Posts Tagged ‘Norris Square’

In Kensington, Old Textile Mill To Be Revived With Apartments

In Kensington, Old Textile Mill To Be Revived With Apartments

May 7, 2019  |  Vantage

Gotham Hosiery, once the country's most popular pantyhose manufacturer, quickly rose to fame and crashed even faster. Now, the nearly 100-year-old mill at 2nd and Norris is getting a residential makeover. Rob Masciantonio dives deep into the history of the old textile mill and details on plans for redevelopment > more

Historic Kensington Banks

Historic Kensington Banks “For Sale,” But Not Really

November 10, 2017  |  News

The saga of two historic banks struggling for survival under the EL continues. GroJLart has the update > more

Coming: Review Of Proposals For Development Of Kensington Banks

Coming: Review Of Proposals For Development Of Kensington Banks

September 6, 2013  |  News

It's down to two development firms to win the right to develop the site of the banks. But can at least some part of the historic buildings be saved? Christopher Mote has details > more

Two Kensington Historic Banks, Back On The Table

Two Kensington Historic Banks, Back On The Table

July 24, 2013  |  News

Back in the hands of the Norris Square Civic Association, the monumental banks are the subject of a request for development proposals that privilege commercial use, sustainability, and preservation. Hidden City staff writer Christopher Mote reports on that and on a ruling this week against the hardship claim that was used to justify residential development of the site--and demolition > more

Feibush Denied Variances For Latest Point Breeze Project

Feibush Denied Variances For Latest Point Breeze Project

July 24, 2013  |  Morning Blend

ZBA disapproves of Feibush’s dense plans for Point Breeze, Common Pleas disapproves of ZBA’s variances near Berks El, fire hydrant maintenance assuaged by technology, and tangoing in the Free Library > more