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    • Marian Anderson Recreation Center, Photo courtesy of Phillytrax
Eyes on the Street

April 4: Chief Collections Officer | DRPA Investigation | Art Museum strategic vision | Former Glaxo HQ adaptive reuse | Bike sharing

Good morning Streeters! On PlanPhilly, Jared Brey reported yesterday that Mayor Nutter appointed Tom Knudsen, former CEO of Philadelphia Gas Works and Philadelphia Schools' chief recovery officer, as the city's first…

    • Soko Lofts: American Street public plaza

320 apartments proposed for former S. Kensington Scrap Yard

On Thursday, April 11, Council President Darrell Clarke introduced a bill rezoning a small portion of the vacant lot between 2nd, Master, Thompson, and American streets from I-2 to CMX-3 to…

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Updated: Developer plans 40-unit apartment complex for century-old body shop in West Poplar

Update: The Zoning Board of Adjustment granted zoning variances on Wednesday to Advanced Real Estate Concepts LP, a developer planning a 40-unit residential complex for a century-old building at 13th and…

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More details on Wynn proposal coming soon

Steve Wynn says the casino he hopes to build on Richmond Street in Fishtown would include a riverfront trail, a park, and other green space open to the public. The river…

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Finnegan's Wake proposal back before council

A bill related to the Finnegan's Wake plans to build balconies over Spring Garden Street and close a section of Bodine Street to vehicular traffic is back before City Council, and…

    • WRT rendering of the future FringeArts HQ

Transformation from pumping station to Philly Fringe home begins

The transformation of a 1903 riverfront pumping station into the future home of Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe has begun. The organization best-known for its annual festival began tearing…

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    • King of Prussia rail project area map

SEPTA hosts public meetings on King of Prussia Rail Project

Traffic on the way to Tuesday night’s King of Prussia Rail Project public information session should have been a reminder why an alternative form of transportation could benefit the area. Rush…

    • Noam Chomsky Mural, 19th Street & Fairmount Ave
Eyes on the Street

New construction covers Chomsky mural, fills long-vacant lot

At 19th and Fairmount Ave new construction is underway to bring retail and residential space to a long-vacant lot. The project will extend the bustle of Fairmount between 20th Street and…

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Eyes on the Street

Wishing on 2013 [part 1]

With 2012 safely behind us, I've been ruminating on what I hope 2013 will hold in store for our city.  In 2012 we saw plenty of planning successes and several years-in-the-making…

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New - and reused - recommendations for West Market Street

A new Philadelphia City Planning Commission report finds that mixed-use development centered around transit stops, replacing large surface parking lots with more active uses and the relocation of some city services…

    • Height limits DRWC Master Plan for Delaware

Central Delaware overlay nears introduction

Zoning legislation that would create rules for development along the Central Delaware waterfront could be introduced later this month. “That's the goal,” Central Delaware Advocacy Group Vice Chairman Joe Schiavo said…

    • Bills bringing shopping center to 2nd and Allegheny OK’d by Planning Commission

Bills bringing shopping center to 2nd and Allegheny OK’d by Planning Commission

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission approved three bills Tuesday afternoon that will allow for the development of a retail shopping center at 2nd Street and Allegheny Avenue in Kensington. All three…

    • The Penn's Landing Marina. | Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Last ditch Assumption appeal | Seaport Museum plans overhaul | Fralinger fire | Indie bookstores faring well | Farewell Market West smut

The Penn's Landing Marina. | Eyes on the Street Flickr group Good morning, Streeters. Wasn't it strange to see Philly looking like London in all of that fog yesterday. Did you…

    • Reprieve granted for historic Spring Garden church

Reprieve granted for historic Spring Garden church

Hold the wrecking ball. The Church of the Assumption received a pre-holiday gift Tuesday from the Board of Licenses & Inspections Review, which granted a stay on the demolition permit pulled…

    • Callowhill Neighborhood Association is appealing the demolition of Church of the Assumption at 12th and Spring Garden.
Eyes on the Street

Church of the Assumption demo update, look inside | Bike share coming soon | Philly Painting defense | Arab business growth | Walnut water main break

Church of the Assumption's twin spires. | Eyes on the Street Flickr groupGood morning, Streeters. Here’s your Monday morning Buzz: When we wake up tomorrow, will the demolition of Church…

    • Giovannone family said efforts to find a new tenant for the Ridge Ave. Bunting House site had seemingly failed. (Megan Pinto)

Giovannone brothers proceed with Bunting House demo plans while opponents seek injunction

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorks A court showdown over the fate of Roxborough's historic Bunting House is set for tomorrow, as those trying to save it say they will seek…

    • Councilman Kenyatta Johnson during Thursday's eminent domain hearing. | Jared Brey, PlanPhilly
    • Attorney Robert Archie, architect Jerry Roller and attorney Allison Levy present plans for 1801 Courtland

Triumph Baptist senior-housing plan approved, but Rev. Hall can't discuss it

By Amy Z. Quinn For NewsWorks A plan by Triumph Baptist Church and Universal Companies to build a senior housing development in Nicetown got city zoning board approval Wednesday, but an…

    • Rendering of the residential development planned for 40th and Pine.
Eyes on the Street

William Penn Foundation ousts Nowak | Convention Center privatization | parking minimums for North Central | Variances for 40th and Pine | Dox Thrash mural lost

Good morning, Streeters and happy Thursday. Yesterday morning, the Business Journal broke the surprising news Jeremy Nowak was ousted from the William Penn Foundation presidency, stunning the region’s nonprofit community.…

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