12 hours ago

Magical home on a Queen Village alley lists for $275K

802 South 6th Street [Christina Cardone, Keller Williams]

    Magical home on a Queen Village alley lists for $275K
    A funky little Queen Village home, with almost every room on its own floor, just dropped on the market for $275,000. The home is minimalist and stunning. It sits off a quiet, pedestrian-only alleyway. The bright green front door opens into a first floor room, with a brick fireplace and enough space to spread out.
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2 days ago

For $545K, an Old City loft in a former 19th-century telegraph office

The two-bed, two-bath loft-style home, which sits smack dab in the middle of Old City, at Chestnut and Bank streets, is over a century old and still retains many of the design elements that recall its late 1800s history.

229 Chestnut Street [Zoe Fox, Coldwell Banker]

    For $545K, an Old City loft in a former 19th-century telegraph office
    When most people think of Old City, they think history, and this home that just dropped on the market for $545,000, has that in spades. The two-bed, two-bath loft-style home, which sits smack dab in the middle of Old City, at Chestnut and Bank streets, is over a century old and still retains many of the design elements that recall its late 1800s history.
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2 days ago

Old City could be getting a 19-story hotel and condo development

A local developer, who’s hoping to bring a 200-foot project, complete with upscale hotel rooms and luxury condos, to 2nd and Race streets, says the development could help grow the neighborhood.

The proposal for the project at 200 Race Street will go in front of the Architectural Committee at a meeting later this month. It...

    Old City could be getting a 19-story hotel and condo development
    A local developer, who's hoping to bring a 200-foot project, complete with upscale hotel rooms and luxury condos, to 2nd and Race streets, says the development could help grow the neighborhood. The proposal for the project at 200 Race Street will go in front of the Architectural Committee at a meeting later this month.
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3 days ago

Historic dairy plant and milk bottle eyed for mixed-use project

...meeting. It suggests demolishing the two mid sections of the former Harbisons Dairies plant at 2041-2055 Coral Street, and lowering the milk bottle structure into a partially enclosed courtyard...

...condominium in the building, but it’s on the far end of the structure, at 2042 Amber Street, and is not involved in the proposal...

    Historic dairy plant and milk bottle eyed for mixed-use project
    A proposal set to go in front of the Architectural Committee this month suggests turning the building surrounding Kensington's historic milk bottle sculpture into residential and commercial space, and-potentially-lowering the iconic piece in the process. The project, which would be designed by Landmark Architectural Design, was published on the Historical Commission's website recently, ahead of a June 27 meeting.
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3 days ago

Queen Village home with a ton of character lists for $440K

With off-white walls, exposed beams, and funky, contemporary light fixtures, this home at 131 Monroe Street does not skimp on character.

    Queen Village home with a ton of character lists for $440K
    With off-white walls, exposed beams, and funky, contemporary light fixtures, this home at 131 Monroe Street does not skimp on character. The two-bed, one-bath home, that's nestled just south of Society Hill, in the heart of Queen Village, just dropped on the market for $439,900-and it offers a lot for the price.
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4 days ago

Christian Street Church will change hands after demolition

...the contract has been assigned to a buyer, who will take over the property at 1020-24 Christian Street after it is razed this summer. The buyer has not been named, and Feibush did...

    Christian Street Church will change hands after demolition
    With just weeks to go before the planned demolition of the Christian Street Baptist Church, developer Ori Feibush announced this week that the property will be changing hands. Feibush told Philly.com in an email this weekend that the contract has been assigned to a buyer, who will take over the property at 1020-24 Christian Street after it is razed this summer.
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Jun 15

Road closures and SEPTA changes: What to expect with travel this weekend

...and arts festival is on Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 43rd and Baltimore. There will be music, arts, crafts vendors, and activities for kids. When traveling through the...

    This is your weekend traffic and transit roundup
    Welcome back to our weekend roundup of all events, sports, closures, and SEPTA changes that are likely to affect your travel and transit this weekend. Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments. The annual Clark Park music and arts festival is on Saturday, from 11 a.m.
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Jun 14

Long-awaited Rail Park opens first phase

...of public space that runs from Callowhill between 12th and 11th, to the intersection of North Broad and Noble streets, following the path of the abandoned Reading Viaduct rail line. When the remaining phases...

