For years, an embarrassing jungle has been the status quo at 23rd & Brandywine, a corner that’s steps away from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Over a year ago, we first told you about plans from Loonstyn Properties to build four homes at this site and rehab a dilapidated shell that was being devoured by some aggressive ivy. Over the summer, we updated you that Loonstyn was negotiating with the neighborhood association, and had cleared the land but still had not broken ground.

Over a year ago

Last summer

Last week, however, a reader checked in and gave us the heads up that construction was well underway at this intersection. We took a jaunt over there to take a look and (more…)