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[…]

Frankford and York Roundabout

56 Units + 5 Commercial Spaces Coming to the Fishtown Roundabout Within 5 Projects

The intersection of Frankford Avenue, York Street, and Trenton Avenue on the border of Fishtown and East Kensington is undergoing a major transformation. The city recently completed an infrastructure project that turned the dangerous, signaled, 6-point intersection into a traffic roundabout with better pedestrian crossings. The circle improved the intersection drastically for pedestrians, bicyclists, and Read more about 56 Units + 5 Commercial Spaces Coming to the Fishtown Roundabout Within 5 Projects[…]

2224 Germantown Ave Rendering

72-Unit Building Under Construction in Kensington

A few years ago, we would have been surprised to see a large mixed-use project happening at 7th Street and Germantown Avenue in Kensington. Nowadays, not much surprises us with infill projects and significantly sized developments dotting the landscape of most neighborhoods in Philadelphia. The area just south of 7th and Germantown has exploded with Read more about 72-Unit Building Under Construction in Kensington[…]

5521 Wayne Ave Rendering

50-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned in Germantown

We’ve told you about several projects that are underway and in the pipeline in Germantown. Most of the developments have been located on the Germantown Avenue or Chelten Avenue commercial corridors or surrounding the thoroughfares. It looks like we have another project to add to the list. Zoning permits were issued yesterday for a 50-unit Read more about 50-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned in Germantown[…]

211 Vine Street Rendering

6-Story, 46-Unit Structure to Replace Old City Building

We’ve seen multiple parking lots in Old City developed recently and heard about plans to develop others. It looks like there’s another significant project in the works. Developers are planning to demolish a 3-story building at 211-213 Vine Street that has a surface parking lot in its rear. In its place, a 6-story, 61,694 square Read more about 6-Story, 46-Unit Structure to Replace Old City Building[…]

1952-58 N Front Street Rendering

46-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Planned for Former Banks on Front Street

Last week, there was a bunch of uproar from nearby neighbors and architecture lovers across Philadelphia after a demolition notice was posted on the former Ninth National Bank and the Industrial Trust, Title & Savings Co. at 1952-58 N. Front Street in Kensington. When we saw the zoning permit issued for the demolition of the Read more about 46-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Planned for Former Banks on Front Street[…]

2400 frankford ave rendering

16-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned at Frankford and York

The intersection of Frankford Avenue, York Street, and Trenton Avenue is at the beginning of a massive transformation. If you’ve been by Frankford and York lately, you’ve likely noticed that the intersection has been closed and a traffic roundabout is being installed. Work on the roundabout began earlier this year. The project’s goal is to Read more about 16-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Planned at Frankford and York[…]

500-506 N. 13th St. under construction

Adaptive Reuse Project Underway in Callowhill. 23 Units + Retail Planned

Another day, another project on 13th St. After covering the hotel overbuild project in Chinatown yesterday, we headed north and passed by an active construction site just south of Spring Garden Street in Callowhill. 500-506 N. 13th St. was most recently used as an urban horse stable. Before then, it was the home of the Read more about Adaptive Reuse Project Underway in Callowhill. 23 Units + Retail Planned[…]

The-Fairview-2616-W-Girard

5-Story, 14-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Rising in Brewerytown

The West Girard corridor in Brewerytown has been booming over the last five years with new eateries and other businesses continuing to join the neighborhood. The Monkey & The Elephant cafe operates out of an amazing space with a ton of original details and has a wonderful charitable mission. Pizza Dads, an off-shoot of Fishtown-based Read more about 5-Story, 14-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Rising in Brewerytown[…]