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    • View across the Delaware River to Camden, New Jersey

Foxwoods ordered back to riverfront

Photo courtesy of Brad Maule at Phillyskyline   Aug. 28, 2009   Previous coverage By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly HARRISBURG – The troubled Foxwoods Philadelphia Casino, if it ever does…

    • Tom Corcoran, executive director of Delaware River Waterfront Corporation

Corcoran crosses the Delaware

Aug. 17 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Tom Corcoran, president and CEO of Cooper's Ferry Development Association in Camden, was named president of the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation - the…

    • Photos of Piers 3, 5, 9, and 11 (left to right) from the Ben Franklin Bridge

Pier 11 firm selected

July 31 Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Field Operations bested three other finalists for the Pier 11 redo in what DRWC Director and Penn School of Design Dean…

    • Ben Franklin Bridge

An evening sojourn on the river

June 19  By Henry SteinbergFor PlanPhilly I began the evening on the pier next to Dave & Busters. It was dreary, wet – an overall dismal start for a night…

    • South Philadelphia

Waterfront overlay gains traction

Full Council will vote today on bill that calls for a conditional 100-foot setback and public access. A parcel north of the Delaware Power Station and south of the Conrail Lands…

    • Pier 11

Progress report for Pier 11, bike path

June 4, 2009 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyThe public green space and park intended for a revitalized Pier 11, at the southern foot of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge –…

Society Hill Open House and Garden Tour

Press ReleaseFrom: Society Hill Civic AssociationDate: April 9, 2009Contact: Martha Levine, 215-629-0727, or marthalev@msn.comThe Society Hill Open House and Garden Tour will soon take place on Sunday,…

    • CDAG meeting

A sense of urgency at CDAG

May 14, 2009 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyMembers of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group will next week urge the City Planning Commission to approve a zoning plan for the…

    • Stamper Square

Stamper Square bill moves to full council

May 13 Previous coverage By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyAdd another footnote, if not exactly a chapter, to the ongoing saga of Stamper Square.The Society Hill Civic Association claims…

    • Waterfront view south

CDAG, developers talk at invite-only meeting

April 1, 2009By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillySeveral members of The Central Delaware Advocacy Group (CDAG) met with a small group of riverfront developers Tuesday, in hopes of forging…

    • Riverfront setback and trail

DiCicco overlay gets more mixed reviews

Mar. 25, 2009 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyA waterfront advisory group remains concerned that a proposed zoning overlay doesn’t do enough to protect public access to the riverfront and…

    • Stanhope Browne

A long view of the Penn's Landing Corp.

Stanhope Browne at Penn's Landing. Penn's Landing (photo at right) courtesy of Brad Maule, check out his complete portfolio at Dec. 22 By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhillyAs the city…

Casino march and walk will precede council hearing Saturday

The Phillies' victory parade won't be the only procession in this city this weekend. Casino-Free Philadelphia members and supporters will march Saturday morning from the Friendship Gate in Chinatown to City…

    • Planner Paul Vernon outlines a proposal for a new West Philadelphia bike trail.

Details from Society Hill Foxwoods forum

Oct. 29By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly More details about Foxwoods Casino's proposal to move to The Gallery at Market East and the process through which City Council and officials…

VENUE CHANGE for Tuesday's Society Hill Civic Foxwoods Discussion

 The location for Society Hill Civic Association's Tuesday panel discussion on Foxwoods Casino's proposed Market Street location has changed.   The new location is Old Pine Church at 412 Pine Street. All other…

Society Hill Civic Association opposes proposed move of Foxwoods Casino to The Gallery

The Society Hill Civic Association this week voted against the proposed move of Foxwoods Casino to The Gallery at Market East. The adopted resolution does not list problems with the site…

    • Market Street

Philly wins two "great places" awards

Credit for all photos: Dick Gouldey, City of Philadelphia Department of Records Oct. 8 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly The American Planning Association has awarded the city of…

    • Stamper Square model

Stamper Square (sort of) gets final approval

August 19By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly A re-worked “plan of development approval” for the controversial Stamper Square development, to be built on the site of the old NewMarket in…

    • Boyd Theatre interior

Full agenda for special PCPC meeting

Rob Bender photo of Boyd Theatre interior Aug. 18By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Judging from the ambitious agenda sent out early Friday evening, Tuesday’s 1 p.m. special meeting of…

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