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A Guide to Road Closures and Parking Restrictions for Philly Free Streets

The city has released a list of parking restrictions and road closures for Philly Free Streets this Saturday. The event will take place along a […]

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There’s a Pop-Up Beach Coming to North Broad for Philly Free Streets

Anyone who was already looking forward to Philly Free Streets on August 11th (including me) now has another reason to get excited: The event will include […]

News

The Next Philly Free Streets Destination: North Broad

The third installment of the city’s popular Philly Free Streets initiative will be held on North Broad Street from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on […]

Business

Why Parkway’s Doubling Down on North Broad

Along with Eric Blumenfeld, Parkway Corporation has become one of the most important developers along the North Broad Street corridor. And like Blumenfeld, Parkway sees […]

Property

More Residential Towers Coming Near North Broad

Having developed two apartment towers in University City, Radnor Property Group (RPG) is turning its sights to the North Broad Street corridor for its next […]

Property

North Broad Street Takes Stock of Itself

How is North Broad Street faring right now? Not as badly as many think. The numbers contained in the “State of North Broad 2016” report, released […]

Property

1300 Fairmount Project Moves a Step Forward

Roughly a month after the Divine Lorraine’s groundbreaking, PlanPhilly’s Jared Brey reports Philadelphia’s zoning board voted last week in favor of approving the 1300 Fairmount Avenue project, […]

Property

Pole Position: Light Towers “Appropriate Signal” of North Broad’s Bright Future

Mayor Michael Nutter officially announced the plan that will completely change the look, feel and future of a nearly 2.5 mile stretch of North Broad Street […]

Property

Dual Apartment Buildings at Broad and Callowhill on Track for Groundbreaking

It’s been well over a year since we’ve checked in on the two mammoth lots that encompass the the southeast and southwest corners of North […]

Property

Rodeph Shalom to Unveil North Broad Expansion

The revival on North Broad Street continues to charge ahead as the expansion to Congregation Rodeph Shalom will officially open on Sunday, May 17. Set […]

Property

Rendering Alert: There’s a Courtyard and Water Feature at Mural Arts Lofts

Oh, wow. We’ve just gotten our hands on the most recent rendering of the planned Mural Arts Lofts (aka, the former Thaddeus Stevens school at Broad and Spring […]

Property

Morning Headlines: Former William Penn High on North Broad to Be Demolished

While a specific project has yet to rear its head, the former William Penn High School building on North Broad, a structure that’s been vacant since […]

Property

The Divine Lorraine Will Be Reborn, Just Not As a Hotel

  Remember those plans to turn the Divine Lorraine into a boutique hotel? Scrap ’em. “We want to see this project get done now,” said […]

Property

Changes on the Way to Stephen Starr’s Commissary Building on North Broad

Another day, another development on North Broad Street that involves developer Eric Blumenfeld. No, it’s not about Mural Arts Lofts, the Divine Lorraine Hotel project […]

Property

Construction on Eric Blumenfeld’s Mural Arts Lofts Project Will Begin in February

Eric Blumenfeld’s transformation of North Broad Street is about to add another point on the map: the former Thaddeus Stevens School at Broad and Spring […]