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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[…]

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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[…]

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New Plans Call for 223 Units + Retail in South Philly at Hoa Binh Plaza Site

Over the last couple of years, plans for the Hoa Binh Plaza supermarket site at 16th and Washington in South Philly have been evolving. The site is made up of 2 light industrial (I-2) zoned parcels totaling 73,307 square feet. A large parking lot currently fronts Washington Avenue and a 35,657 square foot low-rise building Read more about New Plans Call for 223 Units + Retail in South Philly at Hoa Binh Plaza Site[…]

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Permits Issued for 22-Unit Building in Mantua

New development is starting to appear block by block in Mantua. The West Philadelphia neighborhood is located just north of Lancaster Avenue near Drexel University, University City Science Center, and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. We think that this centrally-located, transit-accessible area will see continued development in the future as University City’s two mega-projects; uCity Square Read more about Permits Issued for 22-Unit Building in Mantua[…]

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16-Unit, Mixed-Use Project Underway in Brewerytown

West Girard Avenue in Brewerytown has quickly become a bustling commercial corridor with several new construction projects and renovations recently completed, underway, and in the planning phases. A bunch of cool restaurants and shops have opened along this strip over the last few years as more residents have moved into the surrounding area. Argo Property Read more about 16-Unit, Mixed-Use Project Underway in Brewerytown[…]

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Permits Issued for Demolition of Imperial Theater in West Philly

The Imperial Theater opened in 1914 at 215 S. 60th St. in West Philadelphia with a capacity of approximately 1,500 people. By 1954, its life as a theater ended. The building then operated as a roller skating rink for some time. In June of 2007, Left Handed LLC purchased the property for $55,100. It has Read more about Permits Issued for Demolition of Imperial Theater in West Philly[…]

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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[…]