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Comcast Innovation and Technology Center, now completely approved by city agencies, will be a historic and dramatic development for Philadelphia

The City Planning Commission’s Civic Design Review committee has given the final city agency approval for the construction of the landmark Comcast Innovation and Technology Center, which will be the tallest building in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania when completed.  This means … Continue reading

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Museum Towers II is another big apartment development in Fairmount (Franklintown), but also has some townhouses

Another major rental housing development is about to be built in the Fairmount (Franklintown) neighborhood, just north of the Ben Franklin Parkway.  This new development will be an extension of the Museum Towers apartment building at 18th and Spring Garden and … Continue reading

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Folsom Powerhouse will add some of the most modern and sustainable housing in the Francisville neighborhood

My second article on this blog was about the up-and-coming Francisville neighborhood, just north of the Spring Garden neighborhood.  Francisville is the oldest neighborhood of North Philadelphia and the original streets were laid out to be parallel and perpendicular to … Continue reading

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