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    • The current Columbia Avenue and a prospective future

Ideas for the Columbia Avenue Connector project

The Columbia Avenue of the future will likely be lined with trees, but just how many specimens remains under discussion.Some neighbors of the Fishtown street are concerned about sacrificing parking…

    • Dranoff

Dranoff "transit-oriented development" for South and Broad clears first planning commission hurdle

Developer Carl Dranoff wants to build up to 80 residential units with retail that might include restaurants, coffee shops, a grocery or a deli – and nearly as many spots to…

    • The former bank and a rendition of the billiard parlor's rooftop bar

Billiards proposal for 12th and Chestnut passes city council

A former grand old bank at Chestnut and 12th streets is on its way to becoming a fancy pool hall.City Council Thursday approved zoning legislation that allows the billiards club,…

    • Bill that would allow an old bank to become a billiards parlor heads to full council

Bill that would allow an old bank to become a billiards parlor heads to full council

A proposed zoning bill that would allow the conversion of a former bank at Chestnut and 12th Streets into a fancy pool hall passed out of City Council's Rules Committee Wednesday…

    • Commission gives nod to Temple, Drexel building projects

Commission gives nod to Temple, Drexel building projects

Those meds and eds are expanding again.Temple and Drexel universities both got approvals to move forward with new buildings at this week's planning commission meeting, and commissioners also heard from…

    • 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…

    • Bill that would allow condemned I-95 billboards to be rebuilt without zoning oversight is on hold

Bill that would allow condemned I-95 billboards to be rebuilt without zoning oversight is on hold

A bill that would allow the owners of standard billboards - condemned to make way for I-95 - to replace them with flashier, digital models has stalled.And it might not…

    • photo credit Jenna Winegar, photo illustration PlanPhilly

How bill on I-95 condemnation corridor came to be

Pending city council legislation that would allow owners of the typical, one-dimensional billboards set to be removed for the I-95 expansion to replace them with flashier, double-sided, electronic signs was not…

    • Building wrap

A deeper look at the Market East signage flap

Feb. 26, 2010 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyFirst District Councilman Frank DiCicco says his proposal to allow for bigger, flashier signs on East Market Street could help revive an…

    • CDAG meeting

CDAG holds report card on waterfront progress

Nov. 12 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The Central Delaware Advocacy Group is working on a report card that will gauge the city's progress in implementing the long-range plan for…

    • Foxwoods site

UPDATED: Foxwoods license plans snagged

June 19By Kellie Patrick Gatesfor PlanPhillyThe Gaming Control Board's Bureau of Investigations and Enforcement says Foxwoods Casino has failed to prove it made “Herculean” efforts to open by…

    • 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…

    • Central Delaware pierhead and bulkhead lines

Central Delaware overlay details emerge

April 17 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe Philadelphia City Planning Commission meeting on April 21 will be wide-ranging, comprehensive and crucial to the imagined and built environment on several…

    • The Gallery

Will The Gallery be a windfall for city?

Jan. 29 Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyA city agency may find a richer revenue stream if Foxwoods Casino opens at The Gallery at Market East.Here’s how…

Breaking: Market East lineup chosen

Previous coverage Jan. 20By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Philadelphia City Planning Commission Executive Director Alan Greenberger yesterday released the names of four firms that will help city officials analyze…

    • 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…

    • 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 issue on casinos in city council

DiCicco files CED for Foxwoods

DiCicco and aide Brian Abernathy confer with Cecilia Yep after introduction of CED. Foxwoods process timelinePrevious coverageOct. 16By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Philadelphia City Councilman Frank DiCicco…

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