• developments in old city summer 2014


For developments with multiple addresses, greater than four units, greater than 10,000 SF, or height of four stories or higher.


247-259 Market Street (former Shirt Corner)

Developer: Alterra Property Group

Mixed-use historic development project, with 59 apartments and first floor retail, preleased to CVS Pharmacy + approx. 1,500 SF additional retail space. 

Status: Status: demolition complete, under construction


135-137 N. 3rd Street (former Samuel Machinery)

Developer: Cynergy Builders

Redevelopment of a five-story former industrial supply building.  Planned residential and first floor retail. 

Status: under construction


The Pottery 

105 N. 2nd Street

Developer:  105 N. 2nd Street Investors, LP

Mixed-use redevelopment of existing structure (former Trenton China Pottery) - 44 rental residential units - studio, one and two-bedroom units, plus 2,000 SF retail 

Status: under construction


Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd Street
Architect: Robert A.M. Stern Architects
$150 million-dollar new construction of 32,000 SF museum at 3rd and Chestnut.
Status: site preparation for demolition in progress

The National

115 N. 2nd St.

Owner: The Patriot Building Group, LLC 

Planned mixed-use redevelopment of existing structure/new construction; 123 residential rental units and approx. 3,000 - 3,400 SF of retail space in 2 units.  

Status: approvals in place


205 Race Street 

Developer: Brown Hill Development

Proposed 16-18 story mixed-use property with approx. 130 residential rental units - studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments and approx. 14,000 SF of retail space (design subject to change). 

Status: seeking approvals


Marina View 

230-250 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd. 

Developer: Ensemble Real Estate

180 apartment units on 11 floors, with 1,100 SF of retail space. 


One Franklin Square 

401 Race Street

Developer:  ARC Properties 

263,000 SF mixed-use redevelopment project with 200 residential units, hotel, 8,000 SF of retail space and a 120-car underground parking garage (design subject to change). 

Status: design revised, seeking approvals.


Renaissance Plaza

Columbus Blvd and Callowhill St.  

Developer: Carl Marks & Co. 

Five 22- and 25-story buildings (new construction; in phases), consisting of 1,395 rental apartments, 16 townhouses and 70,000 SF of retail use. 

Status: seeking approvals. 


115-117 N. 3rd Street

Developer:  Phoenix Realty Holdings 

Redevelopment of a 5 story mixed-use building.

Status: under construction


111-117 Walnut Street

Developer: Society Hill Developers

Four luxury townhomes - 4- and 5-bedrooms; 5,200 - 7,000 SF customizable design, with 2-car garages.

Status: under construction 


18 N. 3rd Street

Redevelopment of four-story mixed-use building

Status: under construction


The Umbrella Building
20 S. 3rd Street
Developer: Dynamic Global Management
$1.2 million redevelopment of Certified Historic four-story mixed-use building. First-floor retail with upper-floor residential.
Status: under construction


5 Bank Street
Developer: US Construction
New construction of four residential townhouses.
Status: under construction


500 Walnut Street
Developer: Tom Scannepieco
Proposed $150 million construction of 26-story, 40-unit luxury residential high-rise tower at 5th and Walnut Steets
Status: seeking approvals


313-325 Race Street
Developer: 313 Race Associates, LLP
New construction of seven-story, 50,000 SF residential building on existing empty lot. 43 units with 20 indoor parking spaces and 15 bicycle spaces.
Status: Seeking approvals


304 Arch Street

Developer: ASI Management

Proposed new construction of mixed-use addition to existing five-story mixed-use building, with eight residential apartments on upper floors and first-floor commercial.
Status: Seeking approvals


7inSPIRE Townhomes

113-125 Church Street

Developer: Atrium Design Group

New construction of 7-unit, 5-story luxury townhome development, including first-floor garages, internal elevators and roof decks

Status: Construction in progress


Front and Quarry Streets

Developer: Atlantic Development LLC

New construction of 6-unit, 5-story condo building at the corner of Front and Quarry Streets. Status: under construction 


Recent Developments


Walnut Place

320 Walnut Street

Developer: Philadelphia Management Corp.

Six-story, 68,460 SF former office building converted into 66 residential rental units and first-floor commercial space.

Status: construction complete; now leasing


Arden Theatre Hamilton Family Arts Center 

62 N. 2nd Street

Conversion of industrial building into a 22,000 SF education and innovation center. This $5.8 million dollar expansion includes 80-seat theater, rehearsal space, classes, workshops and set-building studio. 


FringeArts Headquarters

Columbus Boulevard & Race Street

Conversion of a 10,000 SF former pumping station into the permanent headquarters for the FringeArts festival, including a 225-seat theater, a rehearsal studio, restaurant/bar, outdoor plaza and headquarters offices. 


229 Arch St.

65 apartment units: studio, one- and two-bedroom units + 4,000 SF retail space. 

Status: apartment leasing complete; retail space available. 


228-230 Arch Street

Developer: Steve Lin

Redevelopment of two five-story buildings with rental apartment units, plus first-floor retail/restaurant space.

Status: under construction


233 Chestnut Street

Developer: Urban Space Development

Conversion of three-story commercial building into a five-story mixed-use property, with luxury condos, including a two-floor penthouse suite. Commercial tenant: Capogiro Gelato Artisans.

Status: under construction


John C. Haas Archive of Science & Business

36 S. 3rd Street

Newly constructed archives by the Chemical Heritage Foundation, preserving existing facade of previous building. Total project cost of $4.1 million.


17 Letitia Street

New in-fill construction of single-family townhouse with first floor garage