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Renovation of Point Breeze warehouse, near western end of Washington Avenue, may start new area of rapid development

Point Breeze is the neighborhood south of Washington Avenue, and west of Broad Street, in South Philadelphia.  Once a heavily industrial area, it had fallen on hard times as the older factories closed and the middle class moved elsewhere.  Most … Continue reading

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University City Science Center to build large and sleek apartment tower on Market Street in University City

The University City Science Center is the nation’s first urban research and office park, founded 50 years ago to attract and maintain high-tech industries that seek to capitalize technology that was developed at the city’s many universities, or based on those … 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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