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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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5-Story, 24-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Coming to Harrowgate

We have told you that Harrowgate is on its way up. The neighborhood surrounding the Tioga El Stop is attracting artists and creative companies to work in converted warehouses and former industrial buildings. We covered plans to convert an old school into 29 residential units and offices at the beginning of June. Just last week, Read more about 5-Story, 24-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Coming to Harrowgate[…]

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35 Units + Commercial Development Planned for Northern Liberties

723 N. 6th St is a 8,744 Industrial Residential Mixed-Use (IRMX) parcel on the western edge of Northern Liberties. The property has held a large one-story warehouse with multiple retail storefronts. The building was most recently home to a kitchen cabinet refacing operation, a small grocery store, a fitness center, and an office for another Read more about 35 Units + Commercial Development Planned for Northern Liberties[…]

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84 Units + Retail Coming Soon to Northern Liberties

Northern Liberties has matured from an up-and-coming neighborhood into a nearly fully-developed neighborhood filled with expensive houses and fancy restaurants. Although property prices have appreciated tremendously over the last two decades, some large parcels remain undeveloped in the neighborhood. One pocket of land that has always intrigued us is the triangular parcel just northwest of Read more about 84 Units + Retail Coming Soon to Northern Liberties[…]

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Permits Pulled for 25-Unit Mixed-Use Project Near Pat’s Steaks in South Philly

It looks like a bunch more people will have the opportunity to live within smelling distance of the most famous cheesesteak intersection in the world. The vacant lot at 9th and Wharton has seen a bunch of attempts at development over the years. In the past, neighbors pushed back against a dense mixed-use project at Read more about Permits Pulled for 25-Unit Mixed-Use Project Near Pat’s Steaks in South Philly[…]

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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[…]

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6-Story, 34-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Rising in Fishtown

We’ve covered a ton of projects in Fishtown recently. Most of them have been centered around Frankford Avenue, the neighborhood’s main commercial corridor. However, Fishtown has more than one street lined with retail spaces. Girard Avenue has seen many new restaurants, retailers, and new construction buildings sprout up over the last several years. All of Read more about 6-Story, 34-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Rising in Fishtown[…]