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You are viewing 11 articles for January 2013 by the author Kellie Patrick Gates

    • pa gaming board

Schedule for casino candidates' presentations set

The six applicants vying for Philadelphia's second casino license will get 45 minutes to present their ideas to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Feb. 12. Three teams of operator-hopefuls will…

    • Penn Street Trail, looking south

Construction of Penn Street Trail starts next month

Construction will begin next month on the Penn Street portion of the Central Delaware River trail, which will stretch from the end of Spring Garden Street, along Columbus Boulevard to Penn…

    • Penns Landing master plan rendering

Engineering work soon to begin for 8-acre park atop I-95, Columbus Boulevard

The search is on for engineers and designers to figure out how to redevelop Penn's Landing and connect it to the city – largely with an eight-acre park that would fully…

    • The box culvert

Daylighting project reveals a hidden creek

About 700 feet of the West Branch of Indian Creek never sees daylight. For more than 100 years, it has run through a box culvert in Overbrook's Morris Park. The Philadelphia…

    • pcpc millbourne

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…

    • focus areas

Progress report on University/Southwest district plan

The Philadelphia Planning Commission's district-level comprehensive plan for University/Southwest will strive to focus mixed-use residential development around some of the city's busiest el stops, strengthen commercial corridors that have vacancies, improve…

    • Philadelphia Trail Master Plan Draft Priority Map

City to rank trail network. There are now 75 proposed city-wide.

Philadelphia planners are developing a rating system to prioritize proposed trails. There are now 75 trails proposed city-wide. The idea is to focus the city's limited resources – financial and otherwise…

    • 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…

    • Iroko

Navy Yard to release 2013 Master Plan update Wednesday

UPDATED: On Friday, PIDC announced the The Navy Yard event has been rescheduled for Feb. 1. An earlier version of this story had the original date. The Philadelphia Navy Yard will…

    •  Bart I. Mellits

Mellits succeeds Sklaroff at Ballard Spahr

Bart I. Mellits is now chairman of the Ballard Spahr Real Estate Department, taking the reins from department founder Michael Sklaroff. Mellits' has worked on a wide variety of commercial…

    • Eastwick residents protest at city council

U.S. Army Corps and City Water Department say study on Eastwick flooding solutions should be complete in October

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Philadelphia Water Department say a study to determine the solution or solutions for Eastwick's Cobbs Creek-related flooding problems will be finished in October. Among…

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