Proposal at 230 Vine Street to Replace Famous Mosaic in Old City, Center City

Developer Atrium Design Group plans to construct a residential building at 230 Vine Street in Old City. The 54,000-square-foot structure will hold 16 units and along with 16 parking spaces and will feature an accessible roof. The building will replace the Painted Bride Arts Center, which has caused a controversy since the current building’s exterior is covered with a unique mosaic by artist Isaiah Zagar.

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Demolition Permits Filed for 3246 Kensington Avenue in Kensington

Demolition permits have been filed for a three-story structure at 3246 Kensington Avenue in Kensington. The prewar structure, located near the corner of Kensington Avenue and East Westmorland Street, once featured retail at the ground floor and residential space on the floors above, and has sat boarded up and abandoned since some time between late 2014 and early 2015. The property is under the ownership of KCT Properties I LLC.

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Permits Filed for 2245 North 8th Street in North Central Philadelphia

Permits have been filed for construction of a multi-family structure at 2245 North 8th Street in North Central Philadelphia near Temple University. The new building will replace a grassy lot with overgrown tress along the perimeter. surrounding the backside of the site. The property is located near the corner of North 8th Street and West Dauphin Street. Brotherly Love Real Estate is the listed owner.

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One Dock Street to Become the Tallest Building in Society Hill, Old City

Several sizeable developments are currently in the works in Old City, the tallest of which is the tower that LCOR Incorporated plans to construct at One Dock Street. Bower Lewis Thrower Architects is the designer for the 374-foot-tall, 31-story proposal that would rise even higher than I.M. Pei’s Society Hill Towers, built just to the south in 1964. The new building will hold 272 rental units.

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