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    • Burial ground area of Weccacoe Playground, May 2014

February 4: Waterfront advocates blast Blatstein | Coryell out as Carpenter's union head | O'Neill opposes twin-home grocery

Delaware waterfront advocates are blasting the inclusion of strip mall retail, surface parking, and a gas station in Bart Blatstein's proposal for the Foxwoods site on the Delaware waterfront, reports Jacob…

    • The Boyd Theatre interior | Jeremy Marshall
    • Death of Industry  | Michael Klusek
Eyes on the Street

March 31: CHOP's poor urbanism | Slumlord's empire back on the block | Blatstein buying Foxwoods site (again) | Jefferson buys PSFS at 7th and Walnut | Unmeasurable KOZ

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. Here’s a real estate roundup to start your Monday: This week we’ll be hearing more about the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s plans to build a…

Inquirer Editorial: Leaving Las Vegas

Inquirer Editorial: Leaving Las Vegas Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn is being touted as the latest savior for the foundering Foxwoods casino. But Wynn's vision for the Foxwoods site is…

    • Delaware Powerplant

DRWC outlines public realm improvement plans

More details about the plans for public space along the Central Delaware Waterfront emerged at Friday morning's meet up of the  Delaware River Waterfront Corporation.The revocation of Foxwoods Casino's license…

Harris Steinberg: A chance to reshape casino

Inquirer: A chance to reshape casino By Harris Steinberg Philadelphia was dealt a bad hand when the Foxwoods casino was proposed for the city's Delaware River waterfront. But with the…

Changing Skyline: An artful urban casino or more big-box blah?

Changing Skyline: An artful urban casino or more big-box blah? Pennsylvania's new casinos take the architectural term decorated shed very much to heart. Harrah's Chester, the first to open in…

    • The Reed St. site

What's next in Foxwoods saga?

Jan. 20, 2010By Kellie Patrick Gates and Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyJudgment Day approaches for Foxwoods. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board could make a decision about the proposed casino's…

    • Scene from a Chinatown North visioning session

Discussion of the future of Chinatown North

July 23, 2009 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Residents of Chinatown North gathered at the Theresa Hu Center Wednesday night to talk about the future of their neighborhood – the…

    • Market Street planning

What Market St. East could be

June 23 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe lead architect of the city's plan to revitalize the Market East corridor gave the public a second look at his still-in-draft-form vision…

    • Foxwoods site

UPDATED: Foxwoods license plans snagged

June 19By Kellie Patrick Gatesfor PlanPhillyThe Gaming Control Board's Bureau of Investigations and Enforcement says Foxwoods Casino has failed to prove it made “Herculean” efforts to open by…

    • Strawbridge Building

Council passes Foxwoods CED

June 11 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly City Council unanimously approved zoning legislation that would allow Foxwoods Casino to operate at the former Strawbridge & Clothier building.When the legislation…

Foxwoods supports Authur Ashe Youth effort

Foxwoods Casino Philadelphia is donating its booth at Sunday'sPhiladelphia Bike Race to Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education.Foxwoods donated $100,000 when the race was threatened with cancellation, and in return,…

Foxwoods still on hold

Foxwoods Casino's hopes of opening at the former Strawbridge & Clothier building continue to be stymied by a real estate snag. And so the zoning they need to operate a slots…

    • Foxwoods site

Foxwoods: More time on South Philly option

UPDATED May 22, 2009By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyWith a casino operating license that's about to expire and no guarantee they can move forward at the Strawbridge site, Foxwoods…

    • Strawbridge Building

Foxwoods CED woes continue

May 13 Previous coverageBy Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyA real estate snag threatens to prevent Foxwoods Casino from getting the zoning it needs to open at the former Strawbridge…

    • Frank DiCicco

Foxwoods CED zoning on hold

May 7, 2009By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe zoning that Foxwoods Casino needs in order to operate at the former Strawbridge & Clothier site did not make it out…

Inquirer: casinos step in to save bike race

Inquirer: Casinos step in to save bike race Christopher Hepp reports today that both Foxwoods and SugarHouse casino companies donated about $100,000 each to support Philadelphia's annual professional bike race,…

Most Philadelphians support casinos, Pew poll finds, but not a Market Street location

A majority of Philadelphians don't mind having casinos in Philadelphia, according to a just-released poll commissioned by The Pew Charitable Trusts' Philadelphia Research Initiative.  But they don't want one to open…

Foxwoods zoning change OK’ed by newly empowered Planning Commission

April 21 There are still no PREIT plans for its casino, but the gate is now open for a plan of development. A second bill is said to give the Commission…

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