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    • Longtime Roxborough resident speaks out against Interac expansion plans

Longtime Roxborough resident speaks out against Interac expansion plans

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhilly Negotiations are continuing in a long-running dispute between an elderly Roxborough man and the nonprofit Intercommunity Action, which wants to build a 40-unit apartment building…

    • Designs and site plan renderings for the new Green Woods campus

Green Woods Charter School preps for move to Domino Lane

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhilly With an interim site for next year now in place, the Green Woods Charter School is moving ahead with plans for a new home off…

    • Gate | flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street flickr pool
Eyes on the Street

Less Marcellus Shale gas, Get Healthy Philly's impact, development rumble in Point Breeze, refreshing Roxborough's library

Gate | flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street flickr pool In last night's State of the Union address, President Obama touted his administration’s support for “all out all of…

    • 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…

    • Abandoned buildings of the Ivy Ridge Assisted Living facility on Ridge Avenue are boarded up, partly burned. (Bas Slabbers)

WNCA tables plans for new homes on former Ivy Ridge assisted living site

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyThe sad, sordid history of the former Ivy Ridge Personal Care Center property in Roxborough could literally be wiped off the map if a developer…

    • Northwest Philadelphia development stories to watch in 2012

Northwest Philadelphia development stories to watch in 2012

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIn Northwest Philly's neighborhoods last year, you didn't have to shop around very far to find tasty stories about land use and development. Last week,…

    • Top 5 Northwest Philadelphia development stories of 2011 -- No. 4

Top 5 Northwest Philadelphia development stories of 2011 -- No. 4

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIn Northwest Philly's neighborhoods this year, you didn't have to shop around very far to find tasty stories about land use and development. And some…

    • Scaffolding on City Hall tower this fall.
Eyes on the Street

City Hall tower reopened, Ridge Ave shelter stays til spring, how the taxman assesses, Uptown revitalization

The crack in City Hall’s tower has been fixed and the tower has reopened, reports Heard in the Hall. A crack in the tower was discovered in September, possibly caused…

    • The tallest part of the complex would house retail stores and condos and the area with a green top is the Fresh Market

Rezoning bills introduced for Bowman's Magarity project

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyTime could be running out for the Chestnut Hill Community Association to have a meaningful say in the major development proposed for old Magarity dealership…

    • Philly Council calls for restoration of six neighborhood zoning overlays

Philly Council calls for restoration of six neighborhood zoning overlays

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhilly It looks like several neighborhoods, including East Falls and Germantown, will get to keep their zoning overlays -- for now. As City Council and the…

    • Ben Franklin Boombox | flickr user shrimpcracker, Eyes on the Street group pool
Eyes on the Street

Skate park and streetscape funding, Chelten Plaza at ZBA, preservation and planning awards. Challah.

Ben Franklin Boombox | flickr user shrimpcracker, Eyes on the Street group pool Philly's highly-anticipated street-style skate park, Franklin's Paine, got a cool $1 million capital funding commitment from the Department of…

    • The Germantown overlay plays a big role in next week's Chelten Plaza hearing

The Germantown overlay plays a big role in next week's Chelten Plaza hearing

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIn Northwest Philadelphia, zoning overlays govern what kind of sign you can hang above your Manayunk boutique, what your corner store can sell in Germantown,…

    • Plans for Umbria Village, located at 1 Parker Avenue by SEPTA's Ivy Ridge station in Roxborough, got the green light

Umbria Village apartment complex gets the green light from city officials

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyFile this one under Transit-Oriented Development: An apartment complex almost attached to the Ivy Ridge SEPTA station got the go-ahead from city agencies this week.…

    • The 20-acre Germany Hill site is one of the last remaining wooded tracts in the area below Ridge Avenue

Green Woods Charter works to clear up 'misinformed rumor' in midst of expansion plans

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyThe Green Woods Charter School is still exploring a possible move to Manayunk's Germany Hill, but the school's leader says it is working to combat…

    • The current parking lot at Donna Court overlooks a steep slope that leads down to Green Lane and Jeanette Street. (Lynda Payne)

Zoning board approves development proposal in Roxborough

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyPlans for a parking-lot extension and retaining wall at the Donna Court apartments in Roxborough got the go-ahead from the Zoning Board of Adjustment, despite…

    • The empty car dealership on Ridge Avenue near Hermitage is the perfect illustration of the kind of site design the overlay bars

How the new zoning code draft affects commercial properties along Ridge Avenue

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIn Northwest Philadelphia, zoning overlays govern what kind of sign you can hang above your Manayunk boutique, what your corner store can sell in Germantown,…

    • A fall view of the hill and Donna Court from Green Lane in Roxborough (Photo courtesy of Lynda Payne)

Roxborough neighbors fight plan to build retaining wall on steep Green Lane hill

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillySome Roxborough residents are watching closely for a decision from the Zoning Board of Adjustment on a plan to build a retaining wall on a…

    • NewsWorks takes a before-and-after look at zoning overlays in East Falls if the zoning code proposal goes through. (Megan Pinto)

How the zoning code draft affects East Falls

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIn Northwest Philadelphia, zoning overlays govern what kind of sign you can hang above your Manayunk boutique, what your corner store can sell in Germantown,…

    • Expansion project continues at West Oak Lane Charter School

Expansion project continues at West Oak Lane Charter School

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyOn first visit, the office of Dr. Debbera Peoples-Lee seems a bit generously sized. Then she explains it's actually a classroom. The office of the…

    • NewsWorks takes a before-and-after look at zoning overlays in East Falls if the zoning code proposal goes through (Megan Pinto)

How the zoning code draft affects East Falls overlays

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIn Northwest Philadelphia, zoning overlays govern what kind of sign you can hang above your Manayunk boutique, what your corner store can sell in Germantown,…

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