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We have spent plenty of time on Vine St. in Old City recently, as projects are popping up and wrapping up left and right. This has been one of the busier streets in the area, with the Painted Bride serving something of an axis around which everything else spun. Funnily

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Public housing has a roughly 100-year history in the United States, and the government is still trying to figure out the most effective approach to solving the intractable problem of finding shelter for folks who are priced out of market rate housing. Take, for example, the tower-in-the-park approach that was

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The other day when we were visiting the former UScience's campus that St. Joe's plans to sell, we were caught off-guard by a looming orange presence. No, we don't mean an unexpected visit by Gritty, but by a strikingly contemporary facade hidden behind the braided branches of the trees of

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You're likely familiar with St. Joseph's University, sitting on the western edge of the city, and you may also be familiar with the former USciences as well. But it's entirely possible that you were unaware that St. Joe's merged with USciences a couple years back, taking over the small campus

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After checking out a trio of projects along N. 3rd St., we decided to continue north to see what we could see along this stretch. Unsurprisingly, we found a couple other intriguing sites: one at the finish line and another eagerly awaiting its next phase.We start with 1139 N. 3rd

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When we think of development in Northern Liberties, much of it revolves around the bustling N. 2nd Street corridor and all of the action down by the waterfront. However, if you scoot just a block west, there is plenty happening along N. 3rd St. as well, where so much is

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It is not rare for projects to morph and change as they move forward, as all sorts of externalities can cause zigs and zags as a building grows from idea to realty. Sometimes, those changes can be rather dramatic, with 2112 Walnut St. being a wonderful case study. After a

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Stop us if you've heard this one before: Comcast Spectacor, owner of the Flyers and the Wells Fargo Center, has big plans to develop the swathes of parking lots surrounding the stadia in South Philly. Per an article yesterday from the Philadelphia Business Journal, it seems as if there is

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The intersection of Front & Girard in Fishtown is one of the more chaotic corners in the entire city. With the overhead tracks and MFL station paired with the mayhem of traffic and pedestrians, this isn't exactly a spot where you're going to find a deep sense of relaxation. And

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It seems whenever we go to check out a property, we are drawn in any number of directions as other signs of construction lure us in. After visiting a duo of projects in Old City, we made our way just a block north to Callowhill St., where the eastern side

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