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    • Washington Avenue at 9th, August 2015
    • 5th Street Tunnel

June 30: State troopers and the transpo budget | Convention Center homeless refuge | SEPTA Key cards sold out

PennDOT and state lawmakers want to discuss moving the state troopers off of PennDOT's budget after this fiscal year, Jan Murphy reports. The state police budget has been growing at around…

    • Light masts on North Broad (Brad Larrison for NewsWorks)

A tale of two Broad Streets: How Avenue of the Arts splintered

Five years ago, on Temple University’s campus, Avenue of the Arts CEO Karen Lewis stood beside a prototype of a “light mast,” the first of 41 metallic, illuminated poles that line…

    • Light Mast

January 19: North Broad Street's retail future | Hard shoulders and first responders | Bicentennial shenanigans

Jason Laughlin talks to some experts about PennDOT's idea to open the shoulders on I-76 to traffic during certain times of the day. Michael Noda, author of the Sic Transit Philadelphia…

    • The Granary (new building)

December 11: SEPTA regional rail changes | Rents down in Philly metro | $5 vehicle reg fee passes

SEPTA officials say the coming regional rail route changes are the most significant in 20 years, reports Hayden Mitman.  "[B]ecause of how the trains are linked in the system, [assistant general…

    • Amira Mohamed mural on the Friends Center

October 16: Philly Fed study on displacement | Saffron slams light masts | Protected intersections

Inga Saffron hates the new North Broad Street light masts, writing that they "could easily be mistaken for highway lighting." Aesthetic preferences aside, Linda Richardson of the Uptown Entertainment and Development…

    • Rainbow Love, North Broad Street | Theresa Stigale

October 13: Philly's stake in climate action | Lovable parking garage | North Broad restaurant wave

Michael Nutter was one of five outgoing Mayors interviewed by Governing Magazine about the lessons they learned in office. Nutter goes for the Mike Tyson quote: “Everybody’s got a plan till you…

    • DVNLRN, Photo by Jeremy Marshall

Divine Lorraine retrospective: Restoration anticipation

To contextualize how momentous today's Divine Lorraine groundbreaking is, consider that a search for Divine Lorraine stories on PlanPhilly turned up 103 results, totaling 11 pages of content. Some of these…

    • Rodeph Shalom daytime

Congregation Rodeph Shalom is set to become a beacon on North Broad

The slow but certain rebirth of North Broad Street has seen some surprising transformations and inspired proposals.   A former auto showroom, and later a state office building, became luxury apartments…

    • Rainbow Love, North Broad Street | Theresa Stigale
    • Strawbridge & Clothier
Eyes on the Street

December 3: Dilworth Plaza delays | Eataly for Philly? | Grant Avenue dangers | Hexamer Redux | Uptown update

Good morning Streeters and happy Giving Tuesday! It’s a day for giving back to nonprofits that make our communities better. For information on Giving Tuesday PHL, hit up Generocity’s guide…

    • Rodeph Shalom - Broad Street view

Expansion approved for North Broad synagogue

Congregation Rodeph Shalom is set to undertake a $13 million expansion of its synagogue at Broad and Green streets, which was built in 1928 and is listed on the National Register…

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Eyes on the Street

Wishing on 2013 [part 1]

With 2012 safely behind us, I've been ruminating on what I hope 2013 will hold in store for our city.  In 2012 we saw plenty of planning successes and several years-in-the-making…

    • Roundhouse-south
Eyes on the Street

Jan 9: Germantown Special Services District revival | Convention Center signage | Tower Place opens | Assumption demo stay, stays | Save the Roundhouse

Good morning, Streeters. Here's your morning Buzz from Germantown, North Broad Street, the Assumption hearing, and a bit of love for the Roundhouse:  Councilwoman Cindy Bass wants to reactivate the Germantown…

    • North Broad Street's Uptown Theater | Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Drexel's URBN Center | Complete Streets debate | 19th Street Baptist Church update | tourism marketing | North Broad revival

North Broad Street's Uptown Theater | Eyes on the Street Flickr groupHappy (Cyber) Monday, Streeters. After taking a Thanksgiving holiday we are back to business here at Eyes on the…

    • Gorgas Park, Roxborough on October 26 | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Testing SEPTA's New Payment Technology | Visions of North Broad | Storm affects absentee vote | $60m deal for 907 Market | Big storms, big government

We've been paying lots of attention to Sandy, but the storm isn't the only newsworhty item. Here's a lunchtime edition of The Buzz to play post-storm catch-up. SEPTA is testing out…

    • From NOAA: Coastal Watches/Warnings and 5-Day Track Forecast Cone Hurricane SANDY Advisory #028A, 8am on October 29
Eyes on the Street

Sandy by the hour | Bart's 'anti-casino' | Toll, Society Hill neighbors at ZBA | cheering land bank legislation | Philly's brightest bulbs | ID old signs

From NOAA: Coastal Watches/Warnings and 5-Day Track Forecast Cone Hurricane SANDY Advisory #028A, 8am on October 29Good morning, Streeters. We've got Sandy on the mind this morning and will do…

    • The Atlantic Building, at Broad and Spruce streets, could soon feature 7 floors of retail space.
    • July 9, 1954: Inquirer Building | Parker & Mullikin, Free Library of Philadelphia Print and Picture Collection
Eyes on the Street

Mid-Century Philly: Inquirer and Daily News HQs

As the Inquirer and Daily News move to their new home at 8th and Market this month, we look back at their old homes for today's installation of Mid-Century Philly.…

    • Bart Blatstein already owns the Inquirer/Daily News Building at 400 North Broad, and now he's making a move for the papers themselves.
Eyes on the Street

Could Philly benefit from another casino?

With Developer Bart Blatstein’s announcement that he’d like to turn part of his North Broad Street holdings into a casino-hotel-entertainment complex, we’re going to be hearing a lot more about the…

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