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38-Unit Mixed-Use Plan on Front St. in Kensington Moving Forward?

It was only about 5 years ago that development pioneers began building under the El on Front St. in Fishtown and Kensington. Trying to rent out an apartment within feet of the roaring train line did not seem like an easy task. Slowly, projects were built. Renters appreciated the close proximity to public transit and Read more about 38-Unit Mixed-Use Plan on Front St. in Kensington Moving Forward?[…]

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32-Unit Project Near 2nd & Cecil B. Moore Needs a Variance

The intersection of 2nd and Cecil B. Moore Ave. is on fire. Last week, we told you that phase 1 of a 54-unit mixed-use project was under construction. We also recently told you about a 93-unit proposal on the northeast corner of the intersection. The old warehouse on that property has already been demolished. On Read more about 32-Unit Project Near 2nd & Cecil B. Moore Needs a Variance[…]

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48 Units Coming to 7th & Girard After Theater is Demolished

The area of West Girard Avenue between Northern Liberties and Broad Street has finally started to see some developments move forward over the last few years. There have been many infill and small rehab projects as well as larger projects surrounding the avenue. We also told you about a plan for a 120-unit mixed-use project Read more about 48 Units Coming to 7th & Girard After Theater is Demolished[…]

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28 Units + Retail Coming to Front & Berks in Kensington

We feel like a broken record. The area around the Berks El Stop is booming! Multiple large-scale developments are underway with a ton of infill sprinkled throughout the surrounding blocks. Yet, there remains a ton of vacant land and underutilized structures. It looks like another lot will be developed soon. 102-106 W. Berks St. is Read more about 28 Units + Retail Coming to Front & Berks in Kensington[…]

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43 Units + New Restaurant Planned for Kensington

We have told you again and again that Kensington is booming. New construction houses, residential buildings, and mixed-use structures dot the landscape of this transit-accessible neighborhood. We recently told you about a 93-unit mixed-use building replacing an old warehouse at the corner of 2nd and Cecil B. Moore Ave. The warehouse is now completely demolished Read more about 43 Units + New Restaurant Planned for Kensington[…]

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40 Micro-Unit Mixed-Use Project Progressing Slowly in Kensington

We apologize if we are being repetitive, but Kensington is booming. Vacant and underutilized parcels are getting snapped up and redeveloped in every direction you look in this neighborhood. Today, we will be focusing on a project west of American St. in South Kensington. We recently brought you a 120 unit mixed-use project on Germantown Read more about 40 Micro-Unit Mixed-Use Project Progressing Slowly in Kensington[…]

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Checking in on Zahav Owners’ New Restaurant in Kensington

Last summer, we heard that the owners of Zahav will be opening a restaurant at Howard and Thompson streets in Kensington. CookNSolo, led by Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook, is converting an old warehouse near the Fishtown border into a dining establishment. The team spoke with the South Kensington Community Partners last summer and said Read more about Checking in on Zahav Owners’ New Restaurant in Kensington[…]