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    • Mt. Sinai now

UPDATED! Apartments, townhomes planned for former Mt. Sinai Hospital

UPDATED! The former Mt. Sinai Hospital in Dickinson Square West may be transformed into 237 residences. "The main hospital buildings will remain and be reused,"  said Richard C. DeMarco, attorney for…

    • 1143 North Delaware Ave.

Is it time for the sun to set on waterfront development gamesmanship?

Members of a group that advocates for the Central Delaware riverfront say developers have too often received zoning variances for projects that never materialize, starting a spiral that depresses waterfront development.…

    • The new GSK building, under construction.

On the brink of reaching a 10,000-jobs milestone, Navy Yard will soon release an updated Master Plan

The Philadelphia Navy Yard will soon be home to as many workers as the shipyard employed before it closed.At the end of this year, GlaxoSmithKline will finish construction on its…

    • Meet at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington Square at 2pm for a Jane Jacobs Walk tour with the Preservation Alliance.
Eyes on the Street

Local Groups Host Jane Jacobs Walks

In honor of Jane Jacobs and in recognition of her May birthday the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia and Jane's Walk Philadelphia will join groups nationwide in hosting walking tours on Saturday,…

    • Worm's Eye View | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • 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…

    • Friends of Manton Park and US Construction struck a deal to balance development and park space after the park was sold by the city at auction last year.
Eyes on the Street

Manton Street Park split into park and housing

Little Manton Street Park will stay a park, in part at least. Last year US Construction purchased Manton Street Park at a city auction in October, unaware that it was a…

    • 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…

    • Treecycle don't trash your holiday greens.
Eyes on the Street

Christmas tree(cycling) starts this week

Wondering what to do with your undecorated, crispy Christmas greens? Rather than leaving your Christmas tree out with the trash to be landfilled, you can give the greens new life by…

    • Contrasts | flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street flickr pool
Eyes on the Street

Meet Mark Squilla, what the Winter Classic is worth, Philly 2012 trends, hope for Gretz Brewery, Philly as GIS leader

Contrasts | flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street flickr pool New First District councilman Mark Squilla talked priorities and plans with PlanPhilly’s Kellie Patrick Gates. High on Squilla’s list:…

Central Delaware Civic Vision and Action Plan now in easy-to-read online format

Central Delaware Civic Vision and Action Plan now in easy-to-read online format PlanPhilly has posted A Civic Vision for the Central Delaware and An Action Plan for the Central Delaware: 2008-2018…

Mayor Nutter and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation host two public engagement opportunities on the Central Delaware Riverfront

The Civic Vision for the Central Delaware takes another step forward in two public meetings in the next two weeks, and I hope that you will be able to attend both…

    • Will a Reading Viaduct park move forward even as the Callowhill NID dies?
    • “It Ain’t Your Grand Pop’s Riverfront Anymore!”

“It Ain’t Your Grand Pop’s Riverfront Anymore!”

Wednesday, May 25th. 6:30-8:30 PM. Campbell Square Park at Allegheny Avenue and Belgrade, 19134, Port Richmond, Philly! Get the latest scoop on ‘River Rumors’. Guests include representatives from PennDot, Delaware River…

    • Livable Communities and Philadelphia

Livable Communities and Philadelphia

On Monday, May 17th, Livable Communities Task Force Members Earl Blumenauer and Allyson Y. Schwartz will join Penn Design School’s Penn Praxis and the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia for…

Harris Steinberg: A chance to reshape casino

Inquirer: A chance to reshape casino By Harris Steinberg Philadelphia was dealt a bad hand when the Foxwoods casino was proposed for the city's Delaware River waterfront. But with the…

    • PCPC's Bill Kramer testifies before council

PCPC waterfront zoning proposal on its way through council

February 23, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyA zoning proposal that would eliminate height restrictions on seven blocks of the Central Delaware is on its way to city council.

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    • The work group

DRWC Master Plan work group meets

Master Plan schedule Master Plan working group Jan. 29, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe group of people who will advise the team devising the Central Delaware Master Plan…

    • From left to right: PGCB Chief enforcement Council Cyrus Pitre, Deputy Council Dale Miller, and Foxwoods attorney Fred Jacoby

Foxwoods denied deadline extension

Jan. 27 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Wednesday denied Philadelphia Entertainment and Development Partners' request for more time to file site plans and will on…

    • DRWC first annual meeting

DRWC has one year under its belt

First meeting of the Master Plan working group Having recently closed out its first year in existence, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation used its first annual meeting as a chance to…

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