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Developer scales down Old City project to six-story building
Blog 6 days ago
Developer scales down Old City project to six-story building

Ambit Architecture From 19 to six stories It was originally going to be one of the few high-rise hotels in Old City, but a mixed-use project...

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Empty lot across from Pats and Genos may become apartments
Blog 1 week ago
Empty lot across from Pats and Genos may become apartments

Vía HightopDevelopment.com Zoning permits were issued last month For years the fate of the empty lot across from the popular tourist hubs of Pat’s...

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Will Midtown Village leave the Gayborhood behind?
Blog 2 weeks ago
Will Midtown Village leave the Gayborhood behind?

The corner of Latimer and Camac, a small street in the Gayborhood that still features a number of LGBTQ-focused establishments. | Anna Merriman As...

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278-unit project is latest in Kensington development boom
Blog 2 weeks ago
278-unit project is latest in Kensington development boom

Renderings, DesignBlendz Architecture The project brings four buildings to the site A new mixed-use project coming to East Lehigh Avenue is the...

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Two apartment buildings with art studios planned for empty Kensington lots
Blog 3 weeks ago
Two apartment buildings with art studios planned for empty Kensington lots

The York Street building | Renderings Via CDR, credit, JKRP Architects The lots have been empty for over a decade Two adjacent empty lots East...

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City releases plan to combat increasingly hot summers
Blog 3 weeks ago
City releases plan to combat increasingly hot summers

Many lower income neighborhoods face the highest temperatures As Philly faces record-breaking high temperatures this summer, city officials have...

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OCF sells half of Frankford Chocolate Factory property
Blog 1 month ago
OCF sells half of Frankford Chocolate Factory property

The sold portion will become 40 townhomes The development of the former Frankford Chocolate Factory site took a big step forward this week with the...

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A look inside Center City’s newest luxury building: The Girard
Blog 1 month ago
A look inside Center City’s newest luxury building: The Girard

Amenities galore The massive East Market project is continuing its takeover of one Center City block, bringing high-end apartments, restaurants,...

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Massive 30-acre project with rowhomes, apartments, planned for waterfront
Blog 1 month ago
Massive 30-acre project with rowhomes, apartments, planned for waterfront

The latest in a wave of development along the northern waterfront Nearly 1,100 new homes, including apartments and rowhouses, are coming to a...

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19-story North Broad tower moves forward
Blog 1 month ago
19-story North Broad tower moves forward

The tower is designed by Cecil Baker + Partners A 19-story residential tower is coming to North Broad Street, offering a, “refined, contemporary,”...

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Mural West, a 30-story tower, coming to North Broad
Blog 1 month ago
Mural West, a 30-story tower, coming to North Broad

The latest in a big North Broad development boom A 30-story mixed-use apartment building is the latest project in a wave of new development along...

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Six-story residential project planned for Passyunk and Washington
Blog 1 month ago
Six-story residential project planned for Passyunk and Washington

It’s designed with industrial features in mind Over the past few years the western parts of Washington Avenue have been undergoing a residential...

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Remaking an apartment in a 19th-century townhouse
Blog 1 month ago
Remaking an apartment in a 19th-century townhouse

A couple remakes a flat in a 19th-century townhouse For several years, Marco Roth and Nina Dudas were what they like to call “nomadically bi-urban,...

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New Northern Liberties pod park aims to help revive the Piazza
Blog 2 months ago
New Northern Liberties pod park aims to help revive the Piazza

Helping revive the Piazza A new Northern Liberties pod park aims to draw visitors to the neighborhood and the long-suffering Piazza with local art,...

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15 places to stay on the Jersey Shore
Blog 2 months ago
15 places to stay on the Jersey Shore

Rustic tiny house in Cape May? Resort in Atlantic City? The choice is yours Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial...

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First Schuylkill Yards project—a 1.3-acre park—is finally here
Blog 2 months ago
First Schuylkill Yards project—a 1.3-acre park—is finally here

Drexel Square Park is the first part of the $3.5B project to open The first part of the transformative $3.5 billion Schuylkill Yards project is...

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Here’s what you can rent for $1,100 in Philly
Blog 2 months ago
Here’s what you can rent for $1,100 in Philly

From studios to two-bed homes Welcome back to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various...

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How Philly’s parks compare to other U.S. cities in 2019
Blog 2 months ago
How Philly’s parks compare to other U.S. cities in 2019

95 percent of residents live within walking distance of a park When it comes to park amenities and accessibility, Philly is making some great...

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On Delaware waterfront, six-building development moves forward
Blog 3 months ago
On Delaware waterfront, six-building development moves forward

It’s just the first phase of a long development process Liberty on the River, a six-building development that would transform a section of the...

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Apartments, coffee shop coming to former ICE offices in Callowhill
Blog 3 months ago
Apartments, coffee shop coming to former ICE offices in Callowhill

The building was most recently used for Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices The quickly changing Callowhill neighborhood is about to see a...

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What’s the history of that steel furnace lot?
Blog 3 months ago
What’s the history of that steel furnace lot?

The subject of a very strange Philly letter Most vacant lots in Philly go through some sort of development lifespan. They’re the site of former...

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Former St. Joseph’s Hospital gets transformed into apartments
Blog 3 months ago
Former St. Joseph’s Hospital gets transformed into apartments

With 88 units and plenty of amenities A former Francisville hospital that closed in 2016 is getting the adaptive reuse treatment. The building at...

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The National apartment building opens in Old City
Blog 4 months ago
The National apartment building opens in Old City

Inside the new space After a long, and occasionally unclear, history, the site at the corner of Elfreth’s Alley and Second Street has finally been...

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What $1,000 rents in Philly right now
Blog 4 months ago
What $1,000 rents in Philly right now

From University City to Northeast Philly Welcome back to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount...

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Open Thread: How will a new development affect the Italian Market?
Blog 4 months ago
Open Thread: How will a new development affect the Italian Market?

Weigh in A new 7-story residential and commercial building is likely coming to the Italian Market, and it has some residents concerned. The project...

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Concerns raised over apartment project’s lasting impact on Italian Market
Blog 4 months ago
Concerns raised over apartment project’s lasting impact on Italian Market

Concerns revolve around a parking garage driveway A seven-story apartment building planned for the corner of Washington and 9th Street has some...

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Another coliving company eyes Fishtown for residential project
Blog 4 months ago
Another coliving company eyes Fishtown for residential project

Common is bringing co-living to Philly As the popularity of coliving spaces rises across the country, several developers are eying Philly for their...

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Private ‘urban oasis’ planned for 10-story condo project near parkway
Blog 4 months ago
Private ‘urban oasis’ planned for 10-story condo project near parkway

It may conflict with the extension of the existing Rail Park A planned, 10-story condo project coming to the parkway will include a private garden...

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What $1,500 rents in Philly right now
Blog 4 months ago
What $1,500 rents in Philly right now

From East Falls to Fishtown Welcome back to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various...

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What’s the best time of year to start renting in Philly?
Blog 5 months ago
What’s the best time of year to start renting in Philly?

A new study suggests signing a lease in the winter Spring and summer in Philly can be a lot of things. They’re beautiful, warm, sunny, and...

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