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    • Council President Clarke describes Community Sustainability Initiative

Council plans to use quality-of-life data to guide future budget decisions

PlanPhilly reporter Jared Brey contributed to this report At a Tuesday press conference, City Council President Darrell Clarke and other members of Council revealed the Community Sustainability Initiative, a plan they…

A little more time for City Council business

Philadelphia City Council has added another week to its pre-summer vacation calendar. June 16 was to be council's last meeting. But the Chief Clerk's office confirmed that the last meeting is…

City Council adopts resolution allowing two construction projects at Drexel University

Philadelphia City Council today adopted a resolution allowing Drexel University to revise its master plan, allowing for new building projects.Drexel plans to build a new structure for the LeBow College…

    • First District city council candidates answer Central Delaware Waterfront questions at forum

First District city council candidates answer Central Delaware Waterfront questions at forum

The four men vying for Philadelphia's first district city council seat fielded questions Thursday about how they would encourage development that is consistent with the long-range vision for the Central Delaware Waterfront. At…

Environmental overlay for Manatawna Farm passes City Council

City Council unanimously passed a zoning bill Thursday that bans commercial farming or an expansion of community gardens at Roxborough's Manatawna Farm.The farm is managed by Fairmount Park. Much of…

    • Photo of the SugarHouse Casino site (courtesy of Philly Skyline's Brad Maule)

HSP petition for financing criticized

Photo courtesy of Brad Maule, check out his complete portfolio at July 29 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Earlier this month, HSP Gaming – the developers of SugarHouse Casino…

    • Civic Vision

Council OKs overlay, historic interiors bills

June 18 Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyCity Council unanimously passed legislation aimed at creating a multi-use riverfront trail, a dense retail/commercial corridor, and connections between neighborhoods and…

    • South Philadelphia

Waterfront overlay gains traction

Full Council will vote today on bill that calls for a conditional 100-foot setback and public access. A parcel north of the Delaware Power Station and south of the Conrail Lands…

Bill requiring new buildings to include bicycle racks heads to Council

New Philadelphia buildings may soon be required to provide parking for bicycles. City Council's Rules Committee Wednesday passed legislation that would not only require bike racks, but would allow developers to…

    • Strawbridge Building

Foxwoods CED woes continue

May 13 Previous coverageBy Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyA real estate snag threatens to prevent Foxwoods Casino from getting the zoning it needs to open at the former Strawbridge…

    • Frank DiCicco

Foxwoods CED zoning on hold

May 7, 2009By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe zoning that Foxwoods Casino needs in order to operate at the former Strawbridge & Clothier site did not make it out…

Most Philadelphians support casinos, Pew poll finds, but not a Market Street location

A majority of Philadelphians don't mind having casinos in Philadelphia, according to a just-released poll commissioned by The Pew Charitable Trusts' Philadelphia Research Initiative.  But they don't want one to open…

    • The Galllery

City releases Foxwoods design review plan

Jan. 19 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly City officials haven’t seen Foxwoods' plan for creating a casino at The Gallery at Market East, but today they released their plan for…

    • Casino protest

Council passes Center City CED

Previous coverage Nov. 13By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Philadelphia City Council today passed legislation that would allow a casino to operate at The Gallery at Market East, despite protests…

    • Casino protest in city council

CED bills clear council committee

Nov. 1 Bill 080741 Bill 080742 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly City Council will spend this Thursday considering zoning legislation that would allow a casino to operate at The Gallery…

    • Market Street district

Taking a closer look at what the CED means

PCPC impact study area in blue dashes; designated Foxwoods CED in pink Oct. 22 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The city's top planners want to make something clear: There is…

    • Chinatown casino reaction

PCPC, once again, takes on casino issue

Oct. 21Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Over the objection of neighborhood activists, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission Tuesday recommended that City Council approve two pieces of legislation…

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