4200 Market Street Rendering

352-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned at 42nd and Market

The amount of construction happening these days in West Philadelphia would have been unfathomable only five years ago. From Baltimore Avenue to Market Street and beyond, we’re seeing major projects and proposals stretch out to about 50th Street. The transformation that this area has undergone is incredible with hundreds of new residential units, lab space, Read more about 352-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned at 42nd and Market[…]

4224 Baltimore Ave Rendering

132-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Under Construction Next to Clark Park in West Philly

Almost exactly 3 years ago, we told you that building permits had been issued for a 6-story, 132 unit building with 60 car parking spots in the basement level, 50 bicycle spaces, a leasing office, and ground floor retail at 4224 Baltimore Avenue. At that time, there had already been multiple plans for the site Read more about 132-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Under Construction Next to Clark Park in West Philly[…]

4726 Spruce Street

13-Story, 181-Unit Building Planned at 48th and Spruce in West Philly

It looks like there’s time to report on one more significant project in West Philadelphia before the year is closed out. Permits were issued back in September for the consolidation of a bunch of CMX-3 zoned parcels on the south side of Spruce Street between 47th and 48th Streets. The properties include 4746-48, 4744, 4742, Read more about 13-Story, 181-Unit Building Planned at 48th and Spruce in West Philly[…]

St. Petri Evangelical German Lutheran Church

West Philly Church to be Converted into 20 Apartments

St. Petri Evangelical German Lutheran Church, also known as St. Pete’s, is located at 838 1⁄2 N. 42nd St. in the Belmont neighborhood of West Philadelphia and was designated to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places in 2013. The original, small structure that fronts Parish Street was built in 1872. The larger church structure was Read more about West Philly Church to be Converted into 20 Apartments[…]

5521-23 Market Street

58-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Planned in West Philly

If you’ve take the El through West Philadelphia, you’ve probably noticed the hulking beige building on the north side of the 5500 block of Market Street. The 29,760 square foot structure bears the name of the Advance Storage Co., but historical maps indicate the building was originally a power house. The 5,012 square foot CMX-3 Read more about 58-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Planned in West Philly[…]

245-255 South 44th Street

Permits Issued for Demolition of 6 West Philadelphia Homes

Zoning permits were issued yesterday for the demolition of 6 homes in the Spruce Hill neighborhood of West Philadelphia. All 6 properties at 245 through 255 South 44th Street are zoned for single family use (RSA-5) but received zoning approval in 2018 for 4 units per building. All of the structures look to be in Read more about Permits Issued for Demolition of 6 West Philadelphia Homes[…]

3748-52 Lancaster Avenue

40-Unit Building Planned on Triangular West Philly Parcel

If you’ve been by 37th Street and Lancaster Avenue over the last couple of years, you have definitely noticed that it’s a massive construction zone. uCity Square, a 6.5 million square foot mega development on the site of the old University City High School, is already well underway with multiple buildings currently under construction. Hundreds Read more about 40-Unit Building Planned on Triangular West Philly Parcel[…]

4145 Chestnut St. Rendering

136-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned at 42nd and Chestnut in West Philly

Chestnut Street between 41st Street and 46th Street is one of the biggest hotbeds for real estate development in the city of Philadelphia. This stretch is transforming from a strip filled with a bunch of low rise buildings and surface parking lots (as well as one incredible church – RIP) into a mixed-use corridor lined Read more about 136-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned at 42nd and Chestnut in West Philly[…]