817-23 Aramingo Avenue

45-Unit Building Under Construction in Fishtown Next to I-95

Take a walk around Fishtown and you’ll see new construction and renovations on almost every block. Over the last decade, developers have bought and built on most of the vacant and underutilized parcels in the neighborhood. However, there still are a handful of them out there that are hiding in plain sight. One of these Read more about 45-Unit Building Under Construction in Fishtown Next to I-95[…]

1108 N Front St Rendering

47-Unit Project Under Construction Near Front and Girard

Another day, another project to tell you about near a subway station in Philadelphia. This one is just south of Girard Avenue at 1108 North Front Street right on the border of Fishtown and Northern Liberties. Developers recently broke ground on a project that entails a 7-story building with 47 residential units, 8,520 square feet Read more about 47-Unit Project Under Construction Near Front and Girard[…]

Frankford and York Roundabout

56 Units + 5 Commercial Spaces Coming to the Fishtown Roundabout Within 5 Projects

The intersection of Frankford Avenue, York Street, and Trenton Avenue on the border of Fishtown and East Kensington is undergoing a major transformation. The city recently completed an infrastructure project that turned the dangerous, signaled, 6-point intersection into a traffic roundabout with better pedestrian crossings. The circle improved the intersection drastically for pedestrians, bicyclists, and Read more about 56 Units + 5 Commercial Spaces Coming to the Fishtown Roundabout Within 5 Projects[…]

1828 Frankford Avenue Rendering

9-Unit + Commercial Building Planned on Frankford Ave in Fishtown

About three years ago, there was a building fire near the corner of Frankford Avenue and Berks Street in Fishtown. Unfortunately, the damage from the fire led to the demolition of two stately brick structures on the corner. Then, just a few months ago, the property on the corner at 1828 Frankford Avenue hit the Read more about 9-Unit + Commercial Building Planned on Frankford Ave in Fishtown[…]

1130 North Delaware Avenue Rendering

182-Unit Building Proposed in Fishtown on Surface Parking Lot

Back in 2019, plans were released for a 10-story building with 244 residential units and 50 automobile parking spots at 1130 N. Delaware Avenue on the site of a surface parking lot and low rise furniture warehouse next to the historic Edward Corner Building. Over the last few years, the parking lot and furniture warehouse Read more about 182-Unit Building Proposed in Fishtown on Surface Parking Lot[…]

St. Laurentius Church in Fishtown

8-Story, 49-Unit Building to Replace St. Laurentius Church in Fishtown

What a long, strange trip it’s been. Nearly 8 years after closing it’s doors, St. Laurentius Church still sits vacant and blighted at the corner of Memphis Street and Berks Street in Fishtown. In 2014, St. Laurentius Parish was merged with Holy Name Parish after the Archdiocese of Philadelphia concluded that St. Laurentius Church was Read more about 8-Story, 49-Unit Building to Replace St. Laurentius Church in Fishtown[…]

1212-16 North Delaware Avenue

45-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned Near Penn Treaty Park

Zoning permits were issued for a 6-story, 45-unit building with ground floor commercial space on the site of a former furniture wholesaler at 1212-16 North Delaware Avenue across from Penn Treaty Park in Fishtown. The building will also include 16 bicycle spaces. 12 automobile parking spots, including an auto share spot, will be located off Read more about 45-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned Near Penn Treaty Park[…]