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Ken Weinstein

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Mt. Airy’s Trolley Car Diner Will Close This Fall

Last year, developer Ken Weinstein attempted unsuccessfully to expand his Trolley Car restaurant concept to West Philly. This fall, his Trolley Car Diner in Mt. […]

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University City’s Trolley Car Station Has Closed

Trolley Car Station, the bar and restaurant at SEPTA’s revamped 40th Street trolley portal, has closed after a little over seven months in business. The […]


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 […]


Big Plans Announced to Jumpstart Wayne Junction

At least this diner won’t be called the Trolley Car. But the Trolley Car’s owner plans to open another one as one of the first […]


Who’s Building Philly: Ken Weinstein

An idea that has been gaining steam of late among developers and planners is “social impact development.” This relatively recent concept marries the market to […]


Common Threads in This Year’s Rouse Award Residential Finalists

The Urban Land Institute Philadelphia District Council announced the finalists for this year’s Willard G. “Bill” Rouse Awards for Excellence last week, and five of […]

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Philly Developers ‘Terrified,’ ‘Intrigued’ to Have One of Their Own As President

Real estate developers tend to have a funny relationship to politics. On the one hand, they often flood local elections with campaign donations and relentlessly […]


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 […]


Can New Developer Mentorship Program ‘Jumpstart’ Germantown?

Amidst the hoopla of the renovations and rebranding of The Gallery, a new flagship Wawa and some fuss about parking in South Philly, developer Ken […]


Saved: Infusion of Funds Means Germantown YWCA Won’t Be Demolished

Good news for those of your following along with the situation at the historic Germantown YWCA. Councilwoman Cindy Bass will assign $2.2 million in Neighborhood […]


Morning Headlines: Foster + Partners Will Design $1.5 Billion Penn Health Systems Tower Project

There are a few reasons why the in-progress Comcast Innovation and Technology Center is the most important building to be built in Philadelphia in recent […]