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    • The Lower Schuylkill Master Plan calls for a new river road to improve access and circulation. See the red line above for its possible alignment. | Graphic from Lower Schuylkill Master Plan
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Improving access in the Lower Schuylkill Innovation District

Much of the Lower Schuylkill is an impenetrable, legacy industrial landscape, and good access is one problem holding back its tremendous potential. But the Lower Schuylkill has been lavished with…

    • Ruins at High Battery, Hidden City Festival
Eyes on the Street

Explore Fort Mifflin ruins (new and old) this Sunday and next

For the next two Sundays the Hidden City Festival invites guests to step into a space where it’s not quite clear what’s new, what’s old and what could be part of…

    • Atlantic Refining Co., June 22, 1926 (Image # 6111) | Aero Service Corp. | Courtesy of Aerial Viewpoint, Spring, TX
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From Above: Refining along the Lower Schuylkill, 1926

In honor of the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan’s [pdf] release earlier this month, we head back into the past to look at a section of the Lower Schuylkill from above.…

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Airport land zoning change OK with PCPC

A bill that would change the zoning of some land around the airport from multiple classifications to airport designation SP-AIR is headed to city council's Rules Committee with the approval of…

    • Eastwick residents protest at city council

U.S. Army Corps and City Water Department say study on Eastwick flooding solutions should be complete in October

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Philadelphia Water Department say a study to determine the solution or solutions for Eastwick's Cobbs Creek-related flooding problems will be finished in October. Among…

    • Rendering of the proposed Eastwick apartments

Councilman Johnson says he'll withdraw bills Korman needs to build 722 apartments in Eastwick

Philadelphia Second District Councilman Kenyatta Johnson is withdrawing two bills that Korman Residential needs to build a 722-unit apartment complex near the airport and the John Heinz Wildlife Refuge in Eastwick,…

Mayor Nutter inspecting flood-prone Eastwick during Hurricane Sandy's rains

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter inspected conditions in Eastwick around 4 p.m. this afternoon, as bands of Hurricane Sandy hit the area. The announcement from his office says Eastwick "has experienced flooding…

Sen. Williams to City Council: Don't move forward with Korman apartment proposal for Eastwick

Pennsylvania State Sen. Anthony Williams, D-District 8, opposes a proposal to build a large apartment complex on now-vacant land in Eastwick, he wrote in a letter to City Council President Darryl…

    • DN: The wayback machine is the Delaware Waterfront's biggest threat.
Eyes on the Street

Waterfront wayback trap | Eastern Tower | Healthier bodegas | Tax nonprofit properties | Berm for Eastwick?

Get the wayback machine away from the waterfront, the Daily News editorialize, lamenting the Planning Commission's approval of three development proposals that fail to meet the standards of the Master…

    • What it would take to build an earthen berm for flood control on a section of Cobbs Creek in Eastwick

What it would take to build an earthen berm for flood control on a section of Cobbs Creek in Eastwick

The actual construction of an earthen berm to control flooding along Cobbs Creek in Eastwick would likely take only a couple of months. But it will take significantly longer for the…

    • Easwick residents at City Council hearing on flooding in their neighborhood. | PlanPhilly
    • Eastwick residents at the city council hearing on flooding in their community

City says feds need to build earthen berm to provide flooding relief in Eastwick, and 722 apartments won't make it worse

Flooding in Eastwick is a very real problem, but it would not be made worse by a proposed 722-unit apartment complex, the Philadelphia water commissioner and the deputy mayor who oversees…

Eastwick residents meeting Saturday to discuss future of parcels slated for apartment, airport development

The Eastwick Friends and Neighbors Coalition will Saturday host a community meeting to discuss community goals for 128 acres near the Philadelphia Airport and John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge.Korman Residential…

    • Goldtex detail, March 2012.

Bill that would allow city to transfer PRA-owned land to Philadelphia International Airport is held in committee

A bill that would allow the airport to acquire 79 acres of land in Eastwick, near the airport and John Heinz Wildlife Refuge, was held in council's public property committee Wednesday.…

    • Vacant property across Lindbergh Blvd from the Heinz National Wildlife Refuge where Korman wants to build 722-units of rental housing.
    • A rendering of the proposed apartments

Korman not likely to soon get zoning needed for 722 apartment complex near airport, Heinz Refuge

A proposed zoning bill allowing a large multi-family development on 23 acres near the airport and John Heinz Wildlife Refuge was held in committee Tuesday - to the delight of Eastwick…

    • Heinz Refuge Manager Gary Stoltz standing on the end of Lindbergh Boulevard

Critics of planned Eastwick apartment complex say it would harm the John Heinz refuge and increase flood risk

Eastwick residents, advocates for the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, and the Delaware Riverkeeper Network have coalesced to fight a 722-unit, 35-acre apartment complex proposed for city-owned land adjacent to the…

    • City Council to consider legislation allowing for a 722-unit, 35-acre apartment complex in Eastwick

City Council to consider legislation allowing for a 722-unit, 35-acre apartment complex in Eastwick

Korman Residential plans to build 722 rental apartments in a two-story complex on now-vacant land in Eastwick, near the airport and John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge.The area has been under…

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