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    • Conrad St. demolition / Bas Slabbers for Newsworks

Blighted East Falls house, once the cause of protest, now being torn down

A deteriorating house in East Falls that sparked a protest last year — and many years of neighbors' discontent — is finally, if slowly, being razed by its owner. The house…

    • John Wanamaker Building

April 23: PlanPhilly Jane's Walks | Squilla introduces bag tax | Strange bedfellows for Levy-Sweeney tax reform

Ashley Hahn and PlanPhilly are hosting nine Jane's Walks this year.  Come out and meet other PlanPhilly readers, and share your observations about city planning and architecture. 1st District Councilman…

    • Phased improvements include plans to invigorate the land around Lovett Memorial Library and add new features to the library. (Emily Brooks/for NewsWorks, file)

Mt. Airy community prepares for two-year closure of Lovett library

The mood was heavy as members of the Mt. Airy community gathered Monday evening for the Friends of Lovett Memorial Library's meeting. In January, the nearly 130-year-old library will be closing…

    • 40th and Pine, November 2013

Commonwealth Court affirms Penn can demolish historic property at 40th & Pine

A panel of judges at the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has ruled that the University of Pennsylvania has the right to tear down a historic building at 40th and Pine streets…

    • Comcast Innovation and Technology Center

Commercial real estate vacancies lower in Philly's center than the suburbs

The conventional wisdom about commercial real estate trends in the Philadelphia metro has been hardened for some time: the city loses office jobs to the suburban collar counties, partly thanks to…

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