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7-Story, 36-Unit Building Proposed Under the El in Fishtown

It was only about 5 years ago that Front St. seemed like the unsettled western frontier of Fishtown. No one wanted to live under the noisy El train tracks and the retail scene was sparse. Pioneers gradually started developing along the thoroughfare, enticed by its prime location and dense mixed-used zoning classification (CMX-3 and CMX-2.5). Read more about 7-Story, 36-Unit Building Proposed Under the El in Fishtown[…]

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462 Units + Retail Proposed on Delaware Ave Near Rivers Casino

Get ready for some real beefy Philadelphia development news. 918-980 Delaware Ave., which is connected to the George L. Wells Meat Co. building, traded hands last August for $12.375 million along with a parcel at Delaware and Poplar. Demolition has been underway at the site for the last couple of months with significant progress to Read more about 462 Units + Retail Proposed on Delaware Ave Near Rivers Casino[…]

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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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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[…]

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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[…]

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York St. Garage to Pediatrician Conversion Finally Proceeding

The garage at the corner of Cedar and East York on the border of Fishtown and Olde Richmond has sat vacant and blighted for the last several years. Back in 2011, owners applied for a variance to turn the building into two commercial spaces with one being a restaurant. The request was dismissed for reasons Read more about York St. Garage to Pediatrician Conversion Finally Proceeding[…]