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    • The option that got the most votes

New light columns unveiled at Columbia and Girard, Columbia Connector design options narrowed

Two new light columns depicting the history of Fishtown and Penn Treaty Park were unveiled at Columbia and Girard avenues Tuesday, and residents chose their favorite design for future Columbia street…

    • Preliminary Design for Penn Street Trail

Delaware/Columbus traffic study to be released in July; DRWC gets updates on other waterfront projects

The long-awaited Delaware River Waterfront Corporation traffic study on Delaware Avenue and Columbus Boulevard is set for public release in July.“It has suffered from many delays over the past six…

    • The shipway found on the eastern portion of the site in 1987 / Philadelphia Archaeological Forum

Archaeological exploration soon to begin at the south end of West Shipyard

Exploratory archaeology is set to begin - again - at the historic West Shipyard site.Located beneath what is now a Vine Street parking lot, the site is a rare remnant…

    • Central Delaware Overlay legislation, which would codify city's waterfront masterplan, is not introduced by city council

Central Delaware Overlay legislation, which would codify city's waterfront masterplan, is not introduced by city council "deadline."

Zoning legislation creating the Central Delaware Waterfront Overlay was not introduced at Thursday's city council meeting. So unless council adds an extra session, there can be no new overlay in place…

    • Waterfront advocacy group members say Central Delaware Overlay still lacks adequate protection for the riverfront

Waterfront advocacy group members say Central Delaware Overlay still lacks adequate protection for the riverfront

With time to introduce and pass legislation creating a zoning overlay for the Central Delaware Riverfront dwindling, some Central Delaware Master Plan advocates are questioning the potential efficacy of the current…

    • Waterfront zoning legislation won't be introduced this week, but will be in time for a vote before summer break

Waterfront zoning legislation won't be introduced this week, but will be in time for a vote before summer break

First District Councilman Mark Squilla won't introduce legislation for a zoning overlay meant to give teeth to the Central Delaware Master Plan at Thursday's city council meeting, but plans to introduce…

    • 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…

Central Delaware Advocacy Group hopeful that Samschick's waterfront plans will be good fit for the Central Delaware

Members of CDAG are hopeful that the plans of a developer who owns a significant swath of the Central Delaware Riverfront will line up nicely with the city's goals.As detailed…

    • 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…

    • A view of the Pennthouses from Front Street

Apartments fashioned from former auto storage buildings launch a large, mixed-use development with major riverfront implications

When developer Michael Samschick first toured the former auto-storage building he is converting into rental apartments, he cut a hole into a fifth-floor wall.Through it, he saw the Delaware River…

Preliminary archaeology work to begin next month on rare piece of original Delaware River shoreline

Exploratory archaeology to determine what could be found beneath a portion of West Shipyard – a rare bit of original Philadelphia shoreline – is set for June and July. The West…

    • Columbia Avenue connector

Neighborhood-to-waterfront connector street projects moving forward

Progress continues on three street improvement projects designed to better link Philadelphia neighborhoods with the Central Delaware Riverfront through improved pedestrian and bicycle access, lighting, landscaping and signage.Delaware River Waterfront…

    • The study focused on major intersections, like this one at Columbia and Delaware.

Delaware Ave./Columbus Blvd. traffic plan won't hugely impact congestion, says city transportation official

The recommendations made in a draft of the Delaware Avenue/Columbus Boulevard traffic study “won't be hugely impactful” on roadway congestion, Philadelphia Deputy Commissioner for Transportation Steve Buckley told the Delaware River…

    • One potential future for Pier 9. No decisions have been made yet.

Pier 9 study says it will cost $3.5 million to keep structure from deteriorating, $11 million to achieve full potential

It would take about $3.5 million to stabilize the structure of Pier 9 so that it does not further deteriorate, and an additional $1.2 million to add emergency egress, public restrooms,…

    • 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…

    • Business partners Mike Ahmad and Walid Mustafa

Fresh food and "connectivity" coming soon to Front and Norris

A small grocery store and cafe with free wi-fi, take-out or eat-in American and Middle Eastern dishes and free community space is set to soon open at the corner of Front…

    • APM overhead / Neal Santos

Planning Commission accepts "quality of life" plan for Eastern North Philadelphia

The Asociación de Puertorriqueños en Marcha – otherwise known as The Association of Puerto Ricans on the March or simply APM – has worked to improve Eastern North Philadelphia neighborhoods for…

    • Edward Corner Building

Developer working on Master Plan for his Delaware Avenue properties

Philadelphia developer Michael Samschick is developing a master plan for the properties he owns along Delaware Avenue.Among Samschick's holdings: The 1000 and 1100 blocks of North Delaware Avenue, which includes…

    • Pleased with adoption of master plan, waterfront advocacy group focuses on the next step: zoning

Pleased with adoption of master plan, waterfront advocacy group focuses on the next step: zoning

After taking a few moments to savor the  unanimous adoption of the Central Delaware Waterfront Master Plan earlier this week, the Central Delaware Advocacy Group got to work on the zoning…

    • Planning Commission adopts Central Delaware Master Plan

Planning Commission adopts Central Delaware Master Plan

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission unanimously adopted the Master Plan for the Central Delaware Waterfront in its entirety, on Tuesday afternoon."It's an ambitious plan," said Commission Vice Chairman Joe Syrnick…

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