53-Unit Building Proposed on Site of Beer Distributor in Fishtown

The east end of Girard Avenue in Fishtown has traditionally not been the most glamorous retail corridor in the neighborhood. There are a ton of underutilized and vacant storefronts along this strip, especially as you get further away from Frankford Avenue. However, we have seen significant change over the last five years. New stores, restaurants, Read more about 53-Unit Building Proposed on Site of Beer Distributor in Fishtown[…]

1359 Frankford Ave.

33-Unit Plan Back, Offices Out on Frankford Ave. in Fishtown

If you’ve walked down Frankford Avenue during the pandemic, you’ve probably noticed construction fencing up at 1351-59 Frankford Ave. This is the oddly-shaped lot just north of La Colombe that Green Drop, a mobile Warby Parker popup, and Zipcar have operated out of over the last several years. Back in 2015, a plan emerged for Read more about 33-Unit Plan Back, Offices Out on Frankford Ave. in Fishtown[…]

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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[…]