In Logan Square

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PMC Property Group currently has two residential towers under construction in the Logan Square neighborhood which will combine for 711 units and will also bring a new grocery store to the area. These towers are together known as the Riverwalk project, and when we visited the project a few weeks ago, the southern

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In 1949, an orphanage appeared at 1823 Callowhill St., in a building designed by Elizabeth Fleisher. Fleisher is the first known woman architect in Philadelphia and also was involved with the design of the Parkway House, incidentally. The building later was home to the Children's Crisis Treatment Center, which moved several years ago to

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The Logan Square neighborhood has been a desirable part of town for decades, meaning most of the buildable lots were developed long ago. As a result, it's news any time there's a project of any size in this neighborhood, as they don't come around very often. Of course, the bigger the

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Logan Square is one of the most attractive neighborhoods in greater Center City for a host of reasons. It's easily walkable to Center City. The Ben Franklin Parkway is no Champs-Élysées, but it's still one of the most scenic routes in town and an epicenter for citywide events. And if

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Anyone that's spent time in the Logan Square neighborhood is surely familiar with the Cresswell Iron Works building, even if they didn't know anything about its history. Between 1885 and 1969, Cresswell operated out of a low rise building at 113 N. 23rd St., producing a variety of iron products, like columns, lintels, brackets,

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There are over a dozen historic districts in Philadelphia, most of which are centered around a collection of buildings whose architecture makes them worthy of designation. But there are always stragglers in each district which don't clear the historic bar, generally because they are new compared to their neighbors or they're of

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Hahnemann University Hospital was founded in 1848, and according to a report that came out this morning, it will be closing in 2019. We are sorry to say that we predicted that this might happen a little under two years ago. At that time, an investor group had a deal in

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In a pocket of Logan Square best known for museums and an expansive Whole Foods, the Reading Company Grain Elevator at 411 N. 20th St. sticks out like a historically designated sore thumb. Per Workshop of the World, this building was constructed in 1925 as a storage facility for grain that came in

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A clunky building held down the corner of 17th & Wood for many years, functioning as office space and sitting across the street from a couple of giant surface parking lots. Just a half a block from the Vine Street Expressway, the building didn't call much attention to itself and

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We were down at L&I the other day and got what we were looking for much more quickly than expected, and found ourselves with some time to kill in the heart of Center City. We took the opportunity to amble over to the new Comcast Technology Center, which was bustling with

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