838 South Cecil Street. Looking northwest. Credit: Google

Demolition Permits Filed for 838 South Cecil Street in Angora, West Philadelphia

A demolition permit has been filed for a vacant two-story prewar rowhouse at 838 South Cecil Street in Angora, West Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling sits on the west side of the block located between Washington Avenue and Christian Street and will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program at a cost of $14,623. Eugenia Warren Wilson is the listed owner and Thomas Curran is the contractor.

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813 North Broad Street. Looking southeast. Credit: Google

50-Unit Development Proposed for 813 North Broad Street in Poplar, North Philadelphia

A zoning permit has been filed for a 50-unit development at 813 North Broad Street in Poplar, North Philadelphia. The development, with an alternate address of 813-23 North Broad Street, is located at the southeast corner of North Broad Street and Parrish Street. the project will span a 12,449-square-foot footprint and will feature 12 underground parking spades, 30 bicycle spaces, and a roof deck. The permit lists Philadelphia Broad Street as the owner. The permit also calls for the demolition of a gas station that currently spans the lot.

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1937 West Norris Street. Looking northwest. Credit: Google

Demolition Permits Filed for 1937 West Norris Street in North Philadelphia West

Demolition permits have been filed for a vacant three-story prewar rowhouse at 1937 West Norris Street in North Philadelphia West. The former single-family dwelling stands on the north side of the block located between North 19th Street and North 20th Street and will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program at a cost of $16,961. The City of Philadelphia owns the property. Thomas Curran is the listed contractor.

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2620 North Douglas Street. Looking southwest. Credit: Google

Demolition Permits Filed for 2620 North Douglas Street in Strawberry Mansion, North Philadelphia

A demolition permit has been filed for a vacant two-story prewar rowhouse at 2620 North Douglas Street in Strawberry Mansion, North Philadelphia. The former single-family dwelling stands on the west side of the block located between West Huntingdon Street and West Lehigh Avenue and will be torn down as part of the City of Philadelphia Demolition Program at a cost of $14,290. The building is owned by the City of Philadelphia Department of Public Property. FH Demolition is the listed contractor.

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Northbank at 2001 Beach Street. Credit: ISA Architects

Northbank, an 897-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Development, is Underway in Fishtown, Kensington

Developers Concordia Group and D3 Development have begun to construct Northbank, a massive, 897-unit development at 2001 Beach Street in Fishtown, Kensington. Designed by ISA Architects, the master-planned community will span a 25-acre parcel on the Delaware River waterfront near the border of Fishtown and Olde Kensington. The project will include ground floor retail space and 539 apartments within two large multi-family buildings, 254 townhouses, and 104 stacked condos coming in the form of duplexes. The development is already underway, with paving of streets and home construction and sales.

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