1001 South Broad Street Site Sits Dormant in Hawthorne, South Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed no construction activity at 1001 South Broad Street in Hawthorne, South Philadelphia, the site of a proposed 1,111-unit development. Located many blocks to the south of the towers of Center City, the block-sized lot was initially planned to include a 426-foot-tall tower, which has since been scaled down to a building with 180-foot-tall tower sections. The project is being developed by Tower Investments, which has been trying to redevelop the massive lot for a number of years, but the building’s revised design comes from a different architect, the BKV Group.

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Permits Issued for a 28-Unit Structure at 1731-39 Tilghman Street in Norris Square, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a five-story mixed-use structure at 1731-39 Tilghman Street in Norris SquareNorth Philadelphia. The 34,119-square-foot building will feature 28 apartments, with 16 two-bedroom and 12 one-bedroom units. The property will also include 17 parking spaces and 11 bike parking spaces, as well as ground-floor retail space.

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