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222-Unit, 14-Story Overbuild Project Planned at 23rd and Market

About a year ago, plans for a 180 room hotel project at 2300-2324 Market Street came to light. That plan entailed an overbuild that would bring the new structure to 11 total stories and also include office space. It looks like the plans have grown and shifted to a residential, office, and retail mixed-use project. Read more about 222-Unit, 14-Story Overbuild Project Planned at 23rd and Market[…]

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Adaptive Reuse Project Underway in Callowhill. 23 Units + Retail Planned

Another day, another project on 13th St. After covering the hotel overbuild project in Chinatown yesterday, we headed north and passed by an active construction site just south of Spring Garden Street in Callowhill. 500-506 N. 13th St. was most recently used as an urban horse stable. Before then, it was the home of the Read more about Adaptive Reuse Project Underway in Callowhill. 23 Units + Retail Planned[…]

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Construction Permits Issued for 15-Story Overbuild Hotel Project in Chinatown

The art deco building at 228-38 N. 13th St. in Chinatown was designed by William Harold Lee in 1949 and was originally home to Warner Brothers Films. NFL Films later took over the space. The building was added to the Philadelphia register of historic places in 2008 and was last used by Big Brothers and Read more about Construction Permits Issued for 15-Story Overbuild Hotel Project in Chinatown[…]

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138-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Planned in East Kensington

There are several large projects planned or under construction in the pocket of East Kensington surrounding the York-Dauphin El Station. We’ve covered many of them. Check out our map page to see what’s happening nearby. We plan on doing a few East Kensington project updates in the near future, but today we’ll bring you a Read more about 138-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Planned in East Kensington[…]

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New Permits Issued for 2-Story Addition, 308 Total Units at Fishtown Power Plant

A little more than a week ago, we told you about plans to build 258 residential units at the former Delaware Generating Station at 1325 Beach St. along the Delaware River in Fishtown. 216 of these units were to be within the existing building and another 42 were to be within an addition. Building permits Read more about New Permits Issued for 2-Story Addition, 308 Total Units at Fishtown Power Plant[…]

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54-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Underway in Harrowgate

I’ve told you about several adaptive reuse projects happening in the booming Harrowgate neighborhood of Philadelphia. There are many more that are underway and in the planning phases that I haven’t gotten around to writing about yet. This section of the city is made up of large old industrial buildings surrounded by row homes. The Read more about 54-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Underway in Harrowgate[…]

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29-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Approved in Kensington

Back in 2018, the Redevelopment Authority put out a request for proposal for the purchase and redevelopment of the historic firehouse at 1221-25 N. 4th St. in Kensington. The building was constructed in 1893 and operated as a firehouse until 1979 when it was deemed not suitable for the size of modern firetrucks. Since then, Read more about 29-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Approved in Kensington[…]