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    • The site of the proposed hotel, from the Ben Franklin Bridge

Councilman says a decision must soon be made on a controversial Old City hotel project

Legislation that would allow a hotel with a lower-level Toby Keith honkytonk to be built in Old City will be voted on by City Council within the next few weeks, said…

Creative professionals collaborate to attract more creative people, businesses to Old City

An Old City digital media agency has set out to forge a community for creative professionals and brand Old City as the place for creative people and businesses. Maiden Media recently…

    • Developer of proposed Old City hotel complex says to understand his plans is to love them

Developer of proposed Old City hotel complex says to understand his plans is to love them

It's up to Old City residents whether the commercial space on the ground floor of a proposed hotel contains a bowling alley, an assortment of restaurants and a live music venue,…

    • 401 Race Street may be a venue for a big-time line dance

Could Toby Keith be coming to Old City?

Those who like to line dance just might want to point their boots toward Old City.Developer Robert Ambrosi's latest proposal for the ground floor of a hotel/retail/residential development he wants…

    • Delaware Powerplant

DRWC outlines public realm improvement plans

More details about the plans for public space along the Central Delaware Waterfront emerged at Friday morning's meet up of the  Delaware River Waterfront Corporation.The revocation of Foxwoods Casino's license…

    • The front of Pier 9, a prospective site for future waterfront activity

Waterfront Corp. pleased with "heat island" of development near Race Street Pier

With Race Street Pier scheduled to open as a new park this spring, a plan to create a live arts venue with a restaurant in a former pumping station across the…

    • DRWC gets $5 million boost to better connect waterfront to neighborhoods

DRWC gets $5 million boost to better connect waterfront to neighborhoods

Thanks to a $5 million grant from the William Penn Foundation, lighting, design and safety improvements that are expected to bring more people down Race Street to a refurbished waterfront pier…

    • Gaming Board revokes Foxwoods' license

Gaming Board revokes Foxwoods' license

Despite the assertions of attorneys for Philadelphia Entertainment and Development Partners and Caesars that good progress had been made toward nailing down financing and partnership agreements for the long-awaited and often-stalled…

    • Illustration courtesy of SCRUB

Final vote on controversial Race Street hotel comes this week

City Council is set to vote Thursday on a zoning bill that would allow a hotel proposed for Old City to include a controversial electronic sign and live entertainment.The bill…

    • Old City lobbies city council to change controversial hotel bill

Old City lobbies city council to change controversial hotel bill

Old City Civic Association's Developments Committee has sent a letter to every member of City Council, lobbying for amendments to a bill that would allow for a hotel with a large…

    • Developer Robert Ambrosi fields more questions after the meeting

Hot debate over proposed Old City hotel project

To the Arc Properties team planning to develop a hotel at 401 Race Street, a billboard is a structure that can be leased to outside entities and generate revenue.But to…

    • Old City Civic to hold public meeting regarding the hotel proposed for 401 Race Street

Old City Civic to hold public meeting regarding the hotel proposed for 401 Race Street

The Old City Civic Association Developments Committee will host an open public meeting to inform the Old City community of the current status of the 401 Race Street development proposal on…

    • 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…

    • 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.…

    • 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…

    • In small groups, residents discussed what they would like to see on the river

Planners ask residents what they want for the northern half of the Central Delaware

More than anything, the Philadelphians who gathered in Fishtown July 19th to share their ideas for the northern half of the Central Delaware Master Plan want more - specifically, safer, better-lit…

    • Discussion on the Central Delaware. Photo by DRWC

Planners get residents' ideas for Central Delaware makeover

A trolley that travels down Washington Avenue from Broad Street to the Delaware River; low-rise, densely built residences; restaurants and shops tucked beneath I-95. These are just a few of the…

    • 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…

    • PGCB attorney says Foxwoods should not get more time to save its license

PGCB attorney says Foxwoods should not get more time to save its license

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board's enforcement arm has recommended the board not grant the Foxwoods Casino team any more time to gather information Foxwoods attorneys say they need to defend the…

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