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105 Units + Retail Proposed at Front and Berks in Kensington

In August of 2019, developers acquired the 12,005 CMX-2.5 zoned site at 1904-22 N. Front St. from the Norris Square Economic Development Corporation for $2.1 million. The parcel currently holds a low-rise building that was formerly a bank and surface parking lot. The development team proceeded to acquire the adjacent corner parcel at 1900-02 N. Read more about 105 Units + Retail Proposed at Front and Berks in Kensington[…]

32 Units + Retail Planned Near the Berks El Station

The area around the Berks El Station continues to evolve. We’ve told you about countless developments on N. Front St. and surrounding blocks (check out our map page). Right between the 28-unit mixed-use project and the 30-unit warehouse conversion plan we wrote about on West Berks St., another development is moving forward. Back in February Read more about 32 Units + Retail Planned Near the Berks El Station[…]

Plans to Convert Warehouse to 30 Units on West Berks St.

A historic, beautiful brick warehouse sits at the corner of West Berks St. and Mutter St. The building was erected in 1886 and was originally used as the headquarters for the Peter Woll & Sons Feather Company. More recently, the building has been utilized by the Globe Paper Company. The Peter Woll & Sons building Read more about Plans to Convert Warehouse to 30 Units on West Berks St.[…]

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102-Unit Proposal would Replace Norris Square Warehouse

We have been telling you that Norris Square is a neighborhood that should explode with development over the next five to ten years. It is already happening. Vacant lots and under utilized buildings are being converted into residential and mixed-use developments. The largest project we have covered in Norris Square is the $28 million, 142-unit Read more about 102-Unit Proposal would Replace Norris Square Warehouse[…]

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20 Units + Retail Replacing Warehouse in Norris Square

We have told you before and we’ll say it again; Norris Square is primed to explode. The transit-accessible neighborhood is located just across Front St. from Fishtown and East Kensington. It sits between the Berks El stop and the York-Dauphin Station west of the tracks. The neighborhood has one of the most amazing parks within Read more about 20 Units + Retail Replacing Warehouse in Norris Square[…]

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Development Opportunity: $2.9M for 31 Unit Plan in Norris Square

At the end of April, we told you about a warehouse in Norris Square that was approved for a 31 unit mixed-use project. Check out that article for some background information on the property. We mentioned that the warehouse at 2155-61 N 2nd St. was purchased for $350,000 in 2018 and noted that we thought this Read more about Development Opportunity: $2.9M for 31 Unit Plan in Norris Square[…]

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Warehouse Out, 80 Unit Mixed-Use Building In Near the Berks El Stop

It seems like we have been writing a ton about the area right around the Berks El Station. Projects are happening in every direction. To be honest, so many developments are ongoing or in the pipeline, that we are having trouble covering them all. We recently brought you a 95 unit project on Norris St., Read more about Warehouse Out, 80 Unit Mixed-Use Building In Near the Berks El Stop[…]

2046-54 N. Front St 17 unit development

17 Unit Mixed-Use Building Breaks Ground in Kensington Under the El

We have mentioned that the area around the Berks El stop is on fire. Blocks that were previously neglected are being renovated and infilled. Developers are opening their eyes to the fact that residents want to live near public transit, even if it is near the roaring train line. We recently brought you the 95 Read more about 17 Unit Mixed-Use Building Breaks Ground in Kensington Under the El[…]