Two Washington Avenue mixed-use projects closer to rezoning approval

For two Washington Avenue mixed-use developments to move forward, they both need approval from city council for the rezoning of the parcels of land. Earlier this week, that process became one step closer to reality with a city council committee approving of the three bills. The first project to is

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Attend this SOSNA meeting to learn more about mixed-use development planned for 2501 Washington Ave.

Councilman Johnson recently introduced a new bill to remap a lot at 25th and Washington to IRMX, which would allow a mix of residential and commercial to be built on the property, just like he did for the Lincoln Square project at Broad and Washington. The project proposed for the lot

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Spotted: Netting being installed along CSX bridge

Plans were in announced in April for improvements for the CSX bridge along 25th Street. The beginning phases are being completed now, including the installation of netting to prevent additional concrete from falling and hurting pedestrians or vehicles. This is to prevent incidents like this one in April, where concrete

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Yet another mixed-use development could be coming to Washington Avenue

Last week developers presented plans at a South of South Neighborhood Association meeting to share information about a new mixed-use development that could be coming to 25th and Washington. The plans include 6-stories, 79 apartments and 10,000 sq. ft. of retail on the first floor. Other mixed-use developments are also

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Tons of street repaving work being completed in South Philly this week

As you’re driving around South Philly this week, you better watch out for street closures and “No Parking” signs. The Streets Department has been in the process of resurfacing roads throughout the city all summer long. This week, a ton of South Philly roads will be worked on, which may

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Near-tragic accident increases concerns about crumbling 25th Street viaduct

Just after plans for the renovation of the 25th Street viaduct were announced two weeks ago, a near-tragic accident occurred because of the crumbling bridge. Late last week, a large chunk of concrete from the CSX train bridge fell onto a BMW sedan near 25th and Dickinson.

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