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    • Sign on corner of Frankford and Delaware

Cash-for-Gold, gone? For good, says Squilla's office

[STORY UPDATED May 16, 12:30pm] Not only is the gold-buying store across from SugarHouse closed, no such store can open there again. The city's department of Licenses & Inspections was expected…

    • New gold-buying store across from SugarHouse

Gold-buying store opens across from SugarHouse.

A store that buys gold has opened up across Delaware Avenue from SugarHouse casino, and once again, neighborhood groups and city leaders are fighting it. “We were promised these kinds of…

    • cash for gold by G.W. Miller III

Planning Commission recommends remapping in Spring Garden, Northern Liberties

Earlier this year, Council President Darrell Clarke introduced a bill that would create a new zoning overlay in the area bounded by Broad and 18th, Spring Garden and Callowhill streets. The…

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New sign at controversial storefront across from SugarHouse: For Sale

The Cash for Gold signs have been gone for months, but a new sign recently went up at the small storefront across from Sugar House Casino: NOW FOR SALE.The original…

    • City Council passes a raft of planning and zoning measures

City Council passes a raft of planning and zoning measures

Though most people's attention at Thursday's City Council meeting was focused on the contentious issues of the Deferred Retirement Option Plan and School District funding, Council moved on a raft of…

    • Photo courtesy of SCRUB

CDAG to fight waterfront projects that threaten the waterfront vision

Developments that violate the public's vision for the Central Delaware riverfront have been getting the green light despite a zoning overlay meant to ensure that doesn't happen, say members of the…

    • These signs, which are what caught critics' attention, have been removed

Bill defining "cash for gold" stores advances in city council

Cash-for-gold stores would be defined as a type of pawn shop under proposed legislation that was forwarded to city council by its Rules Committee Tuesday.The legislation, which now heads to…

    • The now-removed signs

Amended version of bill aimed at curbing cash-for-gold stores gets planning commission approval

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission Tuesday gave its approval to a legislative effort to restrict cash-for-gold establishments in the same part of the zoning code that regulates pawn shops.Fifth District…

    • These signs have been removed

"Cash for Gold" signs removed from Delaware Avenue store. Legislation would define cash for gold as pawn.

It wasn't just the row house-sized store across from SugarHouse Casino that prompted a city councilman to introduce legislation specifically banning “cash for gold” stores from any spot where pawn shops…

    • The L&I order. Photo courtesy of Matt Karp

A stop work order has been posted at the Cash for Gold jewelry story across from SugarHouse

A new display has been added to the window of the jewelry store with the neon “cash for gold” signs across from SugarHouse Casino: A candy-striped stop work order from L&I.…

    • Mayor Michael Nutter

Mayor talks planning with city leaders at the Mayor's Institute on City Design

Thursday and today, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and about 50 other mayors, as well as design professionals, are in Chicago for the National Mayor's Summit on City Design, sponsored by…

    • The front of the store, at Delaware Avenue and Cooper Street

Across from SugarHouse casino: Is it a jewelry store or a pawn shop?

NOTE: When PlanPhilly first posted the YouTube video about this property, it was public. It has since been made private. You can still see the first frame in the video below,…

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