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A Storage Facility Rising on American St. in Kensington Highlights the Corridor’s Identity Crisis

American Street north of Girard Avenue has traditionally been an industrial strip. The wide road with train tracks running down the middle serviced large factories lining the street for more than a century. As urban de-industrialization began in the middle of the 20th century, Philadelphia lost industrial businesses and workers. Federal, state, and local programs Read more about A Storage Facility Rising on American St. in Kensington Highlights the Corridor’s Identity Crisis[…]

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Restaurant Replacing Auto Dealership that Never Opened on Front Street?

We’ve mentioned that Front St. on the border of Fishtown and Kensington has been on fire recently. Many new residential units and commercial spaces have been sprouting up on the corridor over the last few years. The 1600 and 1700 blocks of N. Front St. have not seen a ton of new residential projects, but Read more about Restaurant Replacing Auto Dealership that Never Opened on Front Street?[…]

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New Construction Permits Pulled for 93-Unit Mixed-Use Building at 2nd and Cecil B. Moore

The intersection of North 2nd St. and Cecil B. Moore Avenue in Olde Kensington is about to see major changes. There are multiple projects that are underway or in the pipeline in the immediate vicinity. The largest of these projects is on the site of a warehouse that has been occupied by The Resource Exchange Read more about New Construction Permits Pulled for 93-Unit Mixed-Use Building at 2nd and Cecil B. Moore[…]

Germantown Ave Receiving Water, Pedestrian, & Bicycle Infrastructure Improvements

Germantown Avenue in Northern Liberties and Old Kensington can be extremely hard to navigate for pedestrians and cyclists. The wide, two-way road has parking on both sides and is surrounded by construction projects. The intersection of Girard Ave. and Germantown Ave. is especially troublesome for pedestrians, cyclists, and cars. There is no traffic light at Read more about Germantown Ave Receiving Water, Pedestrian, & Bicycle Infrastructure Improvements[…]