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Penn Treaty Metals Project Proceeding on Frankford Avenue
Last summer, developers came to the community with plans to redevelop the large parcel at 1405 Frankford Ave., the longtime home of Penn Treaty Metals. By right, the developers could have built a mixed-use project with 30 units and no parking, but they instead proposed 32 units and 16 parking spaces. Full Article on OFC Realty […]
Last summer, developers came to the community with plans to redevelop the large parcel at 1405 Frankford Ave., the longtime home of Penn Treaty Metals. By right, the developers could have built a mixed-use project with 30 units...
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Taking the Temperature of Philadelphia Retail Outside Center City
When people discuss retail in Philadelphia, the conversation always begins, and nearly often ends, with Center City. Not only is it the only place in the city with high-street retail, its Gallery renovation project right by East Market is also the biggest upcoming project in the area. But Philly’s a big city, so how healthy […]
When people discuss retail in Philadelphia, the conversation always begins, and nearly often ends, with Center City. Not only is it the only place in the city with high-street retail, its Gallery renovation project right by East...
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Another Building for the 1500 Block of Ridge Avenue
We’ve drawn your attention to Ridge Avenue several times over the last few years, as developers have built new buildings on properties that were sitting vacant and/or blighted for as long as anyone could remember. A fine example of this phenomenon can be found at 1526-30 Ridge Ave., where developers tore down three eyesores and are now in […]
We’ve drawn your attention to Ridge Avenue several times over the last few years, as developers have built new buildings on properties that were sitting vacant and/or blighted for as long as anyone could remember. A fine...
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Rendering of an Upcoming Ridge Avenue Project
About a month ago, we asked you to direct your attention to the 1500 block of Ridge Avenue, where two projects were moving forward and another will soon follow at the corner of 16th & Ridge. Trinity Realty Companies, the developer for 1526-30 Ridge Ave. saw the post and reached out to us, sharing a drawing of the building […]
About a month ago, we asked you to direct your attention to the 1500 block of Ridge Avenue, where two projects were moving forward and another will soon follow at the corner of 16th & Ridge. Trinity Realty Companies,...
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More Projects Coming to Ridge Avenue
The incredible transformation of Ridge Avenue is Francisville is probably one of the biggest development stories in town over the last few years, but somehow it seems like it’s been flying under the radar. Many decades back, Ridge Avenue functioned as a neighborhood commercial corridor, creating an environment where residents were able to fulfill virtually […]
The incredible transformation of Ridge Avenue is Francisville is probably one of the biggest development stories in town over the last few years, but somehow it seems like it’s been flying under the radar. Many decades back,...
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Community Narrowly Comes Out in Favor of Frankford Avenue Project
You may recall that last week, we told you about plans for a big new mixed-use building at 1405 Frankford Ave. and predicted a fun community meeting on June 21st. We weren’t able to make it to the meeting, but it was apparently a doozy. Between a thread on Fishtown.us, a string of tweets from the Fishtown Twitter account, […]
You may recall that last week, we told you about plans for a big new mixed-use building at 1405 Frankford Ave. and predicted a fun community meeting on June 21st. We weren’t able to make it to the meeting,...
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Tall Frankford Project Will be a Fun Community Meeting
A Fishtown resident shot us an email at the end of last week, giving us the heads up about a new project coming down the pike for Frankford Avenue, and it’s a biggie. Developers are looking to consolidate 11 lots into one at 1405-21 Frankford Ave., a project which will consume a community garden space and […]
A Fishtown resident shot us an email at the end of last week, giving us the heads up about a new project coming down the pike for Frankford Avenue, and it’s a biggie. Developers are looking to...
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