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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[…]

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106 Units Proposed on Blighted Lot in Kensington

You have heard us preach transit-oriented development time after time. People want to live near public transportation, especially near the subway. That is why we have seen development follow the path of the train lines. Take the eastern side of the Market Frankford Line as an example. Development started in Old City (2nd St.), moved Read more about 106 Units Proposed on Blighted Lot in Kensington[…]

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20-Unit + Retail Project Proposed for Kensington on Frankford Ave.

East Kensington and Olde Richmond have seen an explosion of new residential development over the last several years as the energy of Fishtown has bled into these two adjacent neighborhoods. Although the area has seen an influx of new residents, the retail scene has lagged behind. We have seen some new businesses open up in Read more about 20-Unit + Retail Project Proposed for Kensington on Frankford Ave.[…]

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56-Unit + Retail Modular Project Rising Quickly in Kensington

East Kensington is experiencing an influx of investment and residential density as a result of the neighborhood’s industrial past and its designation as an opportunity zone. Old factories and warehouses have been converted to new uses. Other large vacant lots are being developed into dense multi-family and mixed-use new construction projects. There are several Industrial Read more about 56-Unit + Retail Modular Project Rising Quickly in Kensington[…]

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17-Unit Mixed-Use Building Coming to Kensington

Transit-oriented development is catching on in Philadelphia’s outlying neighborhoods. We have seen a ton of development surrounding the Berks El Station over the last few years. A 93-unit mixed-use building is under construction near Front and Norris, a 17-unit mixed-use building recently broke ground at Front and Coral, and a warehouse will soon be replaced Read more about 17-Unit Mixed-Use Building Coming to Kensington[…]