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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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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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45-Unit Daniel Boone School in Northern Liberties is Getting Refreshed

The Daniel Boone School at 109 W. Wildey St. in Northern Liberties stands in the shadows of the Piazza. The Gothic Revival building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1926 with hints of Art Deco elements. In 1988, the school building was added to the National Register of Historic Places. The school Read more about 45-Unit Daniel Boone School in Northern Liberties is Getting Refreshed[…]

Billy Penn Studios is Bringing Offices and Retail to Kensington

The popular narrative about emerging neighborhoods is that the artists come, the residents move in, and then the coffee shops, bars, and restaurants open up shop. One important factor in a neighborhood becoming successful and sustainable that is missing from this timeline is the introduction of offices and other non-service-related employment centers. Without jobs being Read more about Billy Penn Studios is Bringing Offices and Retail to Kensington[…]

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285-Unit Warehouse Conversion Underway at 9th & Poplar

The hulking building at 9th and Poplar has sat vacant and blighted for years upon years. The building was originally constructed in 1918 and used as a warehouse for Strawbridge & Clothier. It has more recently been referred to as the Quaker Building. The structure sits between the western edge of Northern Liberties and the Read more about 285-Unit Warehouse Conversion Underway at 9th & Poplar[…]

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Harrowgate Warehouse Conversion: 119 Units + 27 Commercial Spaces

We’ve told you that Harrowgate is becoming a hot spot for artists and makers that are looking for affordable space to live and work while still living close to quality public transportation. The neighborhood, which is situated around the Tioga El stop, is filled with large industrial buildings and blocks of rowhomes. We’ve previously written Read more about Harrowgate Warehouse Conversion: 119 Units + 27 Commercial Spaces[…]

Plans to Convert Warehouse to 30 Units on West Berks St.

A historic, beautiful brick warehouse sits at the corner of West Berks St. and Mutter St. The building was erected in 1886 and was originally used as the headquarters for the Peter Woll & Sons Feather Company. More recently, the building has been utilized by the Globe Paper Company. The Peter Woll & Sons building Read more about Plans to Convert Warehouse to 30 Units on West Berks St.[…]