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    • Dranoff's SLS International, Broad and Spruce. Rendering courtesy KPF Associates

590-foot hotel/condo tower for Broad and Spruce clears last hurdle

With the recent Civic Design Review Committee (CDR) hearing complete, Carl Dranoff is clear to begin construction of SLS International Hotel and Residences - a 47-story, 590-foot tower with 125 condos…

    • 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…

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Casino applicants face questions on suitability this week

The five applicants for Philadelphia's remaining casino license each face hours of questions from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board members and staff during this week's suitability hearings. The hearings are set…

    • 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…

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Casino applicants pitch projects to PGCB

The six applicants for Philadelphia's second casino license pitched their proposals to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control board for most of Tuesday. The hearings started at 9 am, but as of 8:15…

    • 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…

    • Dranoff

Dranoff "transit-oriented development" for South and Broad clears first planning commission hurdle

Developer Carl Dranoff wants to build up to 80 residential units with retail that might include restaurants, coffee shops, a grocery or a deli – and nearly as many spots to…

    • The former bank and a rendition of the billiard parlor's rooftop bar

Billiards proposal for 12th and Chestnut passes city council

A former grand old bank at Chestnut and 12th streets is on its way to becoming a fancy pool hall.City Council Thursday approved zoning legislation that allows the billiards club,…

    • Bill that would allow an old bank to become a billiards parlor heads to full council

Bill that would allow an old bank to become a billiards parlor heads to full council

A proposed zoning bill that would allow the conversion of a former bank at Chestnut and 12th Streets into a fancy pool hall passed out of City Council's Rules Committee Wednesday…

    • Commission gives nod to Temple, Drexel building projects

Commission gives nod to Temple, Drexel building projects

Those meds and eds are expanding again.Temple and Drexel universities both got approvals to move forward with new buildings at this week's planning commission meeting, and commissioners also heard from…

    • Rendering of proposed roof deck lounge

Conversion of grand bank building into fancy pool hall passes city planning

Developer Paul Giegerich thinks a former Chestnut Street bank could be a pretty swank spot for a game of pool, and the Philadelphia City Planning Commission and Preservation Alliance agree with…

    • Bill that would allow condemned I-95 billboards to be rebuilt without zoning oversight is on hold

Bill that would allow condemned I-95 billboards to be rebuilt without zoning oversight is on hold

A bill that would allow the owners of standard billboards - condemned to make way for I-95 - to replace them with flashier, digital models has stalled.And it might not…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • CDAG meeting

CDAG holds report card on waterfront progress

Nov. 12 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The Central Delaware Advocacy Group is working on a report card that will gauge the city's progress in implementing the long-range plan for…

    • 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…

    • Central Delaware pierhead and bulkhead lines

Central Delaware overlay details emerge

April 17 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe Philadelphia City Planning Commission meeting on April 21 will be wide-ranging, comprehensive and crucial to the imagined and built environment on several…

    • The Gallery

Will The Gallery be a windfall for city?

Jan. 29 Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyA city agency may find a richer revenue stream if Foxwoods Casino opens at The Gallery at Market East.Here’s how…

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