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Cherry on Top: Parkway Complex With Mega Whole Foods “Tops Out” Today

The development scene on the Ben Franklin Parkway is booming these days as multiple big-time projects–including a revamped luxury hotel, over 1,000 apartments, bridge and […]

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Glam It Up: Makeover of 40th Street Trolley Portal to Start in 2016

In case you missed it, the University City District has published its latest State of University City report, an annually-released compendium of the developments bubbling up in University City. […]

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For Rent: Port Richmond’s Pan-Dandy Ghost Sign Apartment

Lookin’ for a unique pad to rent in Port Richmond? The apartment with the 100-year-old ghost sign is now for rent. The Somers Team pinged us […]

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Rittenhouse Coffee Shop Spared, Its Two Neighbors Still on Chopping Block

We’ve devoted quite a bit of time to the 1911 Walnut project already. The fact that something, anything, was going to happen at the lot was […]

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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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Schuylkill River Trail Update: Bartram’s Mile to Break Ground November 23rd

Would you like to see the Schuylkill River Trail become just a wee bit longer? Well, mark your calendars, folks, because the long-planned Bartram’s Mile trail, the […]

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Sky-High Condos Aren’t the Only Piece of Two Liberty Place That’s For Sale

Last time we checked in on Two Liberty Place, we took you behind the scenes for an inside peek at the ongoing construction and newly completed […]

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Green Roof Incentive Bill Gets Thumbs Up From Council

A photo posted by katep629 (@katep629) on Nov 14, 2015 at 8:33pm PST The newly opened Cira Green in University City sits atop a parking garage between the […]

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Beyond 500 Walnut: Scannapieco Plans Second “Ultra-Luxury” Enclave in New Hope

500 Walnut isn’t yet out of the ground and Tom Scannapieco, president and CEO of Scannapieco Development Corporation, already has his sights on his next […]

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Someone Has Bought Dana Spain’s Mediterranean Villa Home in South Philly

Holy moly, the day has finally come: someone has bought that mysterious manse at Fitzwater and Marshall Streets in Bella Vista. But hold on a second […]

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New Wave: Jumpstart Germantown’s Developer Mentorship Program off to Great Start

It’s been about eight months since we’ve checked in with developer Ken Weinstein regarding the Jumpstart Germantown program, an incubator of sorts for people looking to […]

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Venice Island Transformation Receives 2015 Groundbreaker Award

Seems like yesterday that the Venice Island Performing Arts Center in Manayunk had its grand unveiling. Point in fact, it and its surrounding renewal, which involved infrastructure, […]

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Property’s Photo of the Week: You’ve Got to Have Guts to Clean Certain Philly Windows

A photo posted by Robert Mann (@rcmannjr) on Nov 9, 2015 at 11:03am PST We’ve got to hand it to Philadelphia’s window washers and façade […]

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Excitement Over Possible Fox Chase Lorimer Trail Grows in Northeast Philly

As it turns out, Bridesburg isn’t the only Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood getting to earnestly explore the viability of a new community green space. Further up the […]

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Revealed: The 7 West Philly Buildings Recently Purchased by Post Brothers

As we told you in late October, Post Brothers is betting big on the area in and around University City. While their plans will initially […]