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    • The BridgeView proposal from Columbus Blvd.

JKR proposes 75 townhomes for vacant lot at Columbus and Catharine

JKR Partners hopes to build 75 townhomes on what is now a vacant Columbus Boulevard lot bordered by Catharine Street and the I-95 Washington Avenue off-ramp. Each three-bedroom, three-bath home would…

    • Central Delaware map

Zoning bill designed to shape development of city's Delaware River master plan goals introduced

Note: An earlier version of this article said that CDAG had no issue with the elimination of Berks Street as a River Access Street. CDAG's position is actually that if Berks…

    • Steve Wynn's latest rendering, at the waterfront

CDAG to Wynn: Put more Philly in your Philadelphia casino proposal

If you get to build a casino in Philadelphia, make it look like it belongs in Philadelphia, members of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group told members of Steve Wynn's team this…

    • Height limits DRWC Master Plan for Delaware

Central Delaware overlay nears introduction

Zoning legislation that would create rules for development along the Central Delaware waterfront could be introduced later this month. “That's the goal,” Central Delaware Advocacy Group Vice Chairman Joe Schiavo said…

    • CDAG, other stream buffer advocates concerned about proposed amendments to 50-foot setback legislation

CDAG, other stream buffer advocates concerned about proposed amendments to 50-foot setback legislation

The Central Delaware Advocacy Group and other concerned groups hope to convince Philadelphia Councilman Bobby Henon to change his proposed amendments to stream buffer legislation.Several CDAG members have been representing…

    • CDAG: Develop

CDAG: Develop "height bonus" guidelines for granting exceptions to waterfront's 100-foot limit.

Key waterfront stakeholders held a meeting with First District Councilman Mark Squilla this week to revamp wording for the new Central Delaware Overlay.Central Delaware Advocacy Group President Matt Ruben told…

Renaissance Plaza developer WRA will discuss its proposal for the former World Trade Center site with CDAG

The Central Delaware Advocacy Group will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Society Hill Towers Community Room. Here is the agenda.  Future meeting dates and locations follow.…

CDAG will spend summer pushing for changes to the interim Central Delaware Zoning Overlay

The Central Delaware Advocacy Group gave itself a summer assignment Thursday: Lobby for amendments to the new Central Delaware Overlay that will add a waterfront setback requirement, prohibit billboards, and strengthen…

    • Legislation creating new Central Delaware overlay is introduced, but can't get through council before summer recess

Legislation creating new Central Delaware overlay is introduced, but can't get through council before summer recess

The new Central Delaware Riverfront Overlay – a zoning document meant to keep future development in line with the city's vision for the riverfront – was introduced at city council Thursday…

    • Waterfront advocacy group members say Central Delaware Overlay still lacks adequate protection for the riverfront

Waterfront advocacy group members say Central Delaware Overlay still lacks adequate protection for the riverfront

With time to introduce and pass legislation creating a zoning overlay for the Central Delaware Riverfront dwindling, some Central Delaware Master Plan advocates are questioning the potential efficacy of the current…

    • Waterfront zoning legislation won't be introduced this week, but will be in time for a vote before summer break

Waterfront zoning legislation won't be introduced this week, but will be in time for a vote before summer break

First District Councilman Mark Squilla won't introduce legislation for a zoning overlay meant to give teeth to the Central Delaware Master Plan at Thursday's city council meeting, but plans to introduce…

    • PCPC tells Marina View Towers to improve plan for apartments near Ben Franklin Bridge

PCPC tells Marina View Towers to improve plan for apartments near Ben Franklin Bridge

The 180-unit apartment building planned for 230 N. Christopher Columbus Boulevard is an important project, Planning Commissioners said after an information-only presentation Tuesday, but the plan should be improved before the…

Central Delaware Advocacy Group hopeful that Samschick's waterfront plans will be good fit for the Central Delaware

Members of CDAG are hopeful that the plans of a developer who owns a significant swath of the Central Delaware Riverfront will line up nicely with the city's goals.As detailed…

    • Rendering of Ensemble Real Estate's Delaware Avenue proposal. The architecture is not

Mid-rise apartment building planned for empty lot just north of Ben Franklin Bridge

Another new development is proposed for the Central Delaware Waterfront – an 11-story apartment building, just north of the Ben Franklin Bridge in Old City.Previously, the development proposed by Ensemble…

    • Master Plan land use designations

Some of CDAG's concerns regarding a waterfront zoning overlay remain, as the deadline to get a draft to city council nears

A group that advocates for the city's plan to revitalize the Central Delaware waterfront still has some worries about future waterfront zoning designations. Concerns hinge on billboards and other non-accessory signs,…

    • Key connectors

CDAG's overlay angst: Group worries about blocked river views, developments fronted with parking lots and too much signage

Members of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group are concerned that changes in the latest draft of the Central Delaware Overlay could result in blocked river views, developments fronted with parking lots…

    • 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…

CDAG asks city council not to make any riverfront zoning changes that contradict the Central Delaware Master Plan

A group that advocates for the Central Delaware Riverfront has asked Mayor Michael Nutter and City Council to support the refrain from any zoning-by-parcel unless the zoning change fits in the…

    • Planners present draft of new Delaware Riverfront zoning aimed at meshing future development with city's goals

Planners present draft of new Delaware Riverfront zoning aimed at meshing future development with city's goals

City and waterfront planners Thursday unveiled a draft of a document that will create zoning law aimed at requiring future Delaware River development to line up with the city's waterfront goals.…

    • Contrary to concerns, riverfront overlay stands until new overlay or new zoning code takes effect.

Contrary to concerns, riverfront overlay stands until new overlay or new zoning code takes effect.

Thursday night's Central Delaware Advisory Group meeting began with some panic over the overlay designed to keep Central Delaware Riverfront development in line with the city's vision for the waterfront's future.…

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