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Port Richmond: Real Estate Boom Has Its Effects On Residents

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 Added on March 14, 2018     , , , , , ,

With recent construction of new homes and housing prices rising in Fishtown, is it safe to say that Port Richmond will have a similar fate?

As of now, it looks to be that way with a new wave of restaurants and homes being built in the neighborhood.

For some, progress is a good thing but for longtime residents it is happening a bit too quickly.

The proposed construction of a five-story apartment complex located on 3011 Edgemont St. has caused a major stir in the Port Richmond community. The complex is planned to house 32 apartments, while allocating 14 parking spots and 11 bike spots for its residents.

One major concern to the community is that the construction of this apartment complex presents a real danger to businesses, residents and

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