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1716 Frankford Avenue

50-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned on Fishtown Parking Lot Near Palmer Park

Palmer Park is one of the great small neighborhood parks in Philadelphia. It’s located along Frankford Avenue in the heart of Fishtown’s commercial corridor. The community hosts live music performances, cleanups, and other events at the park to keep it activated and looking its best. Every time we sit in Palmer Park, though, we wonder Read more about 50-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned on Fishtown Parking Lot Near Palmer Park[…]

16 Snyder Ave

Lidl, Raising Cane’s Chicken, Shake Shack, + More to Replace Industrial Plant in South Philly

If you’ve ever been to John’s Roast Pork or driven through the surrounding suburban-style strip mall section of South Philadelphia, you’ve probably noticed the manufacturing plant at Swanson and Snyder Streets. The property has been home to one kind of industrial plant or another for more than 100 years. Most recently, Inolex, a maker of Read more about Lidl, Raising Cane’s Chicken, Shake Shack, + More to Replace Industrial Plant in South Philly[…]

2501 West Oakford Street

54-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Nearing Completion in Grays Ferry

If you read our articles often, you know that our favorite type of developments to see happen in Philadelphia are adaptive reuse projects. We love to see the historic streetscape of Philadelphia preserved and for new life to be breathed into blighted old buildings. Just last week, we told you about plans to convert a Read more about 54-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Nearing Completion in Grays Ferry[…]

John Chambers Presbyterian Church

Historic Grays Ferry Church to Become 37 Apartments

If you’ve ever been on the 1600 block of South 28th Street in Grays Ferry, you’ve definitely noticed the beautiful old church just to the north of Morris Street. John Chambers Presbyterian Church sits at 1629-37 South 28th Street. The structure was built in 1902 with funding from John Wanamaker. The congregation dissolved in 2011 Read more about Historic Grays Ferry Church to Become 37 Apartments[…]

2654-64 Coral Street

41-Unit Project Planned Next to Kensington Community Food Co-op

Just four or five years ago, new commercial developments north of York Street along the Frankford Avenue corridor in Kensington were few and far between. All that has changed and now there are barely any lots available for development between York Street and Lehigh Avenue on this stretch. One property on the north side of Read more about 41-Unit Project Planned Next to Kensington Community Food Co-op[…]

2157 East Lehigh Avenue Rendering

278-Unit Project Under Construction on Lehigh Ave in Olde Richmond

Remember that 278-unit proposal at 2157 East Lehigh Avenue on the site of a car scrapyard that we told you about back in May of 2019? At that time, the development needed a variance to build a mixed-use project on the site since the property is zoned ICMX and intended for industrial use. Well, the Read more about 278-Unit Project Under Construction on Lehigh Ave in Olde Richmond[…]

2201 E Somerset Street Construction

153-Unit Project Under Construction in Port Richmond

If you’ve lived in the Riverwards for more than a few years and tend to stay informed about real estate development in this section of Philadelphia, you likely remember the huge development proposed back in 2018 on the 100,000 square foot, IRMX-zoned lot at 2201 East Somerset Street in Port Richmond. Developers received a variance Read more about 153-Unit Project Under Construction in Port Richmond[…]