Over the past two years, the little block of Front Street between Titan and Manton has experienced a complete transformation. Back in 2011, two old warehouses stood here:
A few years back
Now, with the opening of Mekong River and the Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, both in newly built structures, this stretch has a very different look.
Quite the change
Closer look at VSEC
Even though these buildings are across the street from I-95, their owners felt that the investment at this location would pay off. This speaks to the tremendous growth we’ve seen lately in Pennsport, along with the stability that the neighborhood has experienced for so many years.
Kind of makes us wonder what’s next…
In January, we updated you on a story we initially broke last June, about a new Vietnamese restaurant coming to Front & Titan Sts. in Pennsport. At the time, we pointed out some demolition activity ongoing next door at 1114 S Front St., the former home of Sculli Bros. Inc.
Over the past six weeks or so, the building has been thoroughly gutted.
We weren't kidding
A few commenters in January gave us the heads up that this now-gutted building will, by the end of the year, be a new satellite location for Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center (VSEC), located in Levittown. According to Marketing Manager Rebecca Orsher, this 24-hour emergency hospital will house a veterinary critical care center, and will also house various specialists in the…