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    • Bart Blatstein already owns the Inquirer/Daily News Building at 400 North Broad, and now he's making a move for the papers themselves.
Eyes on the Street

Could Philly benefit from another casino?

With Developer Bart Blatstein’s announcement that he’d like to turn part of his North Broad Street holdings into a casino-hotel-entertainment complex, we’re going to be hearing a lot more about the…

    • PHA considers Liddonfield proposals

PHA considers Liddonfield proposals

Late last year, the Philadelphia Housing Authority issued a Request for Proposals for the redevelopment of the 32-acre site of the former Liddonfield Housing Project in the Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood of…

    • Will the Inquirer building become part of a hotel-casino complex?
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Poll: A casino on Callowhill?

Since the license for a Foxwoods casino is officially dead, we've been wondering where a second casino might go in Philly, if at all. City Council President Darrell Clarke's pro-casino…

    • ZBA approves signage, smaller retail spaces for Chelten Plaza

ZBA approves signage, smaller retail spaces for Chelten Plaza

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorksThe final pieces of the new Chelten Plaza shopping center are falling into place, as developer Pulaski Partners now has city approval for smaller retail…

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Zoning board approves plans for apartments and yoga studio at former Propper Brothers site

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorksGet ready for big changes to the historic Propper Bros. furniture store building at Levering and Cresson streets in Manayunk, as plans for apartments and…

    • Update: Commonwealth Court upholds Dilworth House appeal

Update: Commonwealth Court upholds Dilworth House appeal

By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhillyThe owners who wish to build a condominium tower behind and above the Dilworth House on Washington Square this week lost a significant court battle –…

    • APM breaks ground on Paseo Verde

APM breaks ground on Paseo Verde

Asociacíon Puertorriqueños en Marcha—the Association of Puerto Ricans on the March, or APM—broke ground Tuesday morning on a mixed-use, transit-oriented development project to be known as Paseo Verde at 9th and…

    • Bella Vista's Fante-Leone pool will likely be demolished this year to make way for new housing.
Eyes on the Street

Farewell Fante-Leone pool

I remember stumbling upon the building at the corner of Montrose and Darien streets a few years ago. I was drawn in by classical entryway topped with the Philadelphia crest, and…

    • Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sanchez talks rezoning and St. Bonfiace at a pitched community meeting on Monday night.
Eyes on the Street

High Noon at Norris Square: Dueling over St. Boniface and rezoning

Seventh District Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sanchez and the Norris Square Civic Association are dueling over the fate of a major development that NSCA has already put in motion: the redevelopment of the…

    • Wiisteria | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group

Mike Holmes lends support to Building Safety Month

The International Code Council Foundation (ICC Foundation) announced today that Mike Holmes, HGTV Celebrity, will serve as the 2012 Honorary Ambassador for the 32nd annual Building Safety Month.Holmes,…

    • The 1824 Diamond St. property will receive a Preservation Alliance grand jury award this May.
Eyes on the Street

Small-scale development company wins Preservation Alliance awards

When Power House Development, Inc. began building on a vacant lot at 1824 Diamond St. the company had no idea the lot was part of the Diamond Street Historic District or…

    • Tower Investments will start its conversion of the former state office building at North Broad into Tower Place.
Eyes on the Street

Dilworth House stands | Clarke wants another casino | Tower Place construction starts | Reading Viaduct as neighborhood park | 'Barnes Totem' install delayed

Dilworth House was spared a partial demolition by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania yesterday, reports PlanPhilly. The current owners, John and Mary Turchi, had gotten approval from the Historical Commission to remove…

    • Onion Flats releases updated plans for former Rivage site

Onion Flats releases updated plans for former Rivage site

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorks Plans for a mixed-use apartment complex at the former Rivage site in East Falls continue to evolve, with a name change and a new layout…

    • Chelten Plaza seeks ZBA approval for signage

Chelten Plaza seeks ZBA approval for signage

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorksThe Chelten Plaza shopping center that dominated much community discussion in Germantown last year is coming before the city again, this time for approvals on…

    • A sign in Mariposa tells customers which produce came from Common Market and where that food was sourced from.
Eyes on the Street

Mariposa and Common Market Work to Meet Fresh, Local Food Demand

When Common Market started in 2008 as a way to provide a direct link between regional farmers and urban food providers, it had just five customers. One of those customers, Mariposa…

    • West Philly | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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Project update from Norris Square Civic Association

Press release from NSCA Director of Real Estate Development  Maria Camoratto Norris Square Civic Association (NSCA) is a not-for-profit corporation whose mission, among other goals, is to expand the supply of affordable…

    • Another aerial view of the proposed Green Woods site in Roxborough (Photo courtesy of Green Woods Charter School)

Green Woods Charter zoning hearing postponed until May 9

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorksA paperwork snafu has set the Green Woods Charter School's effort to move to Domino Lane in Roxborough back another month, as talks continue with…

    • Green Woods proposal goes before zoning board this week

Green Woods proposal goes before zoning board this week

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorksPlans that would see a longtime Roxborough restaurant and catering hall replaced by an environmental charter school will go before the city this week. The…

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