La Cour at 909 Corinthian Avenue. Credit: MM Partners

Façade Work is Complete at 909 Corinthian Avenue in Francisville, North Philadelphia

Exterior work has is complete at 909 Corinthian Avenue in Francisville, North Philadelphia. The building stands three floors tall and will hold 14 residential units once completed. The project is the second phase of a greater development, with the first phase being a 22-unit renovation of a larger structure to the north. MM Partners is the developer of the project.

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1451 North Broad Street

19-Story Tower to Rise At 1451 North Broad Street in Yorktown, North Philadelphia

A rendering has been revealed for 1451 North Broad Street, a 230-foot-tall residential building proposed in Yorktown, North Philadelphia, in the Temple University area. Designed by Philadelphia-based Cecil Baker + Partners and developed by 1451 North Broad LLC, the 19-story building will yield 225 units as well as 5,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space, 21 parking spaces, and amenities on the second floor including lounges and an outdoor deck.

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The Nest at 1324 North Broad Street. Credit: Google Maps

The Nest at 1324 North Broad Street Improves Density in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia

The latest addition to the Temple University area skyline is The Nest, a 215-foot-tall, 17-story student housing building at 1324 North Broad Street in Cecil B. Moore, North Philadelphia. Designed by the Philadelphia-based Cecil Baker + Partners and developed by developed by Brock Development Group, the development is called The Nest and provides 192 units of student housing, which can accommodate up to 500 students. The first floor features retail space, while the second floor holds amenity space, a fitness center, lounges, and an outdoor terrace.

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1201 West Girard Avenue. Credit: Landmark Architectural Design LLC

A Detailed Look at the 166-Unit Residential Building Proposed at 1201 West Girard Avenue in Yorktown, North Philadelphia

A few weeks ago, we introduced a four-story, 166-unit development proposed at 1201 West Girard Avenue in Yorktown, North Philadelphia. Today, we take an in-depth look at the details of Landmark Architectural Design LLC’s approximately 60-foot-tall, 46,071-square-foot development, as well as what the process behind the design reveals about the strengths and inadequacies of current architecture and urban planning in Philadelphia.

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PECO Delaware Generation Station. Credit: NatureLifePhoto via flickr

Permits Issued for Redevelopment of the Delaware Generating Station at 1325 Beach Street in Fishtown, Kensington

Permits have been issued for a residential conversion for the iconic Delaware Generating Station, located at 1325 Beach Street on the Delaware River waterfront in Fishtown. The project calls for alterations to the massive abandoned structure and creation of 216 rental residential units. The renovation area will span 235,204 square feet of space. The construction cost is listed at $29,671,303.

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