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    • Contrary to concerns, riverfront overlay stands until new overlay or new zoning code takes effect.

Central Delaware Overlay passes city council

After more than two years of talks between First District Councilman Mark Squilla, planners, developers, landowners and waterfront advocates, City Council has passed a zoning ordinance designed to shape future development…

    • 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,…

    • The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

Some - including a SugarHouse consultant - say no to proposed casinos

Two representatives of South Philadelphia community groups urged the Pennsylvania State Gaming Control Board not to award a casino license to any of the three applicants who would build near the…

    • Jimmy Cade, 65, advocated for PHL Local Gaming, in part for its location, in part because the ownership is local.

A day of casino testimony underway

Local officials urged the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to think about more than slots and table game receipts when it considers six proposals for Philadelphia's second casino license. They said it…

    • Penn's Landing Park, the Master Plan vision

DRWC names Hargreaves to design Penn's Landing re-do

The firm that designed Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London and Louisville's Waterfront Park, which links that city with the Ohio River, will soon begin design and engineering work on a…

    • agreenberger

Deputy Mayor: Casinos haven't generated neighborhood development

Casinos have not stimulated economic development in their neighborhoods, said Philadelphia Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Director of Commerce Alan Greenberger. “Casinos are economic drivers in the sense that they…

    • Wynn Philadelphia site plan

City gathers public perspective on casino options

The city won't pick a favorite from the six applicants for Philadelphia's second casino license at April's gaming control board hearings. “We've got no intention of saying 'This is the one,'…

    • 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…

    • WRT rendering of the future FringeArts HQ

Transformation from pumping station to Philly Fringe home begins

The transformation of a 1903 riverfront pumping station into the future home of Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe has begun. The organization best-known for its annual festival began tearing…

    • pa gaming board

Schedule for casino candidates' presentations set

The six applicants vying for Philadelphia's second casino license will get 45 minutes to present their ideas to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Feb. 12. Three teams of operator-hopefuls will…

    • Height limits DRWC Master Plan for Delaware

Central Delaware overlay nears introduction

Zoning legislation that would create rules for development along the Central Delaware waterfront could be introduced later this month. “That's the goal,” Central Delaware Advocacy Group Vice Chairman Joe Schiavo said…

Central Delaware Riverfront goers may finally get an important amenity

Those who spend time on or near Race Street Pier may soon have an easier answer to what can be an extremely urgent question: Where's the bathroom? The Delaware River Waterfront…

    • The Marina View project at 230 N. Columbus Blvd.

Planning Commission approves changes to Marina View plan of development

Developer Ensemble Real Estate has amended its original plan for Marina View Towers - a residential project at 230 N. Columbus Avenue, near the Benjamin Franklin Bridge – by adding more…

    • Planning Commission gets first look at Toll Brothers plan for former Stamper Square site

Planning Commission gets first look at Toll Brothers plan for former Stamper Square site

Toll Brothers gave the city planning commission a look at the 69-unit condo building the Horsham-based company hopes to build on a long-vacant Front Street site in Society Hill. The spot…

    • Marina View

CDAG concerned Planning Commission isn't protecting Master Plan for Central Delaware

Members of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group worry that the Philadelphia City Planning Commission's recent acceptance of the development plan for a 180-unit, 11-story apartment building near the Ben Franklin Bridge…

    • Plan for 32 townhouses on Front Street wins planning commission approval

Plan for 32 townhouses on Front Street wins planning commission approval

A plan to build townhouses on a now-vacant lot at 412 N. Front St. in Old City received city planning commission approval Tuesday.Developer David Perlman, attorney Hercules Grigos and architect…

    • PCPC tells Marina View Towers to improve plan for apartments near Ben Franklin Bridge

PCPC tells Marina View Towers to improve plan for apartments near Ben Franklin Bridge

The 180-unit apartment building planned for 230 N. Christopher Columbus Boulevard is an important project, Planning Commissioners said after an information-only presentation Tuesday, but the plan should be improved before the…

    • Rendering of Ensemble Real Estate's Delaware Avenue proposal. The architecture is not

Mid-rise apartment building planned for empty lot just north of Ben Franklin Bridge

Another new development is proposed for the Central Delaware Waterfront – an 11-story apartment building, just north of the Ben Franklin Bridge in Old City.Previously, the development proposed by Ensemble…

    • Prospective townhouse site once home to North Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Depot

Prospective townhouse site once home to North Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Depot

The Old City site where Developer David Perlman plans to build a townhouse development was once home to the North Pennsylvania Railroad. Perlman told city planners last week about his…

    • Front and Willow Streets

Three-story townhouse development planned for Front Street in Old City

Developer David Perlman told city planners Tuesday that he hopes to build a 38-unit townhouse development with a green roof, outdoor space for each unit, and a mix of surface-lot and…

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