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    • St. Mary's Carson Street units, April 2017 CDR | Campbell Thomas & Co Architects

St. Mary's Manayunk redevelopment and South Kensington project asked back to Civic Design Review

There never was a Civic Design Review (CDR) meeting that passed without strife, but April’s Tuesday meeting was especially contentious. Two multi-family projects, one on Germantown Avenue in South Kensington and…

    • 54xx Block of Germantown Ave - Proposed Zoning (Sept. 2016)

Rezoning proposed in Germantown for Cunningham Piano showroom reuse

At a Tuesday night meeting, dozens of community members greeted developer Ken Weinstein’s latest proposal for Germantown Avenue with appreciation and a dash of suspicion. Philly Office Retail’s designs for the…

    • Germantown YWCA, May 2016

Redevelopment Authority seeking proposals for Germantown YWCA, again

The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA) issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) for the Germantown YWCA on Monday, seeking a developer to rehab the unoccupied property on Germantown Avenue, which has sat…

    • Vernon Park

November 9: World Heritage City | Taubenberger bests O'Brien | Vernon Park as catalyst for Germantown Ave shopping

Philadelphia was officially selected as the first World Heritage City in the U.S., reports Tricia Nadolny. Philly joins cities like Paris, Florence, Jerusalem, St. Petersburg, and Prague who are recognized for…

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Eyes on the Street

December 16-20: College Night at Waterfront Winterfest | 'A Christmas Story' | Stag and Doe | 'Coltrane's Philadelphia'

This week, get your holiday spirit on and take in the new documentary about John Coltrane. SKATE: College Night at Waterfront Winterfest Monday, December 16, 5pm-12:30am. RiverRink at Penn’s Landing, Market…

    • High Point Wholesale

Can coffee and pastries bring new scent of success to struggling sliver of Germantown Ave.?

Coffee and pastries are becoming an economic engine in Mt. Airy. The opening early next year of a High Point Café wholesale bakery/roastery and a second location for Little Jimmie's Bakery…

    • Tip Top, Courtesy of Phillytrax
Eyes on the Street

July 26-28: Finally Friday in Mt. Airy | Kevin Bacon Fest | Philadelphia Dance Day | Philly Mag tours best of Reading Terminal | Wellness Walk | 40th Street Concert | East Passyunk Car Show

Hello Eyes on the Street! Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are our top picks.  STROLL: Finally Friday in Mt. Airy Friday, July 26th, 4pm, Germantown Avenue in Mt.…

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    • Autumn street| Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Point Breeze eminent domain moves ahead | more variances for retail? | Police still use typewriters | Germantown trash woes | Native American Museum decays | record Restaurant Week

Autumn street| Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupGood morning, Streeters. It’s GIS Day and we’ll be hanging out with mapmakers at the Free Library and at PennDesign to mark the…

    • Love | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
    • The historic mansion at 40th and Pine in 1963. | phillyhistory.org, Department of Records

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Despite hint from police, CBS3 says Fairhill is Northeast

Germantown and Lehigh avenues. They don't intersect in Northeast Philadelphia Neither even runs through the Northeast. But CBS3 decided to have some fun with geography yesterday. In posting information about…

    • Want to see the Race Street Connector finished? Learn more Tuesday night.
Eyes on the Street

February 27-March 2: Enrique PeƱalosa, Pavilions, Race Street Connector Phase 2, Michael Katz, Germantown's Commercial Corridor, Carpenter Square at DAG

Enrique Peñalosa Monday, February 27, 6-8pm. PennDesign, Meyerson Hall, 210 South 34th Street. As Mayor of Bogotá Enrique Peñalosa prioritized improvements that would have the most benefit to the most people.…

    • East Falls Bridge | flickr user garyreed, Eyes on the Street flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Port volume up, preserving The Philadelphian, possible Sunoco refinery buyers, developers focus on Germantown Ave

East Falls Bridge | flickr user garyreed, Eyes on the Street flickr group Good morning, Philly and Happy Chinese New Year! It’s 4710, the year of the dragon. Last year the…

    • Chelten Ave. 'is by no means a dead, or dying, commerical corridor'

Chelten Ave. 'is by no means a dead, or dying, commerical corridor'

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyAmong many conversations about Chelten Avenue that took place at Monday night's planning meeting in Germantown, one exchange seemed to crystallize both the present reality…

Eyes on the Street

Planning and zoning roundup, SEPTA green grants, Philly's ethnic eats

PlanPhilly’s Kellie Patrick Gates reports from yesterday’s City Council Rules Committee and Philadelphia City Planning Commission meetings. Here’s a roundup: The Planning Commission gave its support to: the new 23-story mixed-use…

Germantown residents say they have enough dollar stores and oppose a zoning change that would allow another

A group of Germantown residents say what their neighborhood doesn't need is another dollar store, and they don't really want a discount grocery, either.Their councilwoman, Donna Reed Miller, has introduced…

Eyes on the Street

This Just In: Public Meetings, PHA auctions, Shane's Candy

PlanPhilly reporters are following lots of stories this week: including rezonings on Delaware and Germantown avenues, SugarHouse expansion plans, and the Housing Authority's surplus vacant property auctions. PlanPhilly’s got you covered…

    • Look Up! The Art Deco Palace of Mt. Airy

Look Up! The Art Deco Palace of Mt. Airy

“Look Up” is a PlanPhilly feature that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. Each week, the photo essay will focus on a different Philadelphia area neighborhood and its distinctive…

Inquirer: Germantown Avenue getting dug up again

Philadelphia Inquirer: Germantown Avenue getting dug up again Check out Christine Olley's article in today's Inquirer outlining the next steps in PennDOT's work to restore historic Germantown Avenue.  Phase II…

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