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Zoning board considers residential tower at 20th and Market

Update: The Zoning Board of Adjustment granted both variances and the special exception to Brandywine Realty Trust on Sept. 11, 2013.  Representatives of Brandywine Realty Trust implored the zoning board on…

    • One Riverside

Glare at One Riverside won't be an issue, consultant says

A building facade consultant has sent a letter to Cecil Baker, the architect of Carl Dranoff's One Riverside project in Fitler Square, saying that it will be easy to design the…

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Planning Commission recommends zoning approvals for new Whole Foods

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission recommended approval of a handful of zoning variances for a proposed Whole Foods grocery store at 22nd and Spring Garden streets during its monthly meeting Tuesday…

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Brandywine seeks zoning approvals for 1919 Market Street apartments

On Wednesday, the Zoning Board of Adjustment will consider granting two variances and one special exception to Brandywine Realty Trust for a proposed 29-story residential tower on an empty lot at…

    • Schuylkill River from South Street Bridge

Dranoff billboard atop Locust on the Park predates Dranoff

Carl Dranoff’s One Riverside project, a proposed 21-story tower at 25th and Locust Streets, adjacent to the Schuylkill River Trail, would make a prominent addition to the Center City skyline. Dranoff…

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By-right proposal for Dranoff tower in Fitler Square draws ire of near neighbors

Carl Dranoff’s One Riverside project, a 21-story, 167,000-square-foot apartment tower at 25th and Locust, adjacent to a community garden and the Schuylkill River Trail, could be built as proposed entirely by…

    • Ridge Flats

East Falls "passive house" cleared by zoning board

Ridge Flats, a proposed 146-unit apartment complex at 4300 Ridge Avenue in East Falls, was green lighted by the Zoning Board of Adjustment Wednesday afternoon. The building will contain some retail…

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New apartment buildings from Pearl and DAS Architects

Have you noticed? Center City is in the midst of (another) residential rental boom. Noteworthy projects include the conversion of the nationally- and locally-registered historic Art Deco tower, 1616 Walnut St.,…

    • Delaware Visions

Low-down on dashed high-rise hopes

In the fall of 2007, just before Michael Nutter was elected mayor and the real estate market slumped, PlanPhilly reported on development plans that, if all built as proposed, would have…

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Zoning board approves 25 homes at 8th and Montrose

The Philadelphia zoning board approved a small set of variances Wednesday for the development of 25 new single-family town homes in Bella Vista, at the corner of 8th and Montrose, where…

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SEPTA to extend bus service to new Northwest Philly ShopRite

When the new Bakers Centre shopping plaza, anchored by a Brown’s Super Stores Inc. ShopRite, opens at Roberts Ave. and Fox Street this Friday, SEPTA bus service will provide direct…

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Developer seeks zoning approval for 10 homes at 19th & Lombard

The Zoning Board of Adjustment heard testimony Wednesday afternoon concerning the proposed development of ten new townhomes at 1901 Lombard Street, a project that has been subject to negotiations between the…

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Residents of proposed apartments could see their energy usage in art

The 146-unit apartment building Onion Flats hopes to build on Ridge Avenue in East Falls crossed another hurdle this week, when the Philadelphia City Planning Commission recommended that the Zoning Board…

    • Lower North vacancy

More vacant property than can be filled in Lower North Philadelphia

The in-the-works comprehensive district plan will likely call for some formerly residential or commercial areas to be cleared and turned over to other uses, such as farming. City planners have begun…

    • Renaissance Plaza

New Renaissance Plaza: Shorter, greener

A new plan for Renaissance Plaza – the residential and retail complex Carl Marks Real Estate plans to build at the former World Trade Center site on the Delaware River waterfront…

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Developers say Eastern Tower project will be underway by year’s end

The Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation says it will pull building permits and begin construction on the Eastern Tower, a 23-story mixed-use apartment complex and community center at 10th and Vine streets,…

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Callowhill residents consider a 12-unit apartment complex on Ridge Ave.

Members of the Callowhill Neighborhood Association heard a pitch Monday night for a proposed residential development on the 1100 block of Ridge Avenue, between Spring Garden and Buttonwood streets. The proposal…

    • Ridge Flats

Ridge Flats plan supported by Civic Design Review Committee

The proposed Ridge Flats project, a five-story, 146-unit, mixed-use apartment complex in East Falls, won the endorsement Tuesday of the Civic Design Review Committee, which is charged with evaluating the public…

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Supreme Court provides more protection for property rights

Earlier this year, City Council approved a plan for the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to acquire 17 privately owned parcels in Point Breeze for the future development of affordable housing. The plan…

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