Parkside is one of the best looking and positioned neighborhoods in West Philadelphia, fronting the verdant Fairmount Park with some of the best examples of Victorian architecture in the entire city. However, not every property on this stretch is a prototypical example of period-specific design. Unfortunately, there are several empty

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It was just last week when we whisked you away to the heart of Germantown, where there was a proposal for a 148-unit project to rise on a former building materials site. Despite the upgrade over a mostly empty property, the community was not fond of the project, stating it

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The construction at 1101 Chestnut St., taking up the whole northern side of the block between 11th & 12th Streets, has made the area a bit of a challenge to navigate for years, as the Jefferson University-affiliated Honickman Center took the place of a less than beautiful parking garage. We

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We have found ourselves at the site of the former Festival Pier many, many, many times over the last year or so, as updates and progress in this rapidly developing area have kept us busy. A reminder, this project at 501 N. Columbus Blvd. will bring 470 units and 11

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Germantown has quickly become a major development hotspot, as our recent article on a 148-unit proposal in the neighborhood would suggest. But wouldn't you know it, there are actually two other sizable projects proposed just a hop, skip, and a jump away from our last visit. The surface lots at

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What can be said about the saga that is the redevelopment of the Painted Bride at 230 Vine St. in Old City that hasn't already been said? We were here about a year ago to give you updates on the court ruling which put the kibosh on plans for a

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By now, you have surely heard about the proposed 76 Place, a new 18,500-seat Sixers arena that would sit on what is now the western end of the Fashion District in Market East. We actually provided an update just a few weeks back about the chances of this moving forward,

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We've said it before, and we'll say it again: Germantown is one of the most gorgeous and special neighborhoods in the entire city. The property at 42-68 Church Lane, a block or so away from the famous Belgian block street and another project we checked on last year, is not

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Bethany Lutheran Church at 401 Martin St. had been a staple on the community for over 175 years, first across the street (at the current cemetery), before building its longtime home in 1873. The church held its last service in November of last year, leaving the fate of the building

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If you've been through the Riverwards at any time over the last several years, you might have noticed some of the extensive construction taking place along I-95, which cuts through the eastern edge of the neighborhood. Now that the highway construction is finished, however, we keep finding ourselves winding our

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