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New Rittenhouse high rise, the Laurel, lists $25M penthouse

See renderings of the 9,000-square-foot space

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A Q&A on preservation with Docomomo’s Dan Macey

Macey tells us why we should preserve modern structures, and how to get involved.

Condo development planned for site of iconic Painted Bride building

In the midst of a legal battle over the space

Peek inside adaptive reuse project, The Civic

With 88 apartments in a former hospital.

Developers reveal renderings for Schuylkill Yards towers

They’ll reach 500 and 350 feet tall

Developer scales down Old City project to six-story building

From 19 to six stories

Empty lot across from Pats and Genos may become apartments

Zoning permits were issued last month

Cristo Rey High School wraps up $40M North Philly campus

Including the renovation of an old factory

Will Midtown Village leave the Gayborhood behind?

As the neighborhood grows and changes, some worry about a loss of identity.

278-unit project is latest in Kensington development boom

The project brings four buildings to the site

Two apartment buildings with art studios planned for empty Kensington lots

The lots have been empty for over a decade

Boutique hotel opens in historic City Hall Annex

With 499 rooms and a "notary" theme

OCF sells half of Frankford Chocolate Factory property

The sold portion will become 40 townhomes

A look inside Center City’s newest luxury building: The Girard

There’s amenities galore in this 23-story luxury apartment building.

Boston group plans 24-story senior living tower in Center City

Right in the heart of the Gayborhood at 12th and Sansom

Massive 30-acre project with rowhomes, apartments, planned for waterfront

The latest in a wave of development along the northern waterfront

19-story North Broad tower moves forward

The tower is designed by Cecil Baker + Partners and would go up near Temple

Renderings released for modular building at site of demolished church

The renderings for Next LVL show what the residential building may look like.

Mural West, a 30-story tower, coming to North Broad

The latest in a big North Broad development boom

Six-story residential project planned for Passyunk and Washington

It’s designed with industrial features in mind

After refinery shutdown, what happens to the land?

Much of the soil and groundwater is contaminated, so how can the land be used in the future?

An inside look at the newly completed Fitler Club

The Schuylkill River-adjacent project opened this month

19-story overlay project planned behind historic Society Hill buildings

The plan includes demolishing part of the existing historic buildings

New Comcast Tower, 3675 Market among recipients of ULI excellence award

Given by the Urban Land Institute

Council votes for PGW’s liquid natural gas plant in South Philly

The vote came after multiple residents spoke both in support and opposition Thursday.

DRWC seeking input as Graffiti Pier becomes public park

The DRWC has received a grant from the William Penn Foundation

Dranoff plans 47-story luxury residential tower at Broad and Spruce

Inspired by the Bauhaus movement, the Arthaus tower replaces an earlier plan for the site.

Check out the newly opened Drexel Square

The square is the first part of the long awaited Schuylkill Yards project

Remainder of Frankford Chocolate Factory to be demolished

Developer Ori Feibush said he has tried to save parts of the factory

Four Seasons Hotel plans late summer opening

And they’re officially taking reservations

First Schuylkill Yards project—a 1.3-acre park—is finally here

Drexel Square Park is the first part of the $3.5B project to open

New medical lab and office building coming to Philly’s Navy Yard

For California-based company, Iovance

In South Philly, Vietnamese shopping plaza will become 44-unit housing development

The project calls for single and multi-family homes

NY company brings coworking offices to Two Liberty Place

A second Philly location for the group

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Mapping the building boom along the Delaware River

Big changes are coming to the Delaware River Waterfront. Everything from an 11-acre park at Penn’s Landing to a massive residential village in Pennsport.

On Delaware waterfront, six-building development moves forward

It’s just the first phase of a long development process

Inside LVL, the city’s tallest modular building coming to West Philly

It’s officially opening this month

Mixed-use tower with 28 residential units planned by the parkway

The site is currently home to several rowhomes

City program will offer $10K assistance to first-time homebuyers

The program is for Philadelphia residents exclusively, and aims to combat rising house costs.