Tag Archives: North Broad Street

Electric power station to become apartments in Poplar

The area around the intersection of 13th Street, Ridge Avenue, & Mt. Vernon Street, in the Poplar neighborhood, was a desolate spot in a largely vacant industrial neighborhood a few years ago.  For those who don’t know where the Poplar neighborhood is, it’s … Continue reading

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Former State Office Building is renovated into apartments at Broad and Spring Garden Streets

The large former State Office Building, on the southwest corner of Broad and Spring Garden Streets, has recently been converted to luxury apartments by Tower Development.  The newly renovated property is called Tower Place, and it consists of 204 luxury rental … Continue reading

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New Francisville development ready to break ground

In my first set of posts, I talked about the Francisville neighborhood, in North Philadelphia, and how it’s changing.  Francisville is a unique neighborhood, with streets that intersect at odd angles, just north of Center City.  In my first post about … Continue reading

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