vietnam palace philadelphia

7-Story, 18-Unit Building Rising in Chinatown on Vietnam Palace Site

The redevelopment of the former Vietnam Palace site in Chinatown has been in the works for more than 5 years. Back in 2016, the owners of the property got a variance to build a 7-story building with 18 residential units and a restaurant on the ground floor at 222 N. 11th Street. Nothing happened for Read more about 7-Story, 18-Unit Building Rising in Chinatown on Vietnam Palace Site[…]

245-255 South 44th Street

Permits Issued for Demolition of 6 West Philadelphia Homes

Zoning permits were issued yesterday for the demolition of 6 homes in the Spruce Hill neighborhood of West Philadelphia. All 6 properties at 245 through 255 South 44th Street are zoned for single family use (RSA-5) but received zoning approval in 2018 for 4 units per building. All of the structures look to be in Read more about Permits Issued for Demolition of 6 West Philadelphia Homes[…]

2301 Frankford Ave. under construction

Bobby’s Bar in Fishtown to Become 7 Units + Commercial

It must be about 5 years since Bobby’s Bar at the corner of Frankford Avenue and Dauphin Street closed down. The dive bar, once known as Bob’s Happy Hour Tavern, was a long time neighborhood staple. It’s closure left the northeast corner of Dauphin and Frankford feeling abandoned and blighted for years. However, we’re now Read more about Bobby’s Bar in Fishtown to Become 7 Units + Commercial[…]

211 Vine Street Rendering

6-Story, 46-Unit Structure to Replace Old City Building

We’ve seen multiple parking lots in Old City developed recently and heard about plans to develop others. It looks like there’s another significant project in the works. Developers are planning to demolish a 3-story building at 211-213 Vine Street that has a surface parking lot in its rear. In its place, a 6-story, 61,694 square Read more about 6-Story, 46-Unit Structure to Replace Old City Building[…]

3748-52 Lancaster Avenue

40-Unit Building Planned on Triangular West Philly Parcel

If you’ve been by 37th Street and Lancaster Avenue over the last couple of years, you have definitely noticed that it’s a massive construction zone. uCity Square, a 6.5 million square foot mega development on the site of the old University City High School, is already well underway with multiple buildings currently under construction. Hundreds Read more about 40-Unit Building Planned on Triangular West Philly Parcel[…]

150 W. Berks Street Rendering

152-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Proposed Next to the Berks El Station in Kensington

Development momentum surrounding the Berks El Station has not slowed down. Take a walk from Front Street to 2nd Street along Berks and you’ll see a 28-unit building that is nearly completed and has started pre-leasing, another 28-unit building that is also nearing completion, and a 30-unit adaptive reuse project underway. Another 45 units are Read more about 152-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Proposed Next to the Berks El Station in Kensington[…]

4145 Chestnut St. Rendering

136-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned at 42nd and Chestnut in West Philly

Chestnut Street between 41st Street and 46th Street is one of the biggest hotbeds for real estate development in the city of Philadelphia. This stretch is transforming from a strip filled with a bunch of low rise buildings and surface parking lots (as well as one incredible church – RIP) into a mixed-use corridor lined Read more about 136-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned at 42nd and Chestnut in West Philly[…]