Editor’s note: This article was last published on March 1, 2017 and has since been updated with the most recent information.
At this moment, there are nearly 30 high-rises under construction, changing the Philly skyline one by one. Yet a number of smaller, but significant changes are underway at more than two dozen already-built properties throughout the city, too. An old tricycle-making warehouse is being turned into a school in North Philly. A historic school is being turned into affordable housing for veterans.
Yes, while Philly is in the midst of a new construction boom, we’d argue that the city is also experiencing a wave of adaptive reuse developments—projects that use a building for something other than its originally designed purpose.
While there plenty of adaptive reuse projects in the works, here we’ve mapped some of the most intriguing and interesting projects currently underway all over Philly.Read More