Carl Dranoff

(The former Royal Theater, in the 1500 block of South Street, now sports murals.  Public domain photo by Smallbones via Wikimedia)

Reuse Plan For Historic Royal Theater, On South Street, Moves Forward

The developer is proposing a new building constructed behind the original façade, with 45 apartments and 7,600 square feet of retail space. But not all neighbors are thrilled.

12/02/2014

Architect Gene Kohn presentation before the City Planning Commission.  (credit: Steve Tawa/KYW)

SLS International Hotel/Condo Project, New Comcast Skyscraper Seek Zoning Changes

Two projects that will become Philadelphia’s tallest residential and commercial towers went before the City Planning Commission for zoning amendments.

02/18/2014

(credit: Syma Chowdhry)

47-Story Hotel/Condo Building Joining The Philadelphia Skyline

A new project on the corner of Broad and Spruce Streets will be the city’s tallest structure built for residential use.

12/17/2013

File photo (Credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Apartment House Developer Offers Bike-Sharing For His Tenants

There will be three bicycles for residents to share at each of five Dranoff Properties’ buildings: three in center city, one in Manayunk, and one on the Camden waterfront.

09/12/2012

Jewell Williams

Rittenhouse Condos On The Market At New Sheriff’s 1st Foreclosure Sale

Newly elected Sheriff Jewell Williams will preside over his first mortgage foreclosure sale this morning. A number of those properties have a ritzy addresses.

01/10/2012

artist rendering (photo provided)

Council Gives Pre-Approval To Developer’s Building Plan At Broad And South

A city council committee has signed off on plans for a new apartment building at Broad and South Streets in Center City, but not before some residents on neighboring streets voiced their concerns.

11/02/2011

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