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Inclusionary Project with 12 Units + Retail to Rise in West Philly

We’ve mentioned before that the neighborhoods surrounding Baltimore Avenue in West Philadelphia are some of our favorites in the city. The intricate Victorian rowhomes and the tree-covered streets make these neighborhoods feel like nowhere else in Philly. The trolley runs down Baltimore Avenue straight through 30th Street Station and the Market Frankford Line is a Read more about Inclusionary Project with 12 Units + Retail to Rise in West Philly[…]

$43 Million Renovation & Facelift Underway for the Bulletin Building

We’ve told you about Schuylkill Yards, the massive redevelopment project surrounding 30th Street Station. The $3.5 billion mega project will include 6.9 million square feet of office, laboratory, residential, hotel, retail, and green space. Schuylkill Yards is being led by Drexel University and Brandywine Realty Trust. Back in April, we told you about the first Read more about $43 Million Renovation & Facelift Underway for the Bulletin Building[…]

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463 Units + Retail Planned for Former University City High School Site

University City High School sat south of Lancaster Ave. between 36th St. and 38th St. from 1972 to 2015. The school was closed in 2013 after a vote by the Philadelphia School Reform Commission. Drexel University purchased the 14-acre property in 2014 for $25.1 million and proceeded to demolish the building. Drexel has partnered with Read more about 463 Units + Retail Planned for Former University City High School Site[…]

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Church Demolished, 278 Units to Rise at 43rd & Chestnut

We have told you about multiple, large, residential and mixed-use projects rising on Chestnut St. in West Philadelphia. A 420 mixed-use tower is rising at 38th and Chestnut St. We also wrote about a 141 unit modular construction building that is under construction at 42nd and Chestnut. Today, we bring you another project just west Read more about Church Demolished, 278 Units to Rise at 43rd & Chestnut[…]

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343 Foot, 420 Unit, Mixed-Use Tower Rising in West Philly

West Philly has seen an explosion of job growth and development over the last decade. University City alone now boasts over 80,000 jobs in health care, education, technology, finance, hospitality, and supporting industries. As mega-projects such as uCity Square, the 30th Street District, and Schuylkill Yards come to market in the coming years, we can Read more about 343 Foot, 420 Unit, Mixed-Use Tower Rising in West Philly[…]

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Construction Permits Issued for 132 Unit Building Next to Clark Park

We have mentioned that the area surrounding Clark Park along Baltimore Avenue in West Philadelphia is one of our favorite areas of the city. Its proximity to Center City combined with the abundance of trees and beautiful Victorian architecture makes this neighborhood one of the most spectacular places in Philadelphia. Next to Clark Park, a Read more about Construction Permits Issued for 132 Unit Building Next to Clark Park[…]

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141 Unit Modular Construction Building Rising in West Philly

A 141 unit mixed-use building is rising in West Philadelphia at 4125 Chestnut St. The modular construction building is replacing an old car wash. The parcel was sold in April of 2018 for $9.9 million. A previous proposal at the location called for a 17-story, 240 unit building. However, those plans were scrapped as the Read more about 141 Unit Modular Construction Building Rising in West Philly[…]

30 Unit Mixed-Use Project Coming to Flag Lot in West Philly Behind Townhomes

West Philly along Baltimore Avenue is one of our favorite neighborhoods in Philadelphia. The former street car suburb was annexed by the city in 1854. The neighborhood boasts beautiful Victorian architecture and streets lined with mature trees. It is a truly magical part of Philadelphia. Over the last couple of decades, development and students have Read more about 30 Unit Mixed-Use Project Coming to Flag Lot in West Philly Behind Townhomes[…]