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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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21 Units + Retail Proposed on Lehigh Ave. in Kensington

Lehigh Avenue between Frankford Avenue and Aramingo Avenue is quickly changing from an industrial area to a commercial mixed-use corridor. Although it still has a ways to go, the transformation is already well underway. We told you about the 278-unit mixed-use proposal at Lehigh and Tulip St last year. That project needed a zoning variance Read more about 21 Units + Retail Proposed on Lehigh Ave. in Kensington[…]

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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[…]

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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24-Unit Building Rising in Kensington

Another mid-rise apartment building is coming to Kensington, hoping to supply pent-up demand for transit-accessible units in Philadelphia’s Riverwards. As we’ve mentioned many times before, the area surrounding Front St. and the El is exploding. Momentum has pushed from the Girard Station, to Berks, and is now moving towards the York-Dauphin stop. Just east of Read more about 24-Unit Building Rising in Kensington[…]

63 Units + Retail Proposed for Kensington Under the El

The area surrounding the York-Dauphin Station continues to see project proposals and developments move forward. We’ve told you about a 147-unit proposal on Boston St., a 107-unit proposal on York St., a 106-unit proposal on York St., and a 19-unit mixed-use project that has broken ground on York St. Big things are planned for 2315 Read more about 63 Units + Retail Proposed for Kensington Under the El[…]

32 Units + Retail Planned Near the Berks El Station

The area around the Berks El Station continues to evolve. We’ve told you about countless developments on N. Front St. and surrounding blocks (check out our map page). Right between the 28-unit mixed-use project and the 30-unit warehouse conversion plan we wrote about on West Berks St., another development is moving forward. Back in February Read more about 32 Units + Retail Planned Near the Berks El Station[…]

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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[…]