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We've told you in the past, but we'll remind you anyway: CHOP wasn't always located in West Philadelphia. The move to its current location happened only fifty years ago; and for an organization that dates back to 1866, that's only about 30% of its history spent on the other side

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Waaaaaay back in 2012, we told you about plans for the creation of a superblock in Mantua, combining the four square blocks encompassed by 36th Street, 38th Street, Haverford Ave., and Wallace St., which was to be occupied by a suburban-style supermarket and a sea of surface parking. This plan

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On this Monday evening of a holiday week, perhaps you'll unwind from a busy day at the office with a glass of wine. And maybe, as you're sipping a fine Cabernet or Merlot, you'll daydream about a long ago trip to wine country, and an unforgettable glass of wine you

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Here's a rare case of a Naked Philly story taking things a bit too literally: a reader reached out the other day, giving us the heads up about a somewhat notorious property that's currently for sale. 1900 S. Columbus Blvd. probably isn't an address that immediately sparks any recognition. If

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We've been banging the drum for many years that Washington Avenue west of Broad should make the transition from light industrial to mixed-use, and we've slowly seen progress on that front. Over the last several years, more than 600 units have appeared on Washington Ave. between Broad Street and Grays

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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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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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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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