New Homes Rise by the River in East Falls

Now making their way towards completion by the banks of the Schuylkill in East Falls: 13 modern townhomes on a plot of land that’s right […]


“Entry-Level” Condos Planned for South Kensington Site

The Riverwards Group, already at work on N5 Square, a mixed-use mid-range residential development at the intersection of 5th Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue […]


Welcome to the Bland New World of Philly Development

Earlier this year, Bart Blatstein, the developer best known for building the Piazza at Schmidt’s in Northern Liberties and a personal Rittenhouse Square mansion, announced […]


New Active Adult Community Will Have Hospital for Next-Door Neighbor

These may be the first buildings on a hospital campus that people will want to go to: Townhomes at Riverwalk, a community of 45 active adult […]


This Punny Valentine Makes Saving Old Buildings Sexy Again

Diamonds are expensive, roses are cliché, chocolate’s fattening (but good for the brain), and you’re going to do that candlelight dinner anyway, so why not […]


Ken Weinstein Is Changing the Future of Development in Philadelphia

Imagine hundreds of developers getting their start all while breathing new life into their childhood neighborhoods and without pushing longtime residents out. If this sounds […]


Here’s What Eric Blumenfeld Plans to Do With That $56 Million for the Met

Eric Blumenfeld can now proceed full steam towards reopening a restored Metropolitan Opera House on North Broad Street at the end of the year thanks to […]


Westrum Takes The Wraps Off Luxor II

Goodbye, 770 Sandy St.; hello, 800 Luxor Lane. On the one-year anniversary of the opening of the original Luxor apartments, Friday, Jan. 18th, Westrum Development […]


A First Look at Toll’s Second Jewelers Row Tower

“It’s better than last year’s.” That’s the best thing that can be said about SLCE Architects’ reworked condominium tower for Toll Brothers City Living, which […]


Coming to a Block Near You: Rental Homes for Working Families

In case you haven’t noticed, rental housing has become the place where the action is in the residential real estate industry today. Several factors have […]


Garden State Park’s Redevelopment Enters the Home Stretch with Plaza Grande

In its glory years, Garden State Park was the region’s finest horse racing track. Part of the “Golden Triangle” of New Jersey racetracks along with […]


Houses, Condos, Shops Coming to South Kensington Lot

That large vacant lot that at Fifth Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue in South Kensington, most recently home to a circus school, is about to […]


Time to Hit the Pause Button on the Mixed-Income Housing Bill

Philadelphia has lots of affordable housing. It also has an affordable-housing problem. Here’s the problem: Most of the affordable housing is in those neighborhoods where poverty […]

Annotated aerial photo of Rowan Boulevard

A Fast-Growing New Jersey College Builds A Town To Go With It

Usually, the developments I’ve come to refer to as “Instant Urbanism” pop up on the fringes of metropolitan areas, most often near some freeway interchange that […]

Norristown Transportation Center

Why Opponents Say KOP Rail Is a Bad Idea

The No KOP Rail movement may have started when some King of Prussia residents noticed that the route SEPTA preferred for the Norristown High-Speed Line […]