Three Kensington Homes to Be Renovated

A nearby building with conversion potential isn't so lucky.

Google Street View of the lonely warehouse.

Google Street View of the lonely warehouse.

Good news comes to three Hagert Street homes that were caught in a fiery blaze last February. The buildings are owned by the Fishtown Redevelopment Authority, which bought them in April 2008. The purchase took an even more optimistic turn when plans were announced to renovate the properties. Since last summer, the permits have been renewed and talks of restorations have recommenced. From NakedPhilly:

The owners should have an easy time finding tenants, as the neighborhood is experiencing a consistently heavy dose of redevelopment, both along the Frankford Ave. commercial corridor and on the surrounding blocks as well.

Meanwhile, a neighboring vacant factory/warehouse with decent potential has yet to see the same kind of redevelopment hope. Anyone interested making an industrial-to-residential conversion?

Three Homes Getting Renovated Off Trenton Ave. Makes Us Wonder About A Warehouse Nearby [Naked Philly]