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    • Auto showroom

June 20: Councilmembers pushing PPA audit | Eastwick homes sinking | State water usage fee

Councilmembers Helen Gym and David Oh introduced a motion asking Controller Alan Butkovitz to audit the PPA for the first time since 2009 in Council's last session, but a majority of…

    • Elmwood Park

Lower Southwest District Plan adopted by commission

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to adopt the Lower Southwest District Plan--the 12th of 18 District Plans to be completed as part of the city’s Philadelphia 2035…

    • 73rd Street and Lindbergh Boulevard

December 24: PRA ends nation's largest urban renewal project | Big gains for Philly leisure travel | Nutter's small biz record

The largest urban renewal project in the nation's history is officially coming to a close, reports Samantha Melamed, as the PRA moved to take control of the last 135 acres of…

    • Woody debris jam downstream Ogantz Ave.

October 20: Rectifying Eastwick's urban renewal disaster | Meet the trash boats | Sigma Sound Studios in line for demolition

Samantha Melamed reports the city may begin to rectify the disastrous experiment with urban renewal in Eastwick, in which 2,000 acres of private property were condemned and 8,636 people were evicted. With…

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