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Toll Brothers condo project for New Market set for ZBA appeal on height, but much of the testimony is expected to concern parking

The Wednesday Zoning Board appeal related to Toll Brother's proposed condominium project at 410 S. Front St. stems from Toll's plan to build 33 feet higher and two stories taller (counting…

    • Blaze | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Central Delaware zoning overlay | 40th and Pine update | Campbell Square's tree sculpture | Post is hiring

Blaze | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupGood morning, Streeters. It's feeling more fall-ish today, and the city is looking more autumnal too. We're seeing more fall…

    • The Atlantic Building, at Broad and Spruce streets, could soon feature 7 floors of retail space.
    • DN: The wayback machine is the Delaware Waterfront's biggest threat.
Eyes on the Street

Waterfront wayback trap | Eastern Tower | Healthier bodegas | Tax nonprofit properties | Berm for Eastwick?

Get the wayback machine away from the waterfront, the Daily News editorialize, lamenting the Planning Commission's approval of three development proposals that fail to meet the standards of the Master…

    • The paint
    • A Flower Grows in Germantown | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

September 17-21: Bike Coalition ride | Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll | Open Air opens

A Flower Grows in Germantown | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupBike Coalition Bike Safety/Bike Lane ride Wednesday, September 19, 5:15pm. Meet at Fitler Square Park, 23rd and…

    • The redesigned Walnut Street Bridge has wider sidewalks, better pedestrian lighting, and (soon) a buffered bike lane. Construction will be finished this week.
    • Marina View Apartments rendering.

DAGspace: City’s Waterfront Plan in Danger

By Robert KettellFor DAGspace In March the City Planning Commission adopted a much-heralded master plan for the central Delaware waterfront. This well-thought-out plan establishes guidelines for preserving the best existing…

    • The updated facade of Toll Brothers' proposed Society Hill condos.

Toll Brothers gets support of Society Hill Civic board for its proposed condo building on the former NewMarket site

Toll Brothers' proposed 69-unit, 68-foot tall condo development at 401 Front St. -  the former NewMarket site - got the support of the Society Hill Civic Association's board Monday night.The…

    • by Flickr user insanebuslady, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

August 24-26: Fantastic Friday | Sounds of Gospel | Adventuredrum

Fantastic Fridays: Stars Apart Friday, August 24, 6:30pm. Penn Treaty Park, 1199 N. Delaware Avenue. This month’s final Fantastic Friday show features Stars Apart. Bring a picnic and plan to stick…

    • 'Love that Dirty Water' | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

August 17-19: Fantastic Friday concert | Beach Bonanza | Caribbean Festival

'Love that Dirty Water' | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupFantastic Fridays @ Penn Treaty Park Friday, August 17, 6:30pm. Penn Treaty Park, 1199 N. Delaware Avenue. Free Friday…

Eyes on the Street

Love Note #45: Walk Ed Bacon's greenways with me

As promised, Eyes on the Street is occasionally featuring especially plannerdly Philly Love Notes culled from the growing collection on the Philly Love Notes blog. Last time around the Bicycle…

    • Old Dock St, 1925 (Image no. 4886) | Aero Service Corp. | Aerial Viewpoint, Spring, TX
Eyes on the Street

From Above: Old City and Society Hill waterfront, 1925

Our last two From Above aerial selections have showcased the Central Delaware Waterfront in the 1920s, checking in on bridge construction in 1924 and catching a bird-eye view of waterfront life in…

    • People in Rittenhouse | Flickr user Matt Colo | Creative Commons
Eyes on the Street

August 10-12: Second Friday on Lancaster | Pennsylvania Dutch Festival | Dragon Boat Festival | 'Midnight in Paris'

People in Rittenhouse | Flickr user Matt Colo | Creative CommonsSecond Friday on Lancaster Avenue Friday, August 10, 5-8pm.  Lancaster Avenue from 35th to 43rd Streets. Join neighbors and businesses for an…

    • Three conversations, two waterfronts, one river

Three conversations, two waterfronts, one river

As part of its behind the news event series, PlanPhilly hosted a two-hour Delaware River cruise that celebrated a historic treasure currently docked on our Central Delaware riverfront and the former…

    • The elegant entrance and diverse facades of Bookbinder’s were carefully preserved in a three-year restoration.t

Look Up! Bookbinder's is a timeline of Old City architecture

“Look Up!” is a PlanPhilly feature that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. The photo essays focus on different Philadelphia areas and their distinctive building styles and details, all…

    • Come watch a movie at the Race Street Pier Saturday night. | Race Street Peers, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

July 20-22: 'Muppets' in Mt. Airy | 'Doin' It In the Park' at the Pier | Dog Days of Summer Block Party

Come watch a movie at the Race Street Pier Saturday night. | Race Street Peers, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupMoonlight Movies in Mt. Airy: The Muppets Friday, July 20,…

    • Heron sprayground
Eyes on the Street

Help Desk: Is Seger Park's splash pad busted? Where's a toddler to cool off?

[updated 7/18/12 at 6:54pm] On a recent scorchingly hot afternoon, I stopped by Herron Playground at 2nd and Reed streets and saw throngs of kids and parents cooling off in the…

    • Rendering of the view from 2nd Street through the public plaza and Toll Brothers' proposed development at the NewMarket/Stamper Square site.
Eyes on the Street

Toll condos near Headhouse moving ahead | $3 million PA grant for new media HQ at Strawbridge's | inside the Robert Morris | stadium area casino? | PA gaming revenue up 31%

It will feel like 105º today, and then during strong thunderstorms this evening it might hail. Be safe out there today, Streeters.   Toll Brothers gave the Planning Commission a glimpse of…

    • Meet up on Wednesday to discuss this year's Park(ing) Day.
Eyes on the Street

July 16-20: Dirty Dancing | Park(ing) Day Meetup | Water Balloon Dodgeball | Behind PlanPhilly: 'A Man and His Ship'

Steamy Cinema