1400 N Howard Rendering

Retail + Office Complex Under Construction in South Kensington

Back in 2020, the 78,000 square foot, single story, square block warehouse at 1400 North Howard Street in South Kensington traded hands for $9.45 million. After receiving zoning approval to convert the building, which is zoned for single family homes (RSA-5), into a retail and office complex, the new owner, Asana Partners, announced that they Read more about Retail + Office Complex Under Construction in South Kensington[…]

150 W. Berks Street Rendering

152-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Proposed Next to the Berks El Station in Kensington

Development momentum surrounding the Berks El Station has not slowed down. Take a walk from Front Street to 2nd Street along Berks and you’ll see a 28-unit building that is nearly completed and has started pre-leasing, another 28-unit building that is also nearing completion, and a 30-unit adaptive reuse project underway. Another 45 units are Read more about 152-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Proposed Next to the Berks El Station in Kensington[…]

1730-54 N. 2nd St. Rendering

115-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Proposed on 2nd St. in Kensington

Second Street and American Street north of Girard Avenue in South Kensington are exploding with growth. Several large projects have recently been completed, are under construction, and are in the pipeline. Check out our Map Page for a breakdown of the projects we’ve covered. Better yet, hop on your bike and take a cruise down Read more about 115-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Proposed on 2nd St. in Kensington[…]

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[…]

175-W-Oxford-St-Rendering

Construction Permits Issued for 128-Unit Building in Kensington

The megablock between 2nd St., Hancock St., Oxford St., and Turner St. has been sitting vacant for years as South Kensington has boomed with development around it. Plans for the 60,000 square foot, RSA-5 zoned property at 175 W. Oxford St. came to light in 2019 when developers proposed 159 residential units, more than 32,000 Read more about Construction Permits Issued for 128-Unit Building in Kensington[…]

1640 N. Hancock St. Rendering

110 Units + Retail Proposed on Site of Kensington Horse Stable

Every time we’ve passed by the horse stable at Hancock St. and Cecil B. Moore Ave. in recent years, we’ve wondered when the large piece of land that was formerly part of the Keystone Knitting Mills would get developed. A place to keep horses and carriages just does not seem appropriate anymore in an area Read more about 110 Units + Retail Proposed on Site of Kensington Horse Stable[…]