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    • 7th and Sansom - Jewelers' Row

Appeal of Jewelers' Row demolition permit denied by Board of L&I Review

*This story has been updated with responses from Toll Brothers and the City of Philadelphia.  On Tuesday, the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia faced another defeat in its months-long campaign to…

    • Penn received permission to demolish the building it owns at 40th and Pine streets.

New opinion filed in 40th and Pine preservation case

Judge Ellen Ceisler of the Court of Common Pleas has filed an opinion asking the Commonwealth Court to deny an appeal of her decision earlier this year that upheld rulings of…

    • L&I demolition notice on Church of the Assumption

Commonwealth Court rules Assumption case moot, orders Common Pleas to dismiss Siloam appeal

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has declared that the matter before the Court of Common Pleas in the demolition case of the Church of the Assumption was moot, remanded the case,…

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Preservation updates: 40th & Pine house, Church of the Assumption moving through courts

The fate of two historic Philadelphia buildings threatened with demolition is slowly playing out in the legal system. The Woodland Terrace Homeowners Association, represented by attorney Paul Boni, has appealed two…

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Hardship designation at 40th & Pine confirmed by split L&I Review Board

The Board of L&I Review tacitly affirmed the Historical Commission’s finding of hardship for a historic mansion at 400 S. 40th Street Friday afternoon. The vote was split, with two members…

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Final witnesses called in 40th and Pine hardship case; closing arguments to come

Reports of the impending conclusion of the 40th & Pine hardship case have been greatly exaggerated. By this reporter. Attorneys for the University of Pennsylvania, which owns the building, and for…

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40th & Pine hardship appeal in the homestretch, probably

The Board of L&I Review held the penultimate hearing—fingers crossed, ain’t-too-proud-to-beg style—on the appeal of a hardship designation for the historic property at 400 S. 40th Street Tuesday afternoon. Matt McClure,…

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Historical Commission says demo permit for Church of the Assumption is valid

The Historical Commission announced Friday morning that its members unanimously affirmed the validity of a permit to demolish the historic Church of the Assumption issued to the building’s owner last fall.…

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Historical Commission asked to weigh in on stay of demolition for Church of the Assumption

A stay of demolition for the historic Church of the Assumption has been continued pending further review by the Philadelphia Historical Commission, per a decision from the Board of L&I Review…

    • Appellants call final witness in ongoing 40th and Pine demolition case

Appellants call final witness in ongoing 40th and Pine demolition case

Appellants in the ongoing case of the historic Italianate mansion at the corner of 40th & Pine called their last witness at the Board of L&I Review Tuesday afternoon. The applicants…

    • Rendering of 205 Race Street.
Eyes on the Street

Planning Commission OKs 205 Race St, Pier 34-35 plan, changes to Marina View | 40th and Pine update | Made in America cost | 3-1-1 app gossip

Planning Commissioners heard and approved three major development proposals on or near the Central Delaware Waterfront. Despite a mixed response from Old City community members, Commissioners supported several zoning variance requests…

    • Historic Italianate mansion in question

Planning Commission supports new project at 40th and Pine, while appeal of existing property's demolition continues

For Jonathan Weiss, the developer of a proposed five-story student-housing project at 40th and Pine streets, the day’s news was a mixed bag. The proposal would require the demolition of a…

    • L&I review board delays decision on demolition of historic mansion

L&I review board delays decision on demolition of historic mansion

The Board of License and Inspection Review cut short a hearing Tuesday afternoon of an appeal of the Historical Commission’s decision to approve the demolition of a historically designated Italianate mansion…

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