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157-Unit Development Finally Moving Forward in the Italian Market?

It’s now been more than a 5 year journey towards development for the 32,179 square foot CMX-3 zoned parcel on the southeast corner of 9th St. and Washington Ave. in the Italian Market. Back in 2015, a 5-story, 70-unit plan with ground floor retail was proposed for the property. Of course, nearby neighbors voiced their Read more about 157-Unit Development Finally Moving Forward in the Italian Market?[…]

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375 Units + Commercial Planned for Washington Avenue in South Philly

About two months ago, we told you about the newest plan for the infamous parcel on the northeast corner of Broad and Washington. Bart Blatstein, the current owner of the property, revealed a plan to build a 15-story building with 1,111 residential units, 65,662 square feet of retail space, and 417 parking spaces on the Read more about 375 Units + Commercial Planned for Washington Avenue in South Philly[…]

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New Plans for Broad and Washington Entail 1,111 Units + Retail

It looks like a new chapter is being written about the infamous blighted parcel on the northeast corner of Broad St. and Washington Ave. From rumors involving Will Smith to Cirque du Soleil and piazzas in the sky, this lot has a long recent history of vacancy, temporary uses and project proposals. Bart Blatstein, the Read more about New Plans for Broad and Washington Entail 1,111 Units + Retail[…]

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50 Units + Fresh Food Market Planned for South Broad St.

If you’ve been near Broad and Bainbridge Streets in South Philadelphia within the last two years or so, you have likely noticed the colorful low-rise building. The former fast food building has occupied the 8,970 square foot CMX-3 parcel for much longer than 2 years, but the building was not as eye catching in years Read more about 50 Units + Fresh Food Market Planned for South Broad St.[…]

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Permits Pulled for 25-Unit Mixed-Use Project Near Pat’s Steaks in South Philly

It looks like a bunch more people will have the opportunity to live within smelling distance of the most famous cheesesteak intersection in the world. The vacant lot at 9th and Wharton has seen a bunch of attempts at development over the years. In the past, neighbors pushed back against a dense mixed-use project at Read more about Permits Pulled for 25-Unit Mixed-Use Project Near Pat’s Steaks in South Philly[…]

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South Philly Church is Getting Converted into 40 Residential Units

The historic former Emanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church at 1001 S. 4th St. was most recently the home of the Chua Bo De Buddhist Temple. The Chua Bo De Buddhist Temple received criticism for selling the 17,290 square foot Residential Multi-Family-2 (RM-2) zoned property to developers in January of 2019 for $1.675 million. From the looks Read more about South Philly Church is Getting Converted into 40 Residential Units[…]

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Brewery Planned for E. Passyunk Ave. Needs Zoning Approval

East Passyunk has one of the best and most diverse restaurant scenes in the city of Philadelphia. From Italian, to tacos, to dim sum, to Vietnamese, and of course cheesesteaks, this neighborhood has it all. Interestingly enough, E. Passyunk Avenue lacks one thing that Philadelphia boasts plenty of: a brewery. Walk across Broad St. and Read more about Brewery Planned for E. Passyunk Ave. Needs Zoning Approval[…]

6-Story, 39-Unit Project Coming to Passyunk & Washington

Washington Ave. is one of the most pedestrian-unfriendly, auto-centric commercial corridors in the city. The wide thoroughfare is lined with vehicle service companies, parking lots, and garages. However, residential and mixed-use projects are slowly starting to infiltrate the avenue. 1100-18 E. Passyunk Ave. is a triangular, 8,518 square foot, CMX-2.5 zoned parcel bordered by Washington Read more about 6-Story, 39-Unit Project Coming to Passyunk & Washington[…]