Posts Tagged ‘American Street’

On American Street, A Growing Manufacturer Holds On

On American Street, A Growing Manufacturer Holds On

February 28, 2014  |  Development

In the center of the debate over the future of American Street is a 20 year deli meat company, Emil's Gourmet. Will the company be swallowed up by coming residential development, or will the street, to the dismay of some residents, remain industrial? Aaron Kase has the story, in this third part of our series on the future of South Kensington > more

Future Of American Street Hinges On Soko Lofts Parcel, Now For Sale

Future Of American Street Hinges On Soko Lofts Parcel, Now For Sale

February 27, 2014  |  Development

How did Soko Lofts grow from 160 units to 320 to possibly 600? And what will happen to the parcel now that the developer has put it for sale? Aaron Kase looks for answers to these questions in this second part of our series on the future of South Kensington > more

Weighing Directions As South Kensington Evolves

Weighing Directions As South Kensington Evolves

February 26, 2014  |  Development

In this first of a three part series on the future of South Kensington, reporter Aaron Kase finds a neighborhood perched on the edge > more

Uncertainty And Ingenuity On Kensington's Industrial American Street

Uncertainty And Ingenuity On Kensington’s Industrial American Street

June 3, 2013  |  Urbanism

When the Workshop of the World was churning full blast, its brand was distinctly American—American Street, that is. The historic industrial Kensington thoroughfare is a shell of its former self but, Devon McReynolds tells us, that spells 21st Century opportunity. The question facing officials: should American Street remain zoned for heavy industry or for an evolving mix of uses? > more

Manufacturing A Good Time

Manufacturing A Good Time

March 18, 2013  |  Preservation

What to do with all these old factories? In recent years, developers have found a new approach: open them up for parties and events. Theresa Stigale pokes around Kensington and Fishtown and finds some of the best > more