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Another Cool Mixed-Use Building to Rise on North Front Street

This much you can say for certain about the buildings that come out of Interface Studio Architects: They’re about as far from bland and boring […]

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Who’s Building Philly: Sean Schellenger

Developing property in Philadelphia resembles running an obstacle course. There are numerous permits a builder must receive in order to start even a project that […]

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First-Time Find: Industrial Loft in Old Kensington for $300K

This loft has bricks, beams and beauty. With its industrial interior, beamed ceilings, hardwood floor and steel accents, this space in a former steel factory […]

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How A Piece of the Mediterranean Landed in South Kensington

Painter Jeannie DeCarlo, says broker Stephanie Somers, is “a tough lady. It’s hard to get her to laugh. But when she does, you know you’ve […]

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43 New Townhouses Coming to Northern Liberties

This landed in the Property inbox a few days ago: an announcement from PRDC Properties that it would soon begin work on a 43-unit townhouse […]

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Report: “Anarchists” Vandalize Cars, Apartments in South Kensington

Thousands in damage after vandals target new buildings & high-end cars in Northern Liberties @CBSPhilly @ 430, 5&6a pic.twitter.com/xuJhjJ9u55 — Trang Do (@TrangDoCBS3) May 2, […]

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Neighbors Weigh In on American Street’s Future

  As Philadelphia went through its industrial revolution that made it “The Workshop of the World,” one of its greatest industrial districts was the one […]

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Work Begins on 45-Unit Development in South Kensington

While the Techadelphia project is working its way through the permitting pipeline, the partnership of Sean Frankel’s Frankel Management Company and Sean Schellinger’s Streamline Solutions […]

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AGA Developers Announce South Kensington Complex

AGA Developers have announced plans for a new residential development in South Kensington. It will be a 19-unit complex to be called South Square, on […]

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Philly Block Project Wants to Show a Truer Portrait of Kensington

A smile creeps onto Fada Ahmad‘s face as she passes around a photo of the newest member of the family, her 1-year-old granddaughter. In the […]

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ZBA Approves Techadelphia Variance

The Zoning Board of Adjustment voted unanimously this week to approve the zoning variance needed to allow the Techadelphia mixed-use project to proceed. The planned […]

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South Kensington OKs Techadelphia Zoning Variance

Developer Sean Frankel’s request for a zoning variance for his proposed “Techadelphia” mixed-use live/work tech startup hub was approved this week by South Kensington residents […]

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Manufacturing Philadelphia Tech Jobs: A New “Factory” to Rise on American Street

[Updated Jan. 27, 5:30 p.m. to indicate that a vote has yet to take place.] South Kensington (or Old Kensington, to some) has historically been […]

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SugarHouse Makes $1 Million Dollar Donation to Neighborhood Nonprofit

The SugarHouse Casino has made good on a pledge it had committed to over the summer: an annual contribution of $1 million to the Penn Treaty Special Services District […]

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Tiny New South Kensington Yoga Studio Offers a Change of Pace for Philly Yogis

Just a few weeks ago, we told you guys about Grace & Glory Yoga’s new Fishtown location, and now we’ve learned of another yoga studio […]