...completed, it will be a three-mile park that stretches up past the Parkway, to Girard and 31st streets. Via the Center City District Aerial view of the Rail Park

    Long-awaited Rail Park opens first phase
    The opening of Philadelphia 's long-awaited Rail Park means more than just a public green space. To many, it means residential development, it means commercial growth, and-possibly most importantly-it means a heightened sense of community in Philly's Center City. At least that's the takeaway city officials stressed Thursday morning during the opening of the park's first phase.
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Jun 13

Contemporary Callowhill apartment with high ceilings asks $339K

1238 Callowhill Street 103 [Leah Strenger, Elfant Wissahickon Realtors]

    Contemporary Callowhill apartment with high ceilings asks $339K
    A roomy and sunny apartment in the Callowhill neighborhood just dropped on the market for $339,000. The one-bed, one-bath place offers 1,100 square feet of space and 12-foot ceilings. It opens to a large kitchen with a window that looks out over a both the dining and living area.
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Jun 12

Sleek Poplar apartment with stellar views asks $750K

602 North 5th Street, #12 [Jim Onesti, BHHS Fox Roach]

    Sleek Poplar apartment with stellar views asks $750K
    If there's one word to describe the apartment that just listed for $724,900 at Liberty Square, it's sleek. Another word: white. The listing mentions several homes in the same Liberty Square Townhouse complex, but the one featured here is the four-bed, three and a half-bath home, which has a contrast of off-white and dark colors that leave a clean, polished interior.
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Jun 11

City opens two trail projects near Tacony Creek Park

In a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, officials celebrated the completion of the first phase of the Frankford Creek Greenway—a section of trail running from Aramingo Avenue and Wheatsheaf Lane to Delaware Avenue and Lewis Street, according to a statement from the city.

In a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, officials celebrated the completion of the first phase of the Frankford Creek Greenway—a section of trail running from Aramingo Avenue and Wheatsheaf Lane to Delaware Avenue and Lewis Street, according to a statement from the city.

    City completes two trail projects near Tacony Creek Park
    The city celebrated the opening of two portions of their Circuit Trails last week, which-when finished-will bring 800 miles of walking, biking, and running trails to the greater Philly area.
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Jun 08

Sunny apartment in repurposed Old City warehouse asks $330K

The home, a two-bed, one-bath place in the Cuthbert Lofts, boasts nearly 1,000 square feet of space, and a whole lot of Old City charm. It’s located on 205 Cuthbert Street in an old warehouse that has the industrial-style facade of brick and iron.

    Sunny apartment in repurposed Old City warehouse asks $330K
    Tucked away on a quiet side street in Old City, this apartment in a repurposed warehouse just dropped on the market for $330,000. The home, a two-bed, one-bath place in the Cuthbert Lofts, boasts nearly 1,000 square feet of space, and a whole lot of Old City charm.
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Jun 06

Building near Frankford Chocolate Factory eyed for development

He’s not alone in this thought. Just yesterday news broke that the popular Dock Street Brewery, which currently has a location in West Philly, is planning to open a 11,000 square foot site at a former warehouse on 2118 Washington Avenue.

    Developers for Frankford Chocolate Factory eye nearby building
    A group that's currently demolishing parts of the Frankford Chocolate factory for apartments and retail is turning their sights next door. Philly-based developer Ori Feibush is currently under contract to buy the Joseph E. Biden Sales Corp.
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Jun 06

South Philly project will bring retail, housing to Bainbridge

The project, which is co-designed by E-Z Park Inc. and Gorman and Company, will see 23,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space, 48 residential units, and a 66,000-square-foot, above-ground parking garage go in at the corner of 4th and Bainbridge. The space is currently a parking lot.

    Maybe a Target? Proposed project will bring a lot to to South Philly
    South Philly is likely getting a mixed-use building with retail, homes, and a whole lot of parking. The project, which is co-designed by E-Z Park Inc. and Gorman and Company, will see 23,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space, 48 residential units, and a 66,000-square-foot, above-ground parking garage go in at the corner of 4th and Bainbridge.
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