The warehouse at 2nd and Wharton Streets which caught fire on December 10th of 2012, was also storage for lots of Mummer regalia. Though much of the Fralinger String Band's regalia was preserved, the warehouse itself was demolished. Now, ground has broken on the condos that will take its place.
[Rendering via Philly RE Blog]
The eleven four story townhomes slated for construction don't look particularly cohesive with the neighborhood architecture, but at least there are no street-front garages. The nouveau-boxy style seems to be taking root in Pennsport as well as Fishtown and the Graduate Hospital.
In Progress: 2nd and Wharton Street Project [Pennsporter]