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    • Lombardo and Schelter

PCPC gives blessing to waterfront overlay

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission Tuesday approved plan of development guidelines for projects proposed along the seven-mile stretch of the Central Delaware Waterfront – from Oregon to Allegheny Avenues, between I-95…

    • CDAG issues waterfront progress report

CDAG issues waterfront progress report

The Central Delaware Advocacy Group has issued a progress report on Philadelphia's efforts toward creating a world-class waterfront. CDAG Chairman Steve Weixler said the report is not meant to remark on…

    • Promenade in back of SugarHouse

SugarHouse neighborhood has become one huge work zone

The area around the SugarHouse Casino site, from Delaware Avenue to the Delaware River, is a beehive of new construction, sewer remediation and street closures as about 500 workers who have…

    • Fishtown street work

Fishtown residents get project updates

June 18, 2010 By Anthony CampisiFor PlanPhillyThe Fishtown Neighborhood Association got updates on Water Department and SEPTA projects in their neighborhood Thursday night.Water Department engineer Bill Dobbins described…

    • SugarHouse hearing

SugarHouse pushing for table games

SugarHouse Casino has made its pitch to offer table games to the state's gaming control board.General Manager Wendy Hamilton said the poker, blackjack, craps and roulette SugarHouse plans to offer would…

Discussion of water department work, casino traffic at Thursday FNA meeting

May 18, 2010 A discussion of the Philadelphia Water Department's ongoing work around Delaware and Frankford avenues, as well as the future traffic flow into SugarHouse Casino, will be held at…

    • Livable Communities and Philadelphia

Livable Communities and Philadelphia

On Monday, May 17th, Livable Communities Task Force Members Earl Blumenauer and Allyson Y. Schwartz will join Penn Design School’s Penn Praxis and the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia for…

    • Central Delaware

Progress reports on the Central Delaware Master Plan

May 6, 2010 By JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhilly Last night, about twenty residents of South Philadelphia got a chance to catch up with the progress of the $1 million Central Delaware…

    • Striking a balance

Trying to strike a balance on the Delaware

May 5, 2010 JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhilly Dredging and natural gas drilling, oil refineries and port activity — the Delaware River, all 330 miles of it from upstate New York to…

The Central Delaware Master Plan Progress Report

The Central Delaware Master Plan Progress Report To CDAG Member Communities The master plan process is moving forward and the consultants are ready to present their phase I findings to the…

    • Richmond Street

I-95 / Girard Ave. construction update

March 19, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The I-95 Girard Avenue interchange that crews have been working on since last summer will open in July, representatives from PennDOT and…

    • PCPC's Bill Kramer testifies before council

PCPC waterfront zoning proposal on its way through council

February 23, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyA zoning proposal that would eliminate height restrictions on seven blocks of the Central Delaware is on its way to city council.


    • American Street

3 ‘Infill’ spaces, 3 distinct challenges

February 22, 2010By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyInfill Philadelphia, an ongoing initiative of the nonprofit Community Design Collaborative, kicked off its “Industrial Sites Design Challenge” last week at the…

Gardeners Needed in Kensington

Gardeners Needed Our Greening Committee is working to restore two community gardens in time for the 2010 growing season.  In particular, gardeners are needed for the Thompson and Mascher garden. Gardeners…

Bart Blatstein to break ground on supermarket in Northern Liberties

First reported on Philebrity: On Tuesday, February 16 at 3:30 p.m, developer Bart Blatstein will be breaking ground on his long-rumored shopping center at Second Street and Girard Ave. in…

    • The work group

DRWC Master Plan work group meets

Master Plan schedule Master Plan working group Jan. 29, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe group of people who will advise the team devising the Central Delaware Master Plan…

Inquirer: Volunteers turn Kensington playground into skatepark

Inquirer: Volunteers turn Kensington playground into skatepark Driven by frustration over the open-air drug dealing at abandoned Pop's Playground in Kensington, Laura Semmelroth walked into the Philadelphia Skateshop two years…

    • DRWC first annual meeting

DRWC has one year under its belt

First meeting of the Master Plan working group Having recently closed out its first year in existence, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation used its first annual meeting as a chance to…

July 25: Skate Space in East Kensington Opening Event!

Franklin's Paine Skatepark Fund, the Friends of Pop's Playground, and New Kensington CDC present the grand opening of Skate Space, a multi-use, skateboard friendly public space in East Kensington. In the…

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