Packer Park to get a 10 Story Skyscraper

Just when you thought Packer Park couldn’t get anymore Congested… Now they’re proposing a 10 story, 100 foot skyscraper right next door to the CVS on Broad Street. The Parcel Is Currently Zoned Residential The Developer can currently, legally build 150 homes on the piece of land and easily sell them for $500,000 each. However, […]

Packer Park Set for New Apartment Complex

Packer Park- Get Ready For New Rental Apartment Complex More new construction is scheduled in Packer Park but only this time they are apartments for rent and not homes for sale. The parcel of land on Capri Drive right behind the Regency at Packer Park– which are 4 story structures that offer 1 floor living […]

Packer Park History

Packer Park History Looking back on the History of Packer Park, Philadelphia. Packer Park is a developement that came about in the mid 1950’s and is located just South of Packer Avenue and West of Broad Street. All the homes are newer compared to most of the South Philly row homes that were built much […]

Packer Park Real Estate values could be affected by Scrap Yard

Packer Park Neighbors Protest Scrap Yard Packer Park Neighbors are protesting outside Camden Iron & Metal because of the earthshaking booms in the middle of the night from shredding automobiles. Angry Packer Park Real Estate owners are saying that the booms are shaking their homes and causing sleep deprivation. The city health department is saying […]

Packer Park Gets New Marriott Hotel

Packer Park Gets New Marriott Hotel Packer Park Marriott Hotel Finally Breaks Ground The ground breaking ceremony was held last Thursday 10/18/12.  The newest conglomerate to the Business Center  at the Philadelphia Naval Yard (that currently houses 120 Companies and over 10,000 employees ) has started construction. The Courtyard by Marriott Hotel will be located just south of Lincoln Financial […]

Packer Park Geary Estates- Only 2 Left

Packer Park Geary Estates Ten New Construction homes will be built in the Packer Park neighborhood of South Philadelphia.  For more information about Packer Park townhomes for sale, call or click here see all Packer Park Homes for Sale. The new construction 3000 square foot  townhomes being built in Packer Park  this Spring are much different from other local developments…… The $529,000 […]

Packer Park-Snakehead Fish Invades FDR Park

Snakeheads in Packer Park Snakehead fish first appeared at FDR Park  in Packer Park about five years ago. They’re native to Asia, but they thrive in the park’s ponds.”The normal native fish are not used to it. It’s an excellent predator. It breathes air, so it doesn’t need a lot of oxygen,” said Richard Horwitz.They can […]

Packer Park- Franklin Delano Rooservelt (FDR) Park, aka “The Lakes”

Packer Park- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park FDR Park in Packer Park is known to generations of South Philadelphians as “The Lakes”. Come enjoy its lagoon, creek and lakes nestled among the industry and neighborhoods of Packer Park in South Philly. FDR Park is Packer Park is a bird watcher’s paradise, and offers golf, tennis, rugby, […]

Packer Park- Are you ready for Digital Signs ?

Packer Park Digital Signs Residents of Packer Park in the Lower South district might see an addition to their backyard skyline in the near future. Keystone Outdoor Advertising Co. recently began to seek a variance to expand and digitize one of its billboards, which is located in the parking lot of Galdo’s Catering in Packer […]