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47-Unit, Mixed-Use Project Planned in Germantown

The pipeline of new development planned in Germantown keeps growing. We’ve recently told you about several projects underway and in the predevelopment phases in this section of Philadelphia. We have a feeling that there will be many more to write about over the next few years and beyond. But today, we’ll add just one more Read more about 47-Unit, Mixed-Use Project Planned in Germantown[…]

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[…]

5542-44 Ridge Ave

50-Unit, Mixed-Use Project Planned in Roxborough

We’ve seen a handful of mid-rise mixed-use and multifamily buildings developed in Roxborough over the last few years. It looks like another is in the pipeline. Zoning permits were issued last week for a 3-story building with 50 residential units, ground floor commercial space, 22 parking spots, 17 bicycle stalls, and a roof deck at Read more about 50-Unit, Mixed-Use Project Planned in Roxborough[…]

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[…]

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327-Unit Apartment Building Planned on West Catholic High School Parking Lot

Back in 2019, representatives from West Catholic Preparatory High School asked the Spruce Hill Community Association for their blessing to rezone the west side of the high school property from CMX-2 to CMX-3. West Catholic was hoping to lease the parking lot to a development company who would build an apartment building on the site Read more about 327-Unit Apartment Building Planned on West Catholic High School Parking Lot[…]

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[…]

Kensington National Bank Rendering

59-Unit Redevelopment of Furness Bank Site in Fishtown Planned

Even if you’re not an architecture buff, you’ve likely admired the beautiful bank building standing proudly at Frankford Avenue and Girard Avenue in Fishtown. Currently a Wells Fargo, the structure was completed in 1878 as the Kensington National Bank and was designed by the renowned architect Frank Furness. As the Frankford and Girard intersection has Read more about 59-Unit Redevelopment of Furness Bank Site in Fishtown Planned[…]