Monday, December 20, 2010

Odd Fellows

Work continues at the former Grand United Order of Odd Fellows Lodge at 12th and Spruce.

With four residential floors which could either be used for two apartments each, or large full floor spaces, the two retail spaces on the ground floor were formerly the site of Spruce Street Video, and a late-night coffee spot that has long since been closed.

As Rittenhouse Square and retail spaces west of Broad continue to bleed tenants, Washington Square West (Midtown Village or the Gayborhood) seems to be thriving on its competitively priced real estate.

Originally known as The
Grand United Order of Colored Odd Fellows Lodge, the building is located at 262 South 12th Street. It was built in 1906 and designed by Watson & Huckel.


  1. i rented the top floor north side apt and move in July 15 - south side ground floor retail will be Spruce Street Espresso moving from it's storefront at 11th and a yoga studio in the north side ground floor retail space. super excited to move in. great blog btw, keep it up.

  2. Thanks! So glad this building is being fixed up.