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    • Just a piece of work? City Planning still deciding whether to endorse adoption of entire waterfront plan

Just a piece of work? City Planning still deciding whether to endorse adoption of entire waterfront plan

Philadelphia City Planning Commission staff is deciding whether to recommend that commissioners adopt just a portion of the long-range plan for improving the Central Delaware Waterfront – a possibility that has…

    • The acquired property as re-imagined in the Central Delaware Master Plan

DRWC acquires private property around Pier 70 for new waterfront trail and wetlands park

The first step toward turning four, privately owned South Philadelphia piers into a public waterfront trail and wetlands parks has been taken.Through a $1.25 million state grant and a matching…

    • Rendering of O Havana Philadelphia from the flier

Mysterious flier and website woo investors for hotel that is news to city planners

A website and electronic flier offer potential investors an opportunity to partake in O Havana, a 300-room luxury hotel with restaurants, a spa and a nightclub “in front of the SugarHouse…

    • The Retro 7s game screen

Owner of Fishtown's Internet Jackpot Cafe says it's no gambling house

If there's one thing Jackpot Internet Cafe co-owner Ron Deritis wants people to know about his not-yet-open Fishtown business, it's this:“We're not an illegal gambling house,” he said, smiling and…

    • Planners present draft of new Delaware Riverfront zoning aimed at meshing future development with city's goals

Planners present draft of new Delaware Riverfront zoning aimed at meshing future development with city's goals

City and waterfront planners Thursday unveiled a draft of a document that will create zoning law aimed at requiring future Delaware River development to line up with the city's waterfront goals.…

    • The winning design's grand

Bacon Awards given to NYC transportation commissioner and University of Toronto team

The transportation commissioner who made Broadway a pedestrian-only street and a student team that imagines a giant set of steps offering views down Market Street from the Delaware River to City…

    • How the business looked late last week

"Jackpot Internet Cafe" will offer high-end computers and software, as well as sweepstakes games

The proprietors of the yet-unopened Jackpot Internet Cafe at 1802 Frankford Ave. have told New Kensington Community Development Corporation that the business will offer games of chance, but also many other…

    • Sketch of a possible future Pier 9

DRWC talks about Pier 9's future and a parking lot's past

Pier 9 – the municipal space with a large building on it that sits next to Race Street Pier – could one day boast on open-air porch, cafe-seating overlooking the neighboring…

Central Delaware Master Plan wins national AIA urban planning award

The Master Plan for the Central Delaware Waterfront has won a national design award from the American Institute of Architects.A 2012 Institutional Honor Award for Regional and Urban Design is…

    • PennDOT archaeologists uncover historic Dyottville Glass Works

PennDOT archaeologists uncover historic Dyottville Glass Works

Beneath asphalt, railroad lines and cobblestones, archaeologists working for PennDOT have unearthed the schist and brick foundations of the Dyottville Glass Works ovens.This is where workers employed by Thomas W.…

    • 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…

    • Contrary to concerns, riverfront overlay stands until new overlay or new zoning code takes effect.

Contrary to concerns, riverfront overlay stands until new overlay or new zoning code takes effect.

Thursday night's Central Delaware Advisory Group meeting began with some panic over the overlay designed to keep Central Delaware Riverfront development in line with the city's vision for the waterfront's future.…

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…

    • New First District Councilman Mark Squilla

Incoming First District Councilman Mark Squilla says East Market Street is his first priority

Today, Philadelphia's First Council District is represented by someone new: Whitman native Mark Squilla, 49, who takes over the job held by veteran councilman Frank DiCicco, who decided not to seek…

    • Race Street Pier

2011: A year of planning milestones, and some development controversy

It was a year of planning milestones in Philadelphia.The Philadelphia City Planning Commission adopted Philadelphia2035 -  the first city-wide comprehensive plan in 50 years - in June.The plan, based…

    • This dumpster sits near Finnegan's Wake on Bodine Street

Finnegan's Wake growth dead for now

Proposed legislation that would have abandoned a section of Bodine Street to allow for the expansion of Finnegan's Wake, a Northern Liberties bar/catering hall, has died without a City Council vote.The bill…

    • David Grasso explains venue at Fishtown meeting

Zoning needed for controversial Fishtown music venue stays in place

The developer of a proposed 3,000-patron music venue has not lost the zoning he needs to build on Richmond Street in Fishtown.It was outgoing First District Councilman Frank DiCicco who…

    • DRWC planning director Sarah Thorp updates CDAG on waterfront zoning,  projects

More projects related to the Central Delaware Master Plan in the works

Work is underway on a zoning overlay for the Central Delaware waterfront, Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Planning Director Sarah Thorp said.Thorp told members of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group at…

Central Delaware Advocacy Group chooses new officers

The Central Delaware Advocacy Group – the organization comprised of representatives from waterfront communities and organizations that advocates for the public's waterfront goals – chose Matt Ruben as its new chairman…

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