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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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South Philly Church is Getting Converted into 40 Residential Units

The historic former Emanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church at 1001 S. 4th St. was most recently the home of the Chua Bo De Buddhist Temple. The Chua Bo De Buddhist Temple received criticism for selling the 17,290 square foot Residential Multi-Family-2 (RM-2) zoned property to developers in January of 2019 for $1.675 million. From the looks Read more about South Philly Church is Getting Converted into 40 Residential Units[…]

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Brewery Planned for E. Passyunk Ave. Needs Zoning Approval

East Passyunk has one of the best and most diverse restaurant scenes in the city of Philadelphia. From Italian, to tacos, to dim sum, to Vietnamese, and of course cheesesteaks, this neighborhood has it all. Interestingly enough, E. Passyunk Avenue lacks one thing that Philadelphia boasts plenty of: a brewery. Walk across Broad St. and Read more about Brewery Planned for E. Passyunk Ave. Needs Zoning Approval[…]

6-Story, 39-Unit Project Coming to Passyunk & Washington

Washington Ave. is one of the most pedestrian-unfriendly, auto-centric commercial corridors in the city. The wide thoroughfare is lined with vehicle service companies, parking lots, and garages. However, residential and mixed-use projects are slowly starting to infiltrate the avenue. 1100-18 E. Passyunk Ave. is a triangular, 8,518 square foot, CMX-2.5 zoned parcel bordered by Washington Read more about 6-Story, 39-Unit Project Coming to Passyunk & Washington[…]

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Old School in Pennsport Converted into 42 Residential Units

Pennsport is a growing neighborhood in South Philadelphia. The old-school, historically Irish neighborhood is famous for its abundance of Mummers clubhouses and the Mummers Museum on Two Street. We have seen a ton of development in Pennsport over the last several years. Infills and large new construction projects dot the area’s landscape. The beautiful stone Read more about Old School in Pennsport Converted into 42 Residential Units[…]

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Golf Course Not Included in $200 Million FDR Park Redevelopment Master Plan

Stakeholders including the Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, and the William Penn Foundation, recently released a $200 million redevelopment master plan for FDR Park in South Philly. The stakeholders stated that “FDR’s popularity, years of heavy use, and regular flooding have taken a toll on its infrastructure and environmental integrity.” Philadelphia-based architecture firm, Read more about Golf Course Not Included in $200 Million FDR Park Redevelopment Master Plan[…]

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Plans Released for Massive South Philly Development: 2,002 Residential Units + Hotel + Retail

Plans just dropped for a massive mixed-use development at 1341 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd. in South Philly along the Delaware River. The project is dubbed Liberty on the River. The multi-stage, six-building plan calls for a total of 2,002 residential units, a 208 room hotel, 43,000 square feet of retail, and 1,378 parking spaces over Read more about Plans Released for Massive South Philly Development: 2,002 Residential Units + Hotel + Retail[…]