123 S. 12th St. Rendering

20-Story, 412-Unit Tower Proposed in the Gayborhood

Back in June of 2019, we told you about Brickstone’s plan to replace a 2-story, 455-space parking garage with a 300-unit senior living facility at 123 S. 12th St. in the Gayborhood. That project would have risen 24-stories. It looks like the plans and development team have changed. In anticipation of the Civic Design Review Read more about 20-Story, 412-Unit Tower Proposed in the Gayborhood[…]

316-20 S. 11th St parking garage

Permits Issued for Demolition of Gayborhood Parking Garage

A zoning permit was issued for the demolition of the 3-story parking garage at 316-20 S. 11th St. in the Gayborhood today. No additional permits were issued that would shed light on what kind of development is planned on the site once demolition is complete. The roughly 12,000 square foot RM-1 (residential multifamily) zoned property Read more about Permits Issued for Demolition of Gayborhood Parking Garage[…]

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Jewelers Row Tower’s Height Increased, Unit Count Decreased to 63

If you follow Philadelphia real estate development news, you’ve heard about the saga involving Toll Brothers’ plan to build a condo tower on Jewelers Row. The plan first came to light in 2017. We won’t recount the whole story as there are plenty of articles out there that have covered the details of the situation. Read more about Jewelers Row Tower’s Height Increased, Unit Count Decreased to 63[…]

1776 benjamin franklin parkway

Hotel to 289-Unit Residential Building Conversion Planned in Center City

Back in November of 2018, developer Pearl Properties purchased the Embassy Suites at 1776 Benjamin Franklin Parkway for $59.8 million. We heard last October that the former TGI Fridays on the ground level of the building would be transformed into a brewpub. Victory Brewing Company of Downingtown announced that they would be opening a 2-story, Read more about Hotel to 289-Unit Residential Building Conversion Planned in Center City[…]

1620 sansom st rendering

320-Foot, 298-Unit, Mixed-Use Tower Proposed in Rittenhouse

A little more than a year ago, we told you about a 207-room hotel proposed at 1620 Sansom St. in Rittenhouse. It looks like plans have changed for the site. Southern Land Company, the developer behind The Laurel on Rittenhouse Square and 3601 Market St., recently released plans for a mixed-use tower on the 18,816 Read more about 320-Foot, 298-Unit, Mixed-Use Tower Proposed in Rittenhouse[…]

204 S. 12th St. Aerial Rendering

448 Units + Commercial Planned for Historic Property in the Gayborhood

Back in 2019, the Camac Baths building at 204 S. 12th St. was nominated to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places, two years after being acquired by Midwood Investment & Development, a national real estate development firm. The Camac Baths was deemed historically significant because of its first Jewish and then gay and bisexual clientele. Read more about 448 Units + Commercial Planned for Historic Property in the Gayborhood[…]