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    • Steve Weixler at a Central Delaware Advisory Group meeting

Philadelphia loses a waterfront advocate

Steven A. Weixler, an award-winning interior designer and staunch advocate for his Society Hill neighborhood and the Central Delaware Waterfront, died in late April, following a years-long battle with a neurological…

    • Ongoing constrution of the 410 Society Hill podium
Eyes on the Street

Podium work nearly complete, framing starts in June for Toll project on long-vacant Society Hill site

Behind the fencing and banners across the street from Head House Square, Toll Brothers is finishing up the concrete podium on which the 55-unit 410 at Society Hill condos will sit.…

    • Aerial rendering of the new Penn's Landing, © Hargreaves Associates & redsquare

Waterfront study says $250-million Penn's Landing investment would return $1.6 billion

Hargreaves also shows new images of how a new Penn's Landing Park and two new waterfront neighborhoods might look; The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation says fundraising starts immediately. Building a four-acre…

    • 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…

    • Columbia Connector West of I-95, showing wolf and turkey

Waterfront agency, advocacy group review projects

Both the Central Delaware Advocacy Group and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation spent much of their first meetings of 2014 reviewing the status of on-going waterfront projects. DRWC is the quasi-city…

    • 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…

    • An image of the South Street Bridge concept

DRWC, Hargreaves Associates, give first look at Penn's Landing's future

In the future, Philadelphians and visitors could make their way from Old City, across I-95 and Columbus Boulevard and down to the Delaware River by passing through a series of “outdoor…

    • Penns Landing master plan rendering

Future of Penn's Landing public meeting Tuesday

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation and its hired design firm will share their preliminary concepts for re-doing Penn's Landing  - including the capping of a portion of I-95 and Delaware Avenue…

    • William Penn Foundation money helped fund the Race Street Connector

William Penn seeds $5 million more for waterfront access

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation has received a second $5 million gift from the William Penn Foundation, designated to pay for projects that increase public access to the Central Delaware Waterfront…

    • The USS Somerset

Ship honoring Flight 93 passengers to be commissioned at Penn's Landing

A ship commemorating the airline passengers who died in Somerset County, PA on Sept. 11, 2001, will be commissioned at Penn's Landing on March 1, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation announced.…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • Illustrative rendering showing Penn’s Landing Park and new development at the end of Market Street

Proposed park over I-95 and Columbus Blvd. easy to build, hard to fund

Building an eight-acre park over I-95 and Columbus Boulevard from Walnut to Chestnut streets would not be too complicated a task for engineers and construction crews, say two PennDOT experts. “Whether…

    • The Ritz Five, with Society Hill Towers in the background, from Google Earth

Ritz Five could be replaced with a fancier theater with more screens - and multiple stories of apartments on top

The Ritz Five Theater in Society Hill may be upgraded and expanded into a mixed use development, including a multi-story apartment building.The theater is a Landmark Theaters property, but Mosaic…

    • Society Hill residents opposing a zoning variance for condo development say it's about shadows and privacy, not parking

Society Hill residents opposing a zoning variance for condo development say it's about shadows and privacy, not parking

The issues leading some Lombard Street and Pine Street neighbors to object to the zoning relief Toll Brothers needs to build a Society Hill condo project have little or nothing to…

    • Front Street view

Toll Brothers condo project for New Market set for ZBA appeal on height, but much of the testimony is expected to concern parking

The Wednesday Zoning Board appeal related to Toll Brother's proposed condominium project at 410 S. Front St. stems from Toll's plan to build 33 feet higher and two stories taller (counting…

    • The updated facade of Toll Brothers' proposed Society Hill condos.

Toll Brothers gets support of Society Hill Civic board for its proposed condo building on the former NewMarket site

Toll Brothers' proposed 69-unit, 68-foot tall condo development at 401 Front St. -  the former NewMarket site - got the support of the Society Hill Civic Association's board Monday night.The…

    • Toll Brothers rendering

Toll Brothers hopes to begin construction on a 69-unit, gated condo building at the former New Market site in 2013

Horsham-based Toll Brothers hopes to replace the large hole at 410 S. Front St. in Society Hill with a 69-unit, 68-foot-tall, gated condominium with 108 underground parking spaces.That 410 S.…

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