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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…

    • Key connectors

CDAG's overlay angst: Group worries about blocked river views, developments fronted with parking lots and too much signage

Members of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group are concerned that changes in the latest draft of the Central Delaware Overlay could result in blocked river views, developments fronted with parking lots…

    • Cushman & Wakefield listing

Land where residential portion of Race Street hotel development was set to go is now up for sale.

A .67-acre slice of the Old City property where developer Robert Ambrosi of Arc Properties plans to build a hotel/entertainment/retail complex is up for sale, as part of a refinancing agreement.…

Planned hotel/entertainment/residential complex at foot of the Ben Franklin Bridge didn't fit area urban renewal plan

In April 2011, City Council approved zoning legislation that allows developer Robert Ambrosi of Arc Properties to build a hotel, residential, retail and entertainment development at 4th and Race Streets.But…

    • New mascot Buk (rhymes with Duke)

UPDATED: Old City Scoop The Poop campaign gets city blessing for pilot program, chooses new mascot

The volunteers running a campaign to rid Old City's streets of dog waste have received the city's blessing to continue their program as a year-long pilot.Program co-chair Janet Kalter said…

Old City dog poop scoopers meet with reps from city transportation and utilities, streets

The Old City residents who organized the Scoop The Poop campaign to combat a neighborhood problem with dog waste met with city officials this week to talk about the future of…

    • CDAG heartened at Squilla's stance on zoning ordinances, plans open letter to city council

CDAG heartened at Squilla's stance on zoning ordinances, plans open letter to city council

Central Delaware Advocacy Group members liked what First District Councilman Mark Squilla had to say about single-parcel zoning legislation at their Thursday night meeting.Squilla said he would only introduce such…

    • 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…

    • The original Scoop The Poop poster

Old City residents launch Scoop the Poop campaign

It's one thing no one likes about the dog-friendly streets of Old City.But when dog waste was the big topic of conversation at a neighborhood dinner party this past summer,…

    • Shane Market St. entrance

Shane, a Philadelphia candy institution dating back to 1863, reopens this month

The candy maker squeezes drops of poinsettia-red food coloring into a copper pot full of molten sugar and corn syrup. When the thermometer hits 310 degrees, she carries the mixture to…

    • The section of the under-the-overpass sign pointing toward the river

Progress on Race Street Connector project

The Race Street Connector project – the streetscape and lighting improvements meant to make the linkage between the riverfront at Race Street Pier and Old City more obvious and pleasant –…

    • What Festival Pier site could eventually look like

"Pre-development" work to begin at Festival Pier incinerator site

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation will soon begin preliminary work necessary to prepare the former incinerator site at Festival Pier for residential and other development. And a national architectural organization has…

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