508 West Montgomery Avenue Rendering

78-Unit Building to Replace Parking Lot in Kensington

About a month ago, we told you about plans for a 74-unit building that will replace a surface parking lot at Randolph Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue in South Kensington. Well, it looks like the same development group is planning another surface parking lot replacing building just up the block. In anticipation of the Read more about 78-Unit Building to Replace Parking Lot in Kensington[…]

5230-32 Germantown Avenue Rendering

40-Unit Building to Replace Germantown Parking Lot

Over the last decade, we’ve seen a ton of surface parking lots in Center City and surrounding Philadelphia neighborhoods replaced with multifamily and mixed-use buildings. These are some of our favorite types of projects as they turn storage lots for automobiles into homes for people and local businesses. Today, we have another surface parking lot Read more about 40-Unit Building to Replace Germantown Parking Lot[…]

4040-50 Walnut Street Rendering

136-Unit, Mixed-Use Project Planned at 41st and Walnut in University City

A couple of months ago, we saw demolition permits issued for some stately buildings near the corner of 41st Street and Walnut Street in University City and knew some kind of dense development had to be on the horizon. We now have more information on what to expect here in anticipation of November’s Civic Design Read more about 136-Unit, Mixed-Use Project Planned at 41st and Walnut in University City[…]

1716 Frankford Avenue

50-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned on Fishtown Parking Lot Near Palmer Park

Palmer Park is one of the great small neighborhood parks in Philadelphia. It’s located along Frankford Avenue in the heart of Fishtown’s commercial corridor. The community hosts live music performances, cleanups, and other events at the park to keep it activated and looking its best. Every time we sit in Palmer Park, though, we wonder Read more about 50-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned on Fishtown Parking Lot Near Palmer Park[…]

2501 West Oakford Street

54-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Nearing Completion in Grays Ferry

If you read our articles often, you know that our favorite type of developments to see happen in Philadelphia are adaptive reuse projects. We love to see the historic streetscape of Philadelphia preserved and for new life to be breathed into blighted old buildings. Just last week, we told you about plans to convert a Read more about 54-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Nearing Completion in Grays Ferry[…]

2654-64 Coral Street

41-Unit Project Planned Next to Kensington Community Food Co-op

Just four or five years ago, new commercial developments north of York Street along the Frankford Avenue corridor in Kensington were few and far between. All that has changed and now there are barely any lots available for development between York Street and Lehigh Avenue on this stretch. One property on the north side of Read more about 41-Unit Project Planned Next to Kensington Community Food Co-op[…]