SoPhilly Spotlight: Jehovah’s Witness Hall Rehab edition

We love it when real-estate developments we report on finally come to fruition, which is why for this week’s SoPhilly Spotlight, we’re bringing you an apartment at 1237 Federal St. That’s the former Jehovah’s Witness hall that has been converted to eight apartments in two stories (as opposed to the originally planned 10

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Coffee, dessert bar proposed for 12th and Ellsworth

Real-estate agent Paul Chin went before the Passyunk Square Civic Association’s zoning committee this week to pitch his idea to open a coffee shop and bakery at 1149 S. 12th St. The shop would be mostly grab-and-go with limited seating inside, about eight to 12 seats, said Tina Geary of the zoning

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10-unit apartment building proposed for site of old Jehovah’s Witness hall

UPDATE: The developer agreed in November to eight apartments in the existing two stories, no parking, and alley improvements. Check the Passyunk Square civic’s zoning committee update here for a little more info. A three-story apartment building has been proposed for 1235-37 Federal St., currently the site of a Jehovah’s

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