2000 N. Front Street Under Construction

5-Story, 21-Unit Building Rising Under the El in Norris Square

As we’ve mentioned countless times in the past, development has followed the transit lines in Philadelphia. Subway stop by subway stop, new buildings keep popping up further and further out from City Hall. Development has already made its way well past the Berks El Station, but there are still several vacant, blighted, and underutilized parcels Read more about 5-Story, 21-Unit Building Rising Under the El in Norris Square[…]

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[…]

2226-34 N Front St.

22-Unit Mixed-Use Building Planned Under the El in Kensington

We’ve been preaching about transit-oriented development and about peoples’ desire to live near quality public transportation for years. As mentioned many times in the past, development in Philadelphia seems to follow the subway lines. Over time, neighborhoods further and further out from Center City seem to attract the interest of developers. In the Fishtown and Read more about 22-Unit Mixed-Use Building Planned Under the El in Kensington[…]

Rendering of 1900 N. Front St.

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[…]