Update on 2 Sites
Van Straaten & Havey Mill - View original post
According to HiddenCity: “Van Straaten & Havey, the elegant silk yarn mill built in 1919 and a centerpiece of the Wayne Junction National Historic District and featured recently by the Hidden City Daily as one of the city’s most vulnerable mills, is likely to be torn down, pending a Rule 106 review. That review, necessitated by the use of federal (HUD) funds for the demolition, is unlikely to reverse the demolition permit.”
Ajax Metal Co. - View original post
According to Plan Philly: “Developer Michael Samschick hopes to transform the former Ajax Metal Works, at Frankford and Delaware avenues in Fishtown, into a 3,000-person music venue, a bowling alley, two restaurants and a distillery.”
One building is sent to Death Row and another gets a possible new life.