You are viewing 24 articles by the author Kellie Patrick Gates concerning Alan Greenberger

    • Lit Brothers

Lit Bros. owner promises subway, other improvements, in exchange for large, digital sign

The owners of the historic Lit Brothers Building say they'll upgrade the Ridge Avenue subway concourse as part of $10 million in public investments made in exchange for the right to…

    • Mayor Nutter announces Century 21 department store will open at former Strawbridges

Century 21 department store to open at former Strawbridge's

Attention, Philadelphia shoppers! New York City-based Century 21 department store is coming to the former Strawbridges building this fall. This, said Mayor Michael Nutter, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Alan Greenberger…

    • Steve Wynn

Wynn seeking Philadelphia-based director of online gaming

Casino mogul Steve Wynn is  not finished with Philadelphia, afterall. He's looking to hire a director of online gaming products, to be based here. On-line gaming isn't legal anywhere in the…

    • pennsylvania gaming control board

Gaming Board seeks city's opinion on casino applicants

City officials will next month tell the state gaming control board what they think of each of the six potential casinos vying for the city's second license. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control…

    • Trash in the inlet with the tide going out

Delaware Waterfront residents to city: Keep it clean

After seven years of looking at trash, old tires and the very same broken chair along Delaware/Columbus Avenue, Waterfront Square resident Joan Becker had enough. Becker, an artist who frequently walks…

    • Renaissance Plaza

New Renaissance Plaza: Shorter, greener

A new plan for Renaissance Plaza – the residential and retail complex Carl Marks Real Estate plans to build at the former World Trade Center site on the Delaware River waterfront…

    • woodland ave 2

Draft of University/Southwest District Plan presented to PCPC

The draft of the University/Southwest district-level comprehensive plan – which calls for dense development near transit hubs, more transit, cycling and pedestrian amenities, and protecting single-family housing stock within neighborhoods –…

    • PCPC

PCPC receives prestigious award for comprehensive plan, zoning code and citizen outreach

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission received the American Planning Association's National Planning Excellence Award for a Best Practice at the APA's national conference in Chicago this week. The PCPC was recognized…

    • Jimmy Cade, 65, advocated for PHL Local Gaming, in part for its location, in part because the ownership is local.

A day of casino testimony underway

Local officials urged the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to think about more than slots and table game receipts when it considers six proposals for Philadelphia's second casino license. They said it…

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Deputy Mayor: Casinos haven't generated neighborhood development

Casinos have not stimulated economic development in their neighborhoods, said Philadelphia Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Director of Commerce Alan Greenberger. “Casinos are economic drivers in the sense that they…

    • Developer Bart Blattstein's proposal for a Broad Street casino complex

Those seeking Philadelphia's remaining casino license face city deadline Thursday

Anyone who wants a shot at the second Philadelphia casino license must let the city know by the close of business Thursday – a week before the Nov. 15 deadline for…

    • DRWC northend ideas

Adopt or accept the waterfront plan, what's the difference?

As of Saturday morning, top city planners still had not decided whether to recommend that the planning commission “adopt” the entire long-range plan for the Central Delaware Waterfront or “accept” some…

    • One of the Charmin restrooms in New York City. Photo courtesy of Charmin

UPDATED: DRWC says a very basic amenity would help bring more people to the waterfront

The Central Delaware's new and improved parks and events have proven popular, but to bring more people to the river, say DRWC board members, a more basic amenity is also necessary:…

    • Central Delaware Master Plan priority sites

Full riverfront master plan soon to be released. Can the decades-long schedule be halved?

Two weeks from Monday, the full draft of the Master Plan for the Central Delaware Waterfront will be published on the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation website. It will be ready for…

    • Rendering of proposed roof deck lounge

Conversion of grand bank building into fancy pool hall passes city planning

Developer Paul Giegerich thinks a former Chestnut Street bank could be a pretty swank spot for a game of pool, and the Philadelphia City Planning Commission and Preservation Alliance agree with…

    • Once controversial parking garage proposal passes PCPC with no fuss

Once controversial parking garage proposal passes PCPC with no fuss

What had been a controversial proposal to build a parking garage next door to historic Arch Street United Methodist Church got planning commission approval Tuesday - and the blessing of the…

Deputy Mayor Greenberger to discuss how the comprehensive plan will impact Fishtown, river wards

Deputy Mayor for Planning and Commerce Alan Greenberger is guest speaker at the Feb. 17 Fishtown Neighbors Association meeting. Greenberger, who is also the chairman of the planning commission, will review…

    • New proposed development at 19th and Arch

Here we go again: Residential, restaurant, office space proposed for Arch

Talk about moving on. A couple years ago, the Planning Commission was being wooed by developers who wanted to plop a monolith called the American Commerce Center, a mixed-use tower which…

    • Zoning Commission director Eva Gladstein facilitates one group

Prioritizing projects for the city's new master plan

Philadelphians who gathered at Moore College of Art Monday night got to tell city planners how to spend nearly $4 billion over the coming 25 years.The tricky parts: That's only…

    • Greenberger and Jastrzab

A change at the top of Planning Commission

Deputy Mayor Alan Greenberger today stepped down from his position as executive director of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission.Greenberger has been in charge of both the PCPC and the Commerce Department,…

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