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City Council has its own plans for selling closed schools

Less than two weeks after the Nutter Administration announced a comprehensive plan for selling and reusing closed school buildings, City Council held a press conference to describe its own plan, which…

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Nutter administration announces reuse plan for closed schools

The Nutter Administration announced in a press release Thursday morning that, in cooperation with the School District and the School Reform Commission, it has developed a plan to sell and reuse…

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Council will hold hearings on adaptive reuse of closed school buildings

Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds-Brown introduced a resolution Thursday calling for hearings on finding adaptive reuses for the 23 school buildings that will close at the end of this year. The resolution was…

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On East Shackamaxon Street, complete demolition to create vacant lot

Last week, Michael Samschick of Core Realty received conditional approval from the Zoning Board of Adjustment to build his proposed multi-venue entertainment complex on Delaware Avenue across from Sugarhouse Casino. He…

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Zoning board approves variances for Delaware Avenue entertainment complex

The Zoning Board of Adjustment has approved a series of variances for the Canal Street North entertainment complex, a multi-property concert venue, restaurant, honky-tonk bar, and bowling alley opposite Sugarhouse Casino…

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PennDesign students develop a model for managing closed school buildings

This June, 23 Philadelphia public schools will be closed for good, adding around 65 acres to the city’s already heavy burden of vacant land. For the city, dealing with these soon-to-be-empty…

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Zoning board to rule on variances for Canal Street North after marathon hearing

First impression of Julia Chapman, the new chair of the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment: she is a patient woman. Chapman, a former aide to Mayor Michael Nutter in the early…

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Zoning board will schedule special hearing on Canal Street entertainment complex

The Zoning Board of Adjustment began to hear arguments Wednesday about zoning relief for Penn Treaty Village—the bowling-alley/concert-venue/restaurant/distillery/Toby Keith bar proposed for Canal Street in Fishtown—before dismissing the opposing parties until…

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