Tag Archives: Fairmount Park

Ridge Flats, in East Falls, will be the nation’s largest energy independent (net-zero energy) building

East Falls is an attractive and unique neighborhood along the Schuylkill waterfront in Northwest Philadelphia.  It is just north of Fairmount Park, and the large Laurel Hill Cemetery, at a bend in the Schuylkill River.  It has been a largely … Continue reading

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Nation’s tallest student apartment building, Evo at Cira Centre South, will be part of University City’s dramatic new gateway and skyline

Two years ago, I wrote an article on this blog about a large new mixed-use development on 30th Street, between Chestnut and Walnut Streets, in University City.  The development is the second phase of Cira Centre, the series of new … Continue reading

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Major renovation of conspicuous North Philadelphia warehouse into apartments

The Pyramid Electric Supply Company warehouse, a long vacant and derelict warehouse building in North Philadelphia’s Brewerytown neighborhood, is about to be renovated into apartments.  The large building, also known as 3101 Glenwood Avenue, is a common site at the five-point … Continue reading

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