Philadelphia Development News
New Rittenhouse high rise, the Laurel, lists $25M penthouse
See renderings of the 9,000-square-foot space
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
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.