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    • The Market8 team's model, lit up

Squilla, O'Brien, Taylor: Market8 best chance for revenue, economic growth

State Reps. Michael O'Brien and John Taylor and Philadelphia First District Councilman Mark Squilla said the state gaming board should grant the remaining Philadelphia license to Market8, which would build a…

    • The Market8 team's model, lit up

Market8 to gaming board: We'd make the most money and transform Market Street

The Market8 team was first up on day two of the casino applicant suitability hearings before the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. The Market8 team, which includes The Goldenberg Group and Mohegan…

    • Market8 rendering

Market8 team: We've got the best spot, and the best means to stimulate growth and help the community

Key players in the proposed Market8 casino say their site, the ability to stimulate growth along the lagging East Market Street corridor, and a commitment to the community make Market8 the…

    • Philadelphia's alleys

Plan to change Pearl Street from dark alley to community, cultural connector

The Asian Arts Initiative hopes to transform tiny Pearl Street from a foreboding alley to a lively linkage between the Callowhill and Chinatown neighborhoods. Based on community input and his own…

    • What 8th and Race Street, near Franklin Square, could look like

Central, University/Southwest district plans adopted

Philadelphia now has long-range plans for future development within the Central and University/Southwest districts. The city planning commission adopted both comprehensive plans at its Tuesday (June 11) meeting. From now on,…

    • What 8th and Race Street, near Franklin Square, could look like

Draft plan for Central District released

The draft comprehensive plan for Philadelphia's Central District calls for revitalizing civic spaces in Center City, encouraging more development along Ridge Avenue and North Broad Street in West Callowhill, and making…

    • 10th and Ridge as imagined

PCPC adopts Callowhill/Chinatown North plan for mixed use, green space.

Under a new strategic plan adopted by the city planning commission Tuesday, the Callowhill/Chinatown North of the future would include 21 new acres of parks and green space, development that mixes…

    • 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…

Chinatown development corporation gets planning's blessing for a 23-story tower at 10th and Vine

The Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation Tuesday came a step closer to building a 23-story, 265-foot-high residential and office tower, with a community center on the ground floor, on two parcels at…

    • The proposed Eastern Tower Community Center. Rendering courtesy PCDC

Chinatown Development Corporation plans 23-story tower at 10th and Vine

The Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation hopes to build a 23-story, 265-foot-high residential and office tower, with a community center on the ground floor, on two parcels at the northwest corner of…

    • James J. DiVergilis

Attorney says city's large numbers of Asians, Slavs are big reason it could handle two casinos

Philadelphia's large Asian and Slavic populations help make it the right place for a second casino, an attorney for a company that had pondered bidding to run a gaming operation here…

    • Foxwoods overgrown South Philly site from river trail

As another deadline looms, Foxwoods has not identified a new partner

Foxwoods Casino officials have not taken the step that would show the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board they have locked in a new partner to help save their beleaguered South Philadelphia project.…

    • Building wrap

A deeper look at the Market East signage flap

Feb. 26, 2010 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyFirst District Councilman Frank DiCicco says his proposal to allow for bigger, flashier signs on East Market Street could help revive an…

    • Breaking news: Thumbs down to Foxwoods extension request

Breaking news: Thumbs down to Foxwoods extension request

Dec. 16 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The enforcement arm of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board says Foxwoods Casino's request for more time to produce detailed drawings of its proposed…

    • The Foxwoods right-to-know fight

The Foxwoods right-to-know fight

Nov. 24 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyAttorneys for two Philadelphia advocacy groups hope to convince the state's Office of Open Records to order the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to…

    • CDAG issues waterfront progress report

CDAG's stand: form over function

Sept. 10By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyMembers of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group spent much of their Thursday meeting talking about  how they should respond to the Pennsylvania Gaming…

Gaming Board posts Foxwoods' documents

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today posted on its website documents detailing its decision to give Philadelphia Entertainment and Development Partners, aka, Foxwoods Casino, a two-year extension to open.  Click here…

    • Scene from a Chinatown North visioning session

Discussion of the future of Chinatown North

July 23, 2009 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Residents of Chinatown North gathered at the Theresa Hu Center Wednesday night to talk about the future of their neighborhood – the…

    • Foxwoods site

UPDATED: Foxwoods license plans snagged

June 19By Kellie Patrick Gatesfor PlanPhillyThe Gaming Control Board's Bureau of Investigations and Enforcement says Foxwoods Casino has failed to prove it made “Herculean” efforts to open by…

    • Civic Vision

Council OKs overlay, historic interiors bills

June 18 Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyCity Council unanimously passed legislation aimed at creating a multi-use riverfront trail, a dense retail/commercial corridor, and connections between neighborhoods and…

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