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Renderings Released for 139-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project in Kensington

About a month ago, we told you about an adaptive reuse project near the York-Dauphin Station in East Kensington at 1825 E. Boston St. Check out that article for background information about the original structure and the project in general. The project consists of an overbuild of the original structure and a 6-story new construction Read more about Renderings Released for 139-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project in Kensington[…]

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138-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Planned in East Kensington

There are several large projects planned or under construction in the pocket of East Kensington surrounding the York-Dauphin El Station. We’ve covered many of them. Check out our map page to see what’s happening nearby. We plan on doing a few East Kensington project updates in the near future, but today we’ll bring you a Read more about 138-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Planned in East Kensington[…]

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86 Units + Commercial Space Coming to Kensington’s Harbison’s Dairy Building

What a long strange stretch these last 6 weeks have been. With construction resuming on Friday, we figured it would be a good time to start bringing you more Philadelphia development news. Hopefully, this will be the start of a return to some semblance of normal life. If you live anywhere near Kensington, you’re likely Read more about 86 Units + Commercial Space Coming to Kensington’s Harbison’s Dairy Building[…]

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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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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[…]

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24-Unit Building Rising in Kensington

Another mid-rise apartment building is coming to Kensington, hoping to supply pent-up demand for transit-accessible units in Philadelphia’s Riverwards. As we’ve mentioned many times before, the area surrounding Front St. and the El is exploding. Momentum has pushed from the Girard Station, to Berks, and is now moving towards the York-Dauphin stop. Just east of Read more about 24-Unit Building Rising in Kensington[…]

63 Units + Retail Proposed for Kensington Under the El

The area surrounding the York-Dauphin Station continues to see project proposals and developments move forward. We’ve told you about a 147-unit proposal on Boston St., a 107-unit proposal on York St., a 106-unit proposal on York St., and a 19-unit mixed-use project that has broken ground on York St. Big things are planned for 2315 Read more about 63 Units + Retail Proposed for Kensington Under the El[…]

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14-Unit Mixed-Use Property To Rise Under the El in Kensington

North Front Street’s revival continues. Properties are changing hands, buildings are getting renovated, and empty lots are being developed. Residents and retailers are putting down roots next to the elevated tracks of the Market-Frankford Line at an accelerated pace. We’ve told you about a bunch of projects surrounding the Berks El Stop on the border Read more about 14-Unit Mixed-Use Property To Rise Under the El in Kensington[…]