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    • The current bike lane shifts near the Schuylkill Ave end of the bridge

CHOP plans could impact South Street Bridge bike lanes

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s plans to develop a research and office campus at 700 Schuylkill Ave. could have a big impact on the South Street Bridge bike lanes. CHOP’s plans…

    • SCHUYLKILL AVENUE  PHASE 1  THE CHILDRENS HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA

Design review committee tells CHOP to make better connections to river and neighborhoods, and be less auto-centric

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's proposed research and office complex on the Schuylkill River at South Street should be better connected to the river and the city and be less “auto-centric,”…

    • Today the bike lanes that exist on portions of Washington Ave are faded almost beyond recognition

Bike lanes, angle parking, realignment coming to Washington Avenue

Washington Avenue today is hectic. It’s a major east-west corridor. It sees heavy traffic from delivery trucks that load and unload in the street or on the sidewalks. Cars park in…

    • The proposed Hollywood Casino

Penn National: We'd bring the Hollywood experience, improvements to the best location, and creative philanthropy

Penn National Gaming should get Philadelphia's remaining casino license, a spokeswoman said, because its established Hollywood brand would attract many customers, a promised improvement to I-76 would make its Stadium District…

    • 1601 Columbus

UPDATE: Permits issued for non-permitted use in Central Delaware Overlay

Update: L&I Spokeswoman Rebecca Swanson tells PlanPhilly that the application for the vehicle-related use permit was submitted on June 4, 2013, one day prior to when City Council’s Rules Committee voted…

    • Tree trash
Eyes on the Street

Treecycle: How to get rid of last year's Christmas tree

Ready to start the New Year fresh? Before you toss out that 2013 Christmas tree, know that the Streets Department does not recycle trees left on the curb. If you want…

    • Pier 53 from the shore

History and bird watching at Pier 53

Long before the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation thought to turn Pier 53 into a park, it was the place where many European immigrants first set foot on U.S. soil. Local historian…

    • Pier 53 from the shore

Work begins on new Pier 53 park

A bit less than a year from now, Pier 53 will open as a new waterfront park, a place where visitors can touch the water, take in views up and down…

    • Washington Ave, Photo courtesy of Neal Santos

Repainting Washington Ave. could mean realigning Washington Ave.

In the last three years there have been more than 900 crashes on Washington Avenue, and in that time, the lines and pavement markings that are supposed to safely guide cars,…

    • franklin hose

Look Up! Art studio once housed historic fire company

The bay doors on the handsome South Broad Street building reveal its original purpose in 19th century Philadelphia.   “Look Up” is a PlanPhilly feature that encourages appreciation of our architectural and…

    • dolphin vestibule

Armory demolition underway; The Dolphin takes over sidewalk

After 127 years, the old armory building on South Broad Street is finally coming down. A crane inside the building was pushing around a giant pile of debris Monday morning, and…

    • The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

Some - including a SugarHouse consultant - say no to proposed casinos

Two representatives of South Philadelphia community groups urged the Pennsylvania State Gaming Control Board not to award a casino license to any of the three applicants who would build near the…

    • SugarHouse expansion rendering | Cope Linder Architects

Casino hearing week in Philadelphia

For those with opinions on Philadelphia casinos – existing and proposed – the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board will be in town to hear them three days next week. SugarHouse's revamped plans…

    • South Philly Food Co-Op
Eyes on the Street

South Philly Food Co-Op passes 400 member mark, starts location search

The South Philly Food Co-op (SPFC) is ready to unleash its real estate committee and begin the search for a permanent grocery store location, thanks to a successful 75in75 membership campaign. …

    • Artist Jody Pinto's Pier 53 Land Buoy at night

Pier 53 designs to be unveiled at Saturday's Eco-Fest

Plans to transform Pier 53 into park space will be unveiled on-site Saturday, during a morning of birdwatching and other ecologically themed events. Plans shown at Friday's Delaware River Waterfront Corporation…

    • South Philly High rooftop farm
Eyes on the Street

Seeds sown for South Philly High's big green ambitions

Imagine a school building topped with a huge rooftop farm and a solar array, kitchen gardens outside of the culinary classroom, raised beds planted with edibles along the parking lot, new…

    • Jimmy Cade, 65, advocated for PHL Local Gaming, in part for its location, in part because the ownership is local.

A day of casino testimony underway

Local officials urged the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to think about more than slots and table game receipts when it considers six proposals for Philadelphia's second casino license. They said it…

    • tomatopieflavorhood2
Eyes on the Street

Flavorhood: Lower Moyamensing's tomato pie treasures

Philadelphia is a city of neighborhoods, packed with distinctive tastes, treats, and flavor all their own. Occasionally we set out to explore some of the city's unique food assets and their…

    • Market8, the original rendering

Proposed casinos to get report card from Design Advocacy Group

The six Philadelphia casino proposals are about to get a report card from an organization of Philadelphia architects, urban planners and other design professionals. According to an analysis by the Philadelphia…

    • agreenberger

Deputy Mayor: Casinos haven't generated neighborhood development

Casinos have not stimulated economic development in their neighborhoods, said Philadelphia Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Director of Commerce Alan Greenberger. “Casinos are economic drivers in the sense that they…

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