PlanPhilly

Articles

You are viewing 102 articles with the tag East Falls

    • Penn Medicine new patient pavilion - from 34th St, Foster + Partners, HDR | CDR Nov 2016

St. Rita Place & Cascia Center, Foster + Partners' new Penn hospital building pass design review

Tuesday afternoon’s Civic Design Review (CDR) meeting was the last in 2016, ending a banner year where the board considered the merits of 45 projects. This record-setting total speaks to the…

    • Ridge Flats, from Kelly Drive and Calumet | May 2016

Philadelphia University rezoning, Ridge Flats development approved by Planning Commission

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) unanimously approved a zoning change supporting Philadelphia University’s master plan for expansion at its meeting on Tuesday. The Civic Design Review committee narrowly approved the…

    • Welcome Aboard

SEPTA Capital Budget hints at even more delays for SEPTA Key, shorter wait for real-time ETA technology

SEPTA released its proposed capital budget for Fiscal Year 2017* last week, which roughly sketches the transportation authority’s construction, rehabilitation and vehicle purchase plans for the upcoming year. At 86 pages,…

    • City Hall Parking Lot

November 12: City Hall parking lot | Blight shaming | Crowdfunding bike lanes | Municipal goldmine

A new Tumblr by local AP editor Jon Poet wrly mocks city politicians for letting people park on the City Hall apron. East Falls activists upset about a blighted property on…

    • Bakers Centre update

Repair work and fiscal recovery continues one month after Bakers Centre water-main break

A month after a 48-inch water main ruptured at the new Bakers Centre shopping plaza in East Falls, work continues deep inside the gaping crater in the parking lot. Two neighboring…

    • Front Street, Photo by Phillytrax
Eyes on the Street

January 10: Pothole problems | Crude oil rail safety questioned | Coast Guard breaks ice | Free Library branch closes | East Falls dog park | Election info PSA

Good morning and happy Friday, Eyes on the Street! Temperature swings like we had this week, combined with plenty of rain and snow have caused an increase in potholes much earlier…

    • Ridge Flats

East Falls "passive house" cleared by zoning board

Ridge Flats, a proposed 146-unit apartment complex at 4300 Ridge Avenue in East Falls, was green lighted by the Zoning Board of Adjustment Wednesday afternoon. The building will contain some retail…

    • Pain Train, Photo by Phillytrax
Eyes on the Street

July 11: Asbestos in collapsed building's debris | Developer threatens opponents with lawsuit | Conrail bridge collapse hearing | PATCO project 47 percent more expensive | Drilling controversy in Delaware River | Tech company moves to East Falls | Photos

Good morning Eyes on the Street! Here's what people are buzzing about today. In the latest development around the June 5 building collapse at 22nd and Market, contractors have found remnants…

    • Ridge Flats

Ridge Flats plan supported by Civic Design Review Committee

The proposed Ridge Flats project, a five-story, 146-unit, mixed-use apartment complex in East Falls, won the endorsement Tuesday of the Civic Design Review Committee, which is charged with evaluating the public…

    • Urban Waterfall | November 3, 2012 | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

November in the Flickr Pool: Wissahickon Waterfall and more

Steve Ives, aka frequent Eyes on the Street Flickr Group contributor phillytrax, snapped this shot of the Wissahickon Creek in early November. Even though it's not officially winter yet, the…

    • Parks & Recreation presented the preferred alternative along Ridge Ave and Main Street

Parks & Recreation pushes for river trail link connecting Ridge Avenue and Main Street.

Some creative strategizing between the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department and SEPTA may make closing the gap between the Kelly Drive path and the Ridge Ave Bridge a realistic possibility within…

    • Capt. Joel Dales gives a briefing on potential security issues and police response at the planned store. (Amy Z. Quinn)

A 'yes' vote for Bottom Dollar Food project, and a look at other Washington Lane plans

Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorksA proposal for a new Bottom Dollar Food store near the Washington Lane SEPTA station will go forward to the city zoning board with the endorsement…

    • 3rd and Market | David Swift, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
    • Developer Ken Weinstein bought the former Max Levy Autograph Co. building on Roberts Avenue in June for $150,000. (Bas Slabbers)

Developer composing a new image for former Wayne Junction industrial site

By Amy Z. Quinn For NewsWorks The former Max Levy Autograph Co. building on Roberts Avenue is more just another now-empty shell near the Wayne Junction SEPTA station. It's a throwback…

    • Former Delaware Valley High School in East Falls (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks, file)

What's next for the former Delaware Valley High School site in East Falls?

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorks The school year is in full swing across the city, but the site of the former Delaware Valley High School in East Falls is quiet,…

    • Balconies proposed for Finnegan's Wake's Spring Garden Street facade, approved by City Council, were nixed by Mayor Nutter.
    • FBI probe leaves students, staff at Delaware Valley High School in limbo

FBI probe leaves students, staff at Delaware Valley High School in limbo

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorks With about a month to go before the first day of school, it remains unclear whether the Philadelphia School District will extend its contract with…

    • Zoning board approves East Falls rock wall gym, reschedules vote on Chestnut Hill school fields

Zoning board approves East Falls rock wall gym, reschedules vote on Chestnut Hill school fields

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorksPlans for a rock-climbing gym in East Falls are moving ahead, as the zoning board approved a needed use variance on Wednesday. The Philadelphia Rock…

    • Ornate Lancaster Avenue | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

July 13-15: 2nd Friday on Lancaster Ave | Moonlight Movies | spooky Secret Cinema | Wissahickon hike | Bastille Day

Ornate Lancaster Avenue | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupSecond Friday on Lancaster Avenue Friday, July 13, 5-8pm.  Lancaster Avenue from 35th to 43rd Streets. Join neighbors and…

    • As Philadelphia overhauls its zoning process, neighborhood groups could lose influence over what gets built nearby

Northwest civics preparing for new community zoning review, CHCA will testify at Tuesday hearing

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorks Representatives of at least one Northwest civic group are planning to appear at a city Planning Commission meeting Tuesday, for a discussion of the community…

1, 2, 36

You are viewing 102 posts with the tag East Falls



Neighborhoods




Browse by




Logging in via Facebook

Log in

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Which weekly emails would you like to receive?