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    • 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…

DRWC passes operating budget

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Board of Directors recently adopted a $7.57 million operating budget for Fiscal Year 2014. The budget is about $205,000 larger than that of the fiscal year…

    • Philadelphia trail priorities

New trail master plan ranks proposals by priority

Philadelphia has prioritized the 75 trails proposed within its city limits – a decision that could impact which projects receive state, federal or foundation grant money and city capital dollars. The…

    • Rendering of O Havana Philadelphia from the flier

Mysterious flier and website woo investors for hotel that is news to city planners

A website and electronic flier offer potential investors an opportunity to partake in O Havana, a 300-room luxury hotel with restaurants, a spa and a nightclub “in front of the SugarHouse…

More waterfront projects to be announced tomorrow

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, William Penn Foundation President Feather Houstoun, and Delaware River Waterfront Corporation President Tom Corcoran will tomorrow announce a new round of projects for the Delaware River waterfront.…

    • The plan for the park at Pier 53

The invisible becomes seen at site of future Pier 53 park

June 5, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyEast Torresdale resident Jack Butler, 67, stooped to add another long swoosh of bright blue paint to Washington Avenue, while South Philadelphia…

    • This mostly paved upland area at Pier 53 will soon be a park

Pier 53 park to open in August

April 26, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyAn acre of ground at Pier 53 – a spot that is now mostly asphalt – will soon be a park with…

    • CDAG meeting

CDAG discussion heats up over potential meeting with Wynn

March 11, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe Central Delaware Advocacy Group had an at-times heated debate about whether and when members should meet with prospective Foxwoods Casino developer…

    • CDAG issues waterfront progress report

CDAG's stand: form over function

Sept. 10By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyMembers of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group spent much of their Thursday meeting talking about  how they should respond to the Pennsylvania Gaming…

    • Foxwoods lot

Foxwoods' task timetable is tight

Sept. 4 Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyNow back on the Delaware Riverfront, Foxwoods Casino is developing a new, cheaper design for an interim slots parlor, and it…

    • Photos of Piers 3, 5, 9, and 11 (left to right) from the Ben Franklin Bridge

Pier 11 firm selected

July 31 Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Field Operations bested three other finalists for the Pier 11 redo in what DRWC Director and Penn School of Design Dean…

    • Penn Treaty Park

Penn Treaty master plan process begins

Feb. 27 Watch the video By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyFans of Penn Treaty Park yesterday filled the basement of Fishtown's First Presbyterian Church to have their say on the…

    • Marilyn Jordan Taylor

Philadelphia's fixes "are inevitable"

Feb. 19 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillySitting in her Meyerson Hall office overlooking a busy walkway on the Penn campus, architect and urban designer Marilyn Jordan Taylor recalled a…

    • Islands in the Delaware

Islands in stream or pipe dream?

Dec. 19By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyA member of a prominent Philadelphia family who has worked as an architect, a stock broker, and a small-scale residential developer wants to…

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