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Developer says he was unfairly dropped from Family Court project, owed fees

The Inquirer reports that lawyers for Donald Pulver, the developer involved with the construction of the Family Court building, say that Pulver has been unfairly dropped from the project and is…

Casino-Free Philadelphia's alternate waterfront development mural

Casino-Free Philadelphia is creating a community mural depicting the waterfront as the activists would have it developed. Help the group create the mural at Frankford Avenue First Friday, August 6,…

Agreement reached for development of Mormon Temple

PhillyClout reports that the City has struck an agreement for the development of the new Mormon Temple at 1701 Vine Street, which it will announce at 3:30 p.m., Monday. Be sure…

Old City District names new executive director

The Philadelphia Business Journal reports that Graham Copeland, who served as executive director of Highland Park's Main Street Downtown revitilization program, will takeover operations at Old City District. Read the full…

Committee of Seventy: Halt Family Court project

The Committee of Seventy urged Governor Ed Rendell in an editorial to halt the release of $200 million for the redevelopment of the Family Court building at 15th and Arch Streets…

Potentially historic Center City barbershop becomes center of debate at zoning meeting

Renovations to a historic Center City barbershop became the hot button issue at the Center City Resident Association zoning meeting last Tuesday, the Weekly Press reports. As representatives of Norman…

Brownstoner: Imagining a Bicycle Transit Center

The Delaware Valley Green Building Council has released the results of its sustainable design competition to envision a bike transit center in Philadelphia, Brownstoner reports. The winner—Columbia University Graduate school of…

Weekly Press: Schuylkill pedestrian bridge still has public support, Park Commission director says

Fairmount Park Commission Executive Director Mark Focht said this week that a pedestrian bridge slated to be constructed at 25th and Locust Street, connecting folks to West Philadelphia, still has a…

Metropolis: Ten block stretch of South Street storefronts has 16 percent vacancy rate

According to public affairs news reporting site Metropolis, South Street has seen better times. The district, from Front Street to 11th Street and Lombard to Bainbridge, has 38 vacant…

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