1730-54 N. 2nd St. Rendering

115-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Proposed on 2nd St. in Kensington

Second Street and American Street north of Girard Avenue in South Kensington are exploding with growth. Several large projects have recently been completed, are under construction, and are in the pipeline. Check out our Map Page for a breakdown of the projects we’ve covered. Better yet, hop on your bike and take a cruise down Read more about 115-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Proposed on 2nd St. in Kensington[…]

1838-42 E. Huntingdon Street

52-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Planned in East Kensington

We’ve told you about all of the action happening just to the east of the York-Dauphin El Station in East Kensington. More than 700 new apartment units and multiple commercial spaces are under construction or in the pipeline in this transit-accessible section of the city. Check out our map page for details about some of Read more about 52-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Planned in East Kensington[…]

1952-58 N Front Street Rendering

46-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Planned for Former Banks on Front Street

Last week, there was a bunch of uproar from nearby neighbors and architecture lovers across Philadelphia after a demolition notice was posted on the former Ninth National Bank and the Industrial Trust, Title & Savings Co. at 1952-58 N. Front Street in Kensington. When we saw the zoning permit issued for the demolition of the Read more about 46-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Planned for Former Banks on Front Street[…]

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16-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned at Frankford and York

The intersection of Frankford Avenue, York Street, and Trenton Avenue is at the beginning of a massive transformation. If you’ve been by Frankford and York lately, you’ve likely noticed that the intersection has been closed and a traffic roundabout is being installed. Work on the roundabout began earlier this year. The project’s goal is to Read more about 16-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned at Frankford and York[…]

1300 N. Howard St. development

112-Unit, Mixed-Use, Adaptive Reuse Project Proposed in Kensington

The commercial energy from the Frankford Avenue and Front Street Fishtown commercial corridors has interestingly spilled over westward to the intersection of Howard and Thompson Street. Over the last couple of years, we have seen several businesses open up within residentially zoned properties on the southeastern side of the 1300 block of North Howard Street. Read more about 112-Unit, Mixed-Use, Adaptive Reuse Project Proposed in Kensington[…]

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6-Story, 35-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned on Front St. in Kensington

The development boom on Front Street in Kensington hasn’t slowed down and the 2000 block is one of the hottest along the northern stretch. We’ve covered multiple project on this block of Front Street and just off of Front Street in this area. Two buildings totaling 39 units and multiple commercial spaces are nearing completion Read more about 6-Story, 35-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned on Front St. in Kensington[…]

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127-Unit Project to Replace Parking Lot in East Kensington

The amount of development happening around the York-Dauphin Station is incredible. In the last few years, the area has gone from a sea of vacant lots to a massive construction zone sprinkled with completed new buildings. We’ve covered nearly 600 units worth of large projects that are already under construction or are in the pipeline. Read more about 127-Unit Project to Replace Parking Lot in East Kensington[…]

175-W-Oxford-St-Rendering

Construction Permits Issued for 128-Unit Building in Kensington

The megablock between 2nd St., Hancock St., Oxford St., and Turner St. has been sitting vacant for years as South Kensington has boomed with development around it. Plans for the 60,000 square foot, RSA-5 zoned property at 175 W. Oxford St. came to light in 2019 when developers proposed 159 residential units, more than 32,000 Read more about Construction Permits Issued for 128-Unit Building in Kensington[…]