1428 Callowhill Rendering - j2a Architects

162-Unit Building to Replace Parking Lot at 15th and Callowhill

Just over 5 years ago, the majority of the block just west of Broad Street between Callowhill Street and Carlton Street was dedicated to surface parking lots. That all changed when Hanover North broke ground in the summer of 2016. The Hanover North project eliminated most of the asphalt on the block, but a small Read more about 162-Unit Building to Replace Parking Lot at 15th and Callowhill[…]

Cameron Square Rendering

115 Apartments, 34 Townhomes Planned on Francisville Triangle

The white whale of Francisville has continued to sit vacant with multiple plans for development over the years. The last major update we gave about the property was in August of 2019, when zoning permits were issued for a 4-story, 61-unit building with ground floor retail and 21 parking spaces on the southern portion of Read more about 115 Apartments, 34 Townhomes Planned on Francisville Triangle[…]

36-42 S. 2nd Street Philadelphia

66-Unit Building to Replace Old City Parking Lot

If you read our articles often, you know that we’re not big fans of surface parking lots, especially when they’re close to public transit within the urban core. Over the last several years, we’ve seen multiple Center City surface parking lots developed with more currently in the planning stages of development. Let’s add another to Read more about 66-Unit Building to Replace Old City Parking Lot[…]

3030 North Broad Street Rendering - Coscia Moos Architecture

30-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned at Broad and Toronto

We’ve covered a bunch of projects on North Broad Street between city hall and Girard Avenue with a handful more stretching up past Temple University. However, We’ve only covered a couple of proposals above North Philadelphia Station. We see this changing over the coming years as developers continue to embrace transit-oriented development sites. You can’t Read more about 30-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned at Broad and Toronto[…]

Lawsonia Building Philadelphia

Demolition Planned. 52-Unit Plan Moving Forward on Spring Garden?

The 2-story brick building at 1106-14 Spring Garden Street, known as the Lawsonia Building, was originally constructed around 1930 as the headquarters of a plumbing supply company and was later the home of the Lawsonia Manufacturing Company, a furniture manufacturer. The building has now been vacant for more than 15 years with multiple attempts at Read more about Demolition Planned. 52-Unit Plan Moving Forward on Spring Garden?[…]

922 N. Broad St. rendering

Plans for 201-Unit Building Replacing CVS at Broad and Girard Revealed

Back in April, we told you that zoning permits were issued for a 160-unit, mixed-use building on the site of the former CVS on the southwest corner of Broad and Girard. Those permits mentioned that the project would have 2 floors worth of commercial space. It looks like plans have shifted. In anticipation of the Read more about Plans for 201-Unit Building Replacing CVS at Broad and Girard Revealed[…]

2400 frankford ave rendering

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[…]