. in Kensington[…]

Rendering of 1001 S. Broad St.

New Plans for Broad and Washington Entail 1,111 Units + Retail

It looks like a new chapter is being written about the infamous blighted parcel on the northeast corner of Broad St. and Washington Ave. From rumors involving Will Smith to Cirque du Soleil and piazzas in the sky, this lot has a long recent history of vacancy, temporary uses and project proposals. Bart Blatstein, the Read more about New Plans for Broad and Washington Entail 1,111 Units + Retail[…]