113-29 Berkley Street Rendering

143-Unit Development Planned at Wayne Junction in Germantown

Back in 2012, the historic Van Straaten and Harvey Silk Mill warehouse building in Germantown was demolished due to being neglected for decades. Since then, the Wayne Junction District has flourished around the property with several other old buildings being converted into residential and commercial uses. The site of the old silk mill ended up Read more about 143-Unit Development Planned at Wayne Junction in Germantown[…]

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Details Emerge for 112-Unit Adaptive Reuse Proposal in Kensington

Back in June, we told you that developers were pursuing a 112-unit, mixed-use, adaptive reuse project with 47 automobile parking spaces at 1300 North Howard Street in Kensington. The plan entails constructing a 3.5-story addition on top of the 1-story existing warehouse on the site. At the time that we posted that article, we only Read more about Details Emerge for 112-Unit Adaptive Reuse Proposal in Kensington[…]

2200 E. Somerset St. Rendering

Plans for 535-Unit Kensington Junkyard Redevelopment Released

A month ago, we told you that a project was being proposed on the site of the scrapyard on the border of Kensington and Port Richmond at 2200 E. Somerset St. Stakeholders are proposing 4 structures on the properties with 535 residential units, 179 automobile parking spaces, and 293 bicycle stalls. Three structures with 390 Read more about Plans for 535-Unit Kensington Junkyard Redevelopment Released[…]

1640 N. Hancock St. Rendering

110 Units + Retail Proposed on Site of Kensington Horse Stable

Every time we’ve passed by the horse stable at Hancock St. and Cecil B. Moore Ave. in recent years, we’ve wondered when the large piece of land that was formerly part of the Keystone Knitting Mills would get developed. A place to keep horses and carriages just does not seem appropriate anymore in an area Read more about 110 Units + Retail Proposed on Site of Kensington Horse Stable[…]

1222 N. 2nd St.

64-Unit Mixed-Use Project Finally Proceeding in Olde Kensington?

We’ve been hearing about the redevelopment of the 24,306 square foot parcel just north of Girard Avenue at 1222 N. 2nd St. for more than 4 years. Back then, the area was much different and there were not many large-scale new developments north of Girard. However, over the last several years, hundreds of units have Read more about 64-Unit Mixed-Use Project Finally Proceeding in Olde Kensington?[…]

1801-59 N. American St. rendering

110 Units + Commercial Proposed in Kensington on American Street

North American Street from Girard Avenue to Berks St. and beyond has seen countless projects proposed and constructed over the last several years. This momentum has been fueled by the corridor’s prime, transit accessible location and the TIGER grant that transformed American St. from a wide industrial road to a more pedestrian friendly thoroughfare with Read more about 110 Units + Commercial Proposed in Kensington on American Street[…]