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    • Squilla introduces old overlay to new zoning code, aiming to keep special Delaware riverfront rules in place

Squilla introduces old overlay to new zoning code, aiming to keep special Delaware riverfront rules in place

An amendment to prevent a lapse in the special zoning designed to protect the Central Delaware Riverfront from development contrary to the city's waterfront goals was added to a zoning code…

    • Key connectors

CDAG's overlay angst: Group worries about blocked river views, developments fronted with parking lots and too much signage

Members of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group are concerned that changes in the latest draft of the Central Delaware Overlay could result in blocked river views, developments fronted with parking lots…

    • CDAG heartened at Squilla's stance on zoning ordinances, plans open letter to city council

CDAG heartened at Squilla's stance on zoning ordinances, plans open letter to city council

Central Delaware Advocacy Group members liked what First District Councilman Mark Squilla had to say about single-parcel zoning legislation at their Thursday night meeting.Squilla said he would only introduce such…

    • The current Columbia Avenue and a prospective future

Ideas for the Columbia Avenue Connector project

The Columbia Avenue of the future will likely be lined with trees, but just how many specimens remains under discussion.Some neighbors of the Fishtown street are concerned about sacrificing parking…

    • PennDOT gets more feedback on I-95 redo. Final designs coming by fall

PennDOT gets more feedback on I-95 redo. Final designs coming by fall

Earlier this week, PennDOT representatives reported back to folks who live along the I-95 corridor, near the area between Shackamaxon and Palmer streets, with some mock-ups of what their ideas for…

    • Photos by Torben Jenk

Cramp Shipyard demo proceeds on

The dismantling of the Cramp building – the hulking brick icon of Philadelphia ship building located at 2050 Richmond Street – continued in earnest Monday.The building will be torn down…

    • Cramp Machine & Turret, Courtesy of Torben Jenk

"Shoppers" removing scrap metal from Cramp building site

There has been some unauthorized shopping at the Cramp Shipyard building. Since Monday, crews have been dismantling the building to make way for the new Girard Avenue Interchange. But after the…

    • photo credit Jenna Winegar, photo illustration PlanPhilly

How bill on I-95 condemnation corridor came to be

Pending city council legislation that would allow owners of the typical, one-dimensional billboards set to be removed for the I-95 expansion to replace them with flashier, double-sided, electronic signs was not…

    • SugarHouse views

A SugarHouse test run - including protests - in preparation for Thursday's opening

Inside SugarHouse Casino Monday, thousands of invited guests played craps and slots, ate, drank and generally made merry as they helped the casino and inspectors from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board…

    • Huge space / photo courtesy of Jeffrey Totaro

How one shipbuilder impacted Philadelphia and the world

Local historians Torben Jenk and Kenneth Milano say the Cramp Machine Shop, then Turret Shop, was part of a business whose impact on Kensington, Fishtown and the city as whole was…

    • Cramps Machine Shop at sunrise / photo courtesy of Torben Jenk

Complex saga of Cramp Machine Shop is coming to an end

William Cramp & Sons Ship and Engine Building Company constructed the industrial cathedral at 2050 Richmond Street nearly 100 years ago as a machine shop where enormous hydraulic turbines dwarfed the…

    • Central Delaware Advocacy Group

CDAG will weigh in on waterfront development compatibility with the Civic Vision, Master Plan

The Central Delaware Advocacy Group wants to weigh in on whether proposed developments do – or do not – fit in with the city's vision for the future of the waterfront.…

    • Lombardo and Schelter

PCPC gives blessing to waterfront overlay

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission Tuesday approved plan of development guidelines for projects proposed along the seven-mile stretch of the Central Delaware Waterfront – from Oregon to Allegheny Avenues, between I-95…

    • PennDOT worker installing the new Girard Ave signs. (PennDOT photo)

PennDOT meets to discuss how trees, lighting, crosswalks can complement I-95 plans

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has been meeting with representatives from neighborhoods and organizations along the I-95 corridor from Vine Street to Allegheny Avenue to find out what long-range plans these…

    • CDAG issues waterfront progress report

CDAG issues waterfront progress report

The Central Delaware Advocacy Group has issued a progress report on Philadelphia's efforts toward creating a world-class waterfront. CDAG Chairman Steve Weixler said the report is not meant to remark on…

    • SugarHouse hearing

SugarHouse pushing for table games

SugarHouse Casino has made its pitch to offer table games to the state's gaming control board.General Manager Wendy Hamilton said the poker, blackjack, craps and roulette SugarHouse plans to offer would…

Discussion of water department work, casino traffic at Thursday FNA meeting

May 18, 2010 A discussion of the Philadelphia Water Department's ongoing work around Delaware and Frankford avenues, as well as the future traffic flow into SugarHouse Casino, will be held at…

    • Richmond Street

I-95 / Girard Ave. construction update

March 19, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The I-95 Girard Avenue interchange that crews have been working on since last summer will open in July, representatives from PennDOT and…

    • CDAG meeting

CDAG discussion heats up over potential meeting with Wynn

March 11, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe Central Delaware Advocacy Group had an at-times heated debate about whether and when members should meet with prospective Foxwoods Casino developer…

Council passes legislation ending Central Delaware height limits, granting planners more time

A bill ending height restrictions on all properties within the Central Delaware Overlay that are not zoned residential or light commercial awaits Mayor Michael Nutter's signature.City Council unanimously passed the…

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