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25 Units + Fresh Food Market Planned for Fishtown Corner

Development has continued to push north up Frankford Ave. from Girard Avenue. Until about 5 years ago, there were only a handful of restaurants and retailers along the Frankford Avenue corridor north of Master St. Now, there are new shops opening regularly. The 2000 block has transformed into boutique row. Tired Hands Brewery has laid Read more about 25 Units + Fresh Food Market Planned for Fishtown Corner[…]

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21 Units + Retail Proposed on Lehigh Ave. in Kensington

Lehigh Avenue between Frankford Avenue and Aramingo Avenue is quickly changing from an industrial area to a commercial mixed-use corridor. Although it still has a ways to go, the transformation is already well underway. We told you about the 278-unit mixed-use proposal at Lehigh and Tulip St last year. That project needed a zoning variance Read more about 21 Units + Retail Proposed on Lehigh Ave. in Kensington[…]

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Offices + Retail Coming to Frankford Ave in Fishtown

We last covered the property at 1351-59 Frankford Ave. back in May noting that development was on the horizon as foundation construction permits had been pulled. Check out that post for some background information on past proposals for the parcel. The lot runs from Frankford Ave. to Crease St. and includes the area where Greendrop Read more about Offices + Retail Coming to Frankford Ave in Fishtown[…]

12-Story, 382-Unit + Retail Project to Replace Strip Mall at 5th & Spring Garden

Back in the mid 60’s, a low-rise, suburban-style strip mall was created by the Redevelopment Authority through its East Poplar Urban Renewal Plan. The complex, which sits between 5th St., 6th St. and Spring Garden, was originally the home to the Fifth Street Wholesale Distribution Association. Over time, the structures morphed into a more traditional Read more about 12-Story, 382-Unit + Retail Project to Replace Strip Mall at 5th & Spring Garden[…]

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12 Units Rising within Old and New Structures in Fishtown

Trenton Avenue is a wide street constructed of Belgian blocks that runs through Fishtown and Olde Richmond. The avenue once held the elevated tracks of the Trenton Railroad. Up until about 10 years ago, the stretch of the road between Norris and Dauphin was mostly made up of vacant lots and large industrial properties. Oh, Read more about 12 Units Rising within Old and New Structures in Fishtown[…]

24 Units + Retail Proposed for York St. in Fishtown

York Street is a wide thoroughfare that sets the boundary between Fishtown and Olde Richmond. The road holds several businesses sprinkled among single family homes. The restaurants, cafes, bars, offices, and other retailers occupy most corners on York Street, with row houses occupying the middle of the blocks. There are a few exceptions, such as Read more about 24 Units + Retail Proposed for York St. in Fishtown[…]

32 Units + Retail Planned Near the Berks El Station

The area around the Berks El Station continues to evolve. We’ve told you about countless developments on N. Front St. and surrounding blocks (check out our map page). Right between the 28-unit mixed-use project and the 30-unit warehouse conversion plan we wrote about on West Berks St., another development is moving forward. Back in February Read more about 32 Units + Retail Planned Near the Berks El Station[…]