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[…]

2200 E. Somerset St. Rendering

Plans for 535-Unit Kensington Junkyard Redevelopment Released

A month ago, we told you that a project was being proposed on the site of the scrapyard on the border of Kensington and Port Richmond at 2200 E. Somerset St. Stakeholders are proposing 4 structures on the properties with 535 residential units, 179 automobile parking spaces, and 293 bicycle stalls. Three structures with 390 Read more about Plans for 535-Unit Kensington Junkyard Redevelopment Released[…]

comly commons rendering

Renderings Released for 139-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project in Kensington

About a month ago, we told you about an adaptive reuse project near the York-Dauphin Station in East Kensington at 1825 E. Boston St. Check out that article for background information about the original structure and the project in general. The project consists of an overbuild of the original structure and a 6-story new construction Read more about Renderings Released for 139-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project in Kensington[…]

1640 N. Hancock St. Rendering

110 Units + Retail Proposed on Site of Kensington Horse Stable

Every time we’ve passed by the horse stable at Hancock St. and Cecil B. Moore Ave. in recent years, we’ve wondered when the large piece of land that was formerly part of the Keystone Knitting Mills would get developed. A place to keep horses and carriages just does not seem appropriate anymore in an area Read more about 110 Units + Retail Proposed on Site of Kensington Horse Stable[…]

2300 Market St. Rendering

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[…]

500-506 N. 13th St. under construction

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[…]