3439N17-02

Is there anything more fun than digging through zoning permits? Yes, but coming across an unexpected project is still a rush, no matter how you slice it. Case in point: brand new plans for a project north of Temple University Hospital at 3439 N. 17th St. at the site of

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After opening six years ago, the Rail Park has become a staple for the several communities that surround the two-block stretch of converted, elevated rail lines in the heart of the Eraserhood. The push from Center City District and their design lead Studio|BryanHanes to create this aerial park - meant

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04-bowery

We know how much you love a story about a surface parking lot, so we've got you covered today. Let's head back to January 2022 and whisk ourselves to a five-home proposal at the corner of S. Hicks & Pine in the lovely Rittenhouse Square neighborhood. It was there that

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The intersection of 37th & Chestnut is as close to the heart of University City as you can get, with Penn, Drexel, CHOP, uCity Square, and so much more just blocks away. We find ourselves here today for two reasons: a construction check-in and a proposal unlike any we've ever

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03-11thPine

The intersection of 11th & Pine is one of the prettiest spots you could think of, with Philly's dense, walkable layout combined with mature trees, historic architecture, and Louis Kahn Park. We've visited this very corner a couple of times over the years, most recently back in January, when the

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Paradise-aerial2

Dear Mother, what's between Allegheny West and East Falls? Well, come to Paradise! Now that the painful pop-punk pun is thankfully over, we are here to discuss the Paradise area, perhaps more familiar as the area bounded by Ridge, Allegheny and Hunting Park Ave., wedged in between those aforementioned neighborhoods.

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1649N5th-01

While we stopped to admire all of the dirt now moving at a long-stalled project in South Kensington, we noticed even more nearby. Gazing across the ever-changing Cecil B. Moore Ave., we could see 1649 N. 5th St. starting to peek over a construction fence in the distance.First, let's take

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208VineUpdate-01

Sometimes in real estate - as we discussed just the other week - things can move sloooooowly. And sometimes in real estate, things can move fast. Today presents us with an instance of the latter, as we made a trek to 208-12 Vine St. on a busy block in Old

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1700g-01

You'd be forgiven if you forgot about the big plans for the former pallet palace at 1700 Germantown Ave., on the triangular parcel bounded by 5th St. to the west, Germantown Ave. to the northeast, and Cecil B. Moore Ave. to the south. A multi-building project was pitched for the

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GtownHS-1

Germantown has unfortunately seen huge amounts of disinvestment over the past several decades, as our recent stops in the area have showcased. Perhaps the most controversial of all is the former Germantown High School at 5901 Germantown Ave., which was sadly shuttered over a decade ago, eventually selling for only

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