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    • Michael Nutter

Nutter revokes SugarHouse license

Jan. 24By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly Mayor Nutter’s Commerce Department today revoked a key license that would have allowed SugarHouse Casino interests to build on 12 acres of submerged riverfront…

    • Casino protest at city council

Foxwoods zoning legislation introduced

Jan. 24Ordinance for Foxwoods CED designationOrdinance for Foxwoods plan of development DiCicco news brief By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Legislation that would allow Foxwoods Casino to operate on…

    • Great Expectations

Imagining Philadelphia in Center City

Jan. 23By Steven UjifusaFor PlanPhilly“I’m really hoping to see people become engaged about big ideas for the next 25 to 30 years,” said Gary Jastrzab, Acting Director of…

    • Rear of PLICO building

Did system doom historic N. Broad buildings?

Jan. 23 Previous coverageInquirer coveragePreservation Alliance statementBy Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly    The Philadelphia Preservation Alliance will not appeal a court decision that allows the state to…

    • Zoning Code Commission

Zoning Code Commission has a full house

Previous coverageJan. 23   By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly Think of global warming and it’s likely you visualize the fume-spewing tailpipes of cars and trucks, or maybe the smokestacks of…

    • Bike Share

Peddling a more efficient way to get around

Bike Share in Lyon, FranceUpdated: BikesharePhilly is asking people to email the mayor through its website at www.bikesharephilly.org/takeaction Jan. 21By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly    Russell Meddin believes…

Zoning Code Commission complete

Jan. 18The last five members of the committee charged with revamping Philadelphia’s outdated zoning code have finally been chosen by Mayor Michael Nutter. They are: Judith Eden, Natalia Olson de…

Nutter makes his Planning Commission, ZCC choices

Jan. 18  One day after completely overhauling the Zoning Board of Adjustment, Michael Nutter appointed five new members to the City Planning Commission and five new members to the newly…

    • SugarHouse site

All concerned parties get dig information

Jan.  18Previous coverageBy Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly   Everyone attending a historical review session for the SugarHouse project - including casino representatives - agreed a British Revolutionary War…

Nutter appoints five to ZBA

Jan. 17Following the resignation of ZBA chair David L. Auspitz (see previous coverage) Michael Nutter appointed five new members to the board. They replace Auspitz, William E. Hall. Vice…

    • Torben Jenk

Sizing up history of the SugarHouse site

Torben JenkJan. 16 Workshop of the World PNA letter to Mayor NutterBy Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Armed with copies of old, drawn-to-scale maps, a ruler, and the knowledge…

    • Imagine Philadelphia zoning

Second phase of Imagine Philadelphia

Jan. 15Previous coverageBy Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly The public engagement phase of the Imagine Philadelphia program hit its stride tonight with its largest turnout yet of neighborhood residents. About…

Pittsburgh's fledgling program

Jan. 14By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly    Those who maintain a trail system along Pittsburgh's three rivers started thinking about loaning bicycles to trail users about five years ago.…

    • SugarHouse Excavation

Corps blesses earth moving at SugarHouse

Earth being moved Friday at SugarHouse site. Jan. 11  Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly    The pre-construction work SugarHouse Casino has done on its site concerns the state…

    • British Fort No. 1 (located below Hall St.)

Nutter calls for complete casino study

The map (above) shows the exact details and location of British Fort No. 1, which was located on the SugarHouse site.  Jan. 10 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly     Mayor Michael Nutter's…

    • Sharif Street

Street includes son in his ZCC picks

Sharif StreetJan. 10By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly John Street’s last-minute appointments to the Zoning Code Commission finally turned up at the commission’s meeting on Wednesday, five months after the…

    • I-95 near the Ben Franklin Bridge

Grappling with the reality of I-95

Jan. 09(This is the fourth in a series of stories examining the infrastructure projects proposed in the Civic Vision for the Central Delaware, and how they will solve the question of…

    • SugarHouse site

Update: SugarHouse permit process flap

Jan. 07, 2008 Click here for link to relevent state and federal historic protection acts. Phase I archaeological reportPhase II archaeological reportBy Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly SugarHouse Casino…

    • PLICO detail

Trial date set on N. Broad demo

Jan. 08 By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly Philadelphia preservationists squared off against the state government in Commonwealth Court on Tuesday, winning an eleventh-hour reprieve for two historic structures on North Broad…

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