Festival Pier Development Rendering

500+ Unit Development Moving Forward at Festival Pier Site?

Back in 2015, Jefferson Apartment Group and Haverford Properties were selected by the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) to develop the 11-acre Festival Pier site at Delaware Avenue and Spring Garden St. At the time, the development team stated that their plans called for roughly 550 residential units and 30,000 square feet of retail on Read more about 500+ Unit Development Moving Forward at Festival Pier Site?[…]

918 Delaware Ave. Rendering

462 Units + Retail Proposed on Delaware Ave Near Rivers Casino

Get ready for some real beefy Philadelphia development news. 918-980 Delaware Ave., which is connected to the George L. Wells Meat Co. building, traded hands last August for $12.375 million along with a parcel at Delaware and Poplar. Demolition has been underway at the site for the last couple of months with significant progress to Read more about 462 Units + Retail Proposed on Delaware Ave Near Rivers Casino[…]

12-Story, 382-Unit + Retail Project to Replace Strip Mall at 5th & Spring Garden

Back in the mid 60’s, a low-rise, suburban-style strip mall was created by the Redevelopment Authority through its East Poplar Urban Renewal Plan. The complex, which sits between 5th St., 6th St. and Spring Garden, was originally the home to the Fifth Street Wholesale Distribution Association. Over time, the structures morphed into a more traditional Read more about 12-Story, 382-Unit + Retail Project to Replace Strip Mall at 5th & Spring Garden[…]

Daniel Boone School Northern Liberties Philadelphia

45-Unit Daniel Boone School in Northern Liberties is Getting Refreshed

The Daniel Boone School at 109 W. Wildey St. in Northern Liberties stands in the shadows of the Piazza. The Gothic Revival building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1926 with hints of Art Deco elements. In 1988, the school building was added to the National Register of Historic Places. The school Read more about 45-Unit Daniel Boone School in Northern Liberties is Getting Refreshed[…]

723-n-6th-demo

35 Units + Commercial Development Planned for Northern Liberties

723 N. 6th St is a 8,744 Industrial Residential Mixed-Use (IRMX) parcel on the western edge of Northern Liberties. The property has held a large one-story warehouse with multiple retail storefronts. The building was most recently home to a kitchen cabinet refacing operation, a small grocery store, a fitness center, and an office for another Read more about 35 Units + Commercial Development Planned for Northern Liberties[…]

North-Liberty-Triangle-Rendering

84 Units + Retail Coming Soon to Northern Liberties

Northern Liberties has matured from an up-and-coming neighborhood into a nearly fully-developed neighborhood filled with expensive houses and fancy restaurants. Although property prices have appreciated tremendously over the last two decades, some large parcels remain undeveloped in the neighborhood. One pocket of land that has always intrigued us is the triangular parcel just northwest of Read more about 84 Units + Retail Coming Soon to Northern Liberties[…]

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25 Unit Mixed-Use Building Coming to Front St. in Northern Liberties

The pocket of parcels northeast of the Spring Garden El Station has been dominated by parking lots for years. We always found this as a weird use of space so close to the train line. Thankfully, a 30 unit mixed-use building was recently constructed at 117 Spring Garden St., extinguishing one of the parking lots Read more about 25 Unit Mixed-Use Building Coming to Front St. in Northern Liberties[…]

517-33 Poplar St Foundation Work 3

Foundation Poured for 40-Unit Mixed-Use Building at 6th and Poplar

An old theater stood at the corner of N. 6th St. and Poplar St. for more than 100 years. Over the last decade, as the energy of Northern Liberties flowed towards the neighborhood’s western border, this building began to look out of place. Unfortunately, Northern Liberties has seen a lot of its industrial past demolished. Read more about Foundation Poured for 40-Unit Mixed-Use Building at 6th and Poplar[…]

Germantown Ave Receiving Water, Pedestrian, & Bicycle Infrastructure Improvements

Germantown Avenue in Northern Liberties and Old Kensington can be extremely hard to navigate for pedestrians and cyclists. The wide, two-way road has parking on both sides and is surrounded by construction projects. The intersection of Girard Ave. and Germantown Ave. is especially troublesome for pedestrians, cyclists, and cars. There is no traffic light at Read more about Germantown Ave Receiving Water, Pedestrian, & Bicycle Infrastructure Improvements[…]