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Real NEastate: What if the seller of the house I'm buying hasn't moved out?

Q: I was supposed to make settlement tomorrow on a home I wanted in Lawncrest. We did the last-minute walk-through this morning and all of the seller’s furniture is still there!…

    • Tinicum Township plans to reuse the Lazaretto, a quarantine station that opened in 1801. | Flickr user Jukie Bot, Creative Commons
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Primary outcomes | understanding the Lazaretto | dirty air | preserving Cecil B. Moore's name | Delaware River dredging funds | Divine Lorraine sealed | free lunch

Tinicum Township plans to reuse the Lazaretto, a quarantine station that opened in 1801. | Flickr user Jukie Bot, Creative CommonsNewsWorks rounds up the results of several high-profile primaries,…

    • PlanPhilly and Philadelphia Inquirer tax delinquency demo and discussion

PlanPhilly and Philadelphia Inquirer tax delinquency demo and discussion

Today, at WHYY as part of Philly Tech Week’s ongoing FREE lunchtime series, PlanPhilly reporter and Inquirer columnist Patrick Kerkstra demo'd a public tool created in partnership between PlanPhilly and The…

    • Triangle Park at 601 Christian Street was fenced by its owner, Stuart Schlaffman, last week.
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Triangle Park fenced, as negotiations over public purchase stall

The triangular wedge created by Passyunk Avenue, Sixth Street, and Christian Street has gone from a gas station to green in the matter of a decade. Neighbors have tended Triangle Park…

    • Tarken Rec Center's ice rink will undergo a $3.3 million renovation. Image/Google Maps

Tarken Rec Center ice rink to be renovated

Tarken Rec Center's ice rink will undergo a $3.3 million renovation. Image/Google Maps A $3.3 million renovation to the skating rink at the Tarken Recreation Center is expected to begin in…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Philly.com uses the wrong neighborhood and the wrong neighborhood name

When it rains it pours. Not only is Philly.com having trouble with its map again, but the reporters are still struggling with using the Castor Gardens' whole name. A news brief…

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Knight Arts Challenge grants $2.76 million to 35 artistic ideas

VIDEO: 2012 Winners of the Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia from Knight Foundation on Vimeo. Thanks to $2.76 million in Knight Arts Challenge funding, 35 big ideas for bringing art out…

    • Northwood Civic Association (L to R) President Joe Krause, member Gina Panchella, Vice President Frank Bennett, member Renee Hudson and member Lou Kubik consider forming a town watch. Photo/Christophe

Northwood Civic Association mulls town watch patrols

At the Northwood Civic Association meeting on Tuesday April 17th, Vice President Frank Bennett proposed that the civic look into establishing a Town Watch group for the neighborhood. Member Paul Sager…

    • Today is primary day. Polls stay open until 8pm.
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Vote today | 40 schools could close 2013 | I-95 alternatives study | Sunoco talks with Carlyle | Thomas U. Walter's classics

It's primary day! Head out to your local polling place and vote until 8pm. Don't forget to bring your photo ID, they're not required for this election but you'll be…

Praxis, PlanPhilly get shout out in Architect's Newspaper

For over 30 years, Philadelphia’s Delaware River waterfront was considered a corrupt wasteland of opportunity where RFP followed RFP but nothing got built. Then, suddenly, a master plan materialized and was…

    • Diane Isser and Margarita Padin

Protestors claim hiring discrimination at Temple University construction site

By Christine FisherFor PlanPhillyFor eleven weeks, protestors have been gathering at the corner of Broad Street and Cecil B. Moore Ave. in North Philadelphia. Every Monday, the group distributes…

    • Proposed apartment building at 400 S. 40th Street

Historical Commission committees review two proposed demolitions

Today's back-to-back meetings of two committees of the Philadelphia Historical Commission reviewed two complicated projects that are seeking approval for demolitions of historic structures in West Philadelphia.At a meeting of…

    • New court date for Church of the Assumption

New court date for Church of the Assumption

Oral arguments in the case of the Church of the Assumption have been rescheduled from April 26 to Thursday, May 10, at 10 a.m., in Court Room 426 of City Hall.…

    • Care about the fate of Philly's small streets, like Irving (above)? Meet up on Thursday.
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April 23-27: Historic Homeowner Workshops | Planning the Modern City | Tax Delinquency App | Jane Golden and Dre Urhahn | Small Streets meetup

Homeowner Workshop: Masonry and Pointing Tuesday, April 17, 6:30-8pm. WES Health Center, 1315 Windrim Avenue. Learn about the best ways to maintain and repoint historic masonry buildings, as part of the …

    • Pennsylvania House Districts c. 2001 are still in effect for this year's elections.
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Primary Day Primer

Pennsylvania’s primary day is Tuesday, April 24. Yes, this Tuesday. So if you’re registered to vote and have been all-but-checked-out, here are a few helpful pieces that could inform your choices…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Action News says Wissinoming fire happened in Tacony

Action News, allow us to explain (again) the very simple rule for determining whether you're in Wissinoming or Tacony. Robbins Street is the dividing line. North of that is Tacony. South…

    • Thomas Creighton School will not become a charter. Image/Google Maps

School Reform Commission opts not to turn Creighton Elementary into a charter

Thomas Creighton School will not become a charter. Image/Google Maps Supporters of seven struggling Philadelphia schools packed School District headquarters Thursday night to learn their futures. Five-year old Diamond Waters was…

    • Site plan for the soon-to-open Food Garden at The Docklands. | via Grub Street
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Lighting up 46th and Market | Nicetown transit-oriented development | Food Gardens coming in June | bridge construction | Philly Tech Week

University City District is illuminating the area around the 46th Street El stop, Naked Philly reports. A safety study revealed that area was an after-dark crime hot spot thanks in part…

    • PlanPhilly gets an eyeful of ornithological surprise

PlanPhilly gets an eyeful of ornithological surprise

On Sunday, for a moment, PlanPhilly thought it was in Nebraska instead of New Jersey.It was about 2 p.m. and as we were driving back to Philly from the shore…

    • Prospective townhouse site once home to North Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Depot

Prospective townhouse site once home to North Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Depot

The Old City site where Developer David Perlman plans to build a townhouse development was once home to the North Pennsylvania Railroad. Perlman told city planners last week about his…

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