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Old Posted Apr 16, 2013, 9:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Insoluble View Post
From the first link in the OP.



I would love to see this happen. But given everything Blatstein has going on right now I'm not convinced that this is his top priority. I have no doubt that this will eventually get built (or at least some version of it), I just don't see it breaking ground in the immediate future. I sure hope I get proven wrong though! It would be great to see more high rise and mid rise construction this far out from Center City.
Northern Liberties and Fishtown are as popular as they've ever been (perhaps until AVI kicks in). The fact that development has jumped from townhouse and renovation projects to mid-rise and highrise construction in and around Center City, to me, makes this look viable.
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