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Nutter makes his Planning Commission, ZCC choices

Jan. 18  One day after completely overhauling the Zoning Board of Adjustment, Michael Nutter appointed five new members to the City Planning Commission and five new members to the newly…

    • SugarHouse site

All concerned parties get dig information

Jan.  18Previous coverageBy Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly   Everyone attending a historical review session for the SugarHouse project - including casino representatives - agreed a British Revolutionary War…

Nutter appoints five to ZBA

Jan. 17Following the resignation of ZBA chair David L. Auspitz (see previous coverage) Michael Nutter appointed five new members to the board. They replace Auspitz, William E. Hall. Vice…

    • Torben Jenk

Sizing up history of the SugarHouse site

Torben JenkJan. 16 Workshop of the World PNA letter to Mayor NutterBy Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Armed with copies of old, drawn-to-scale maps, a ruler, and the knowledge…

    • Imagine Philadelphia zoning

Second phase of Imagine Philadelphia

Jan. 15Previous coverageBy Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly The public engagement phase of the Imagine Philadelphia program hit its stride tonight with its largest turnout yet of neighborhood residents. About…

Pittsburgh's fledgling program

Jan. 14By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly    Those who maintain a trail system along Pittsburgh's three rivers started thinking about loaning bicycles to trail users about five years ago.…

    • SugarHouse Excavation

Corps blesses earth moving at SugarHouse

Earth being moved Friday at SugarHouse site. Jan. 11  Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly    The pre-construction work SugarHouse Casino has done on its site concerns the state…

    • British Fort No. 1 (located below Hall St.)

Nutter calls for complete casino study

The map (above) shows the exact details and location of British Fort No. 1, which was located on the SugarHouse site.  Jan. 10 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly     Mayor Michael Nutter's…

    • Sharif Street

Street includes son in his ZCC picks

Sharif StreetJan. 10By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly John Street’s last-minute appointments to the Zoning Code Commission finally turned up at the commission’s meeting on Wednesday, five months after the…

    • I-95 near the Ben Franklin Bridge

Grappling with the reality of I-95

Jan. 09(This is the fourth in a series of stories examining the infrastructure projects proposed in the Civic Vision for the Central Delaware, and how they will solve the question of…

    • SugarHouse site

Update: SugarHouse permit process flap

Jan. 07, 2008 Click here for link to relevent state and federal historic protection acts. Phase I archaeological reportPhase II archaeological reportBy Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly SugarHouse Casino…

    • PLICO detail

Trial date set on N. Broad demo

Jan. 08 By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly Philadelphia preservationists squared off against the state government in Commonwealth Court on Tuesday, winning an eleventh-hour reprieve for two historic structures on North Broad…

    • SugarHouse site

SugarHouse to begin preliminary construction

Jan. 05 Check this link for notice of public comment on dig.Check this link for relevent state and federal historic protection acts.Previous story By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly    …

Inga Saffron: City planning still bush-league

Jan. 04Inga Saffron: City planning still bush-league read more

Foxwoods tries Supremes again

Jan. 3By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly   Foxwoods Casino is once again trying to persuade the state Supreme Court to grant it the zoning it needs to build along…

Trump, Penn Treaty towers closer to reality

Dec. 20By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Two Delaware River waterfront developments have moved closer to approval while the State General Assembly simultaneously told the Philadelphia Commerce Department to mind…

    • Pier 25

Pier 25 plan before Army Corps

Dec. 20 By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly A development partnership is seeking US Army Corps of Engineers approval to build a 38-story tower with townhouses and parking atop Pier 25 North,…

    • Kensington map

Revolutionary find at SugarHouse site?

Dec. 18By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The British troops who occupied Philadelphia during the Revolution defended a fort that appears to have sat where SugarHouse plans to build its…

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