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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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Offices + Retail Coming to Frankford Ave in Fishtown

We last covered the property at 1351-59 Frankford Ave. back in May noting that development was on the horizon as foundation construction permits had been pulled. Check out that post for some background information on past proposals for the parcel. The lot runs from Frankford Ave. to Crease St. and includes the area where Greendrop Read more about Offices + Retail Coming to Frankford Ave in Fishtown[…]

12-Story, 382-Unit + Retail Project to Replace Strip Mall at 5th & Spring Garden

Back in the mid 60’s, a low-rise, suburban-style strip mall was created by the Redevelopment Authority through its East Poplar Urban Renewal Plan. The complex, which sits between 5th St., 6th St. and Spring Garden, was originally the home to the Fifth Street Wholesale Distribution Association. Over time, the structures morphed into a more traditional Read more about 12-Story, 382-Unit + Retail Project to Replace Strip Mall at 5th & Spring Garden[…]

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685 Foot & 245 Foot Towers Proposed Next to Cathedral in Logan Square

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has been exploring developing the parking lots surrounding the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul next to Logan Square since 2016. The Archdiocese has been working with Exeter Property Group and its subsidiary, EPG Urban, to determine the best use of the land and to source capital for the project. Read more about 685 Foot & 245 Foot Towers Proposed Next to Cathedral in Logan Square[…]

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[…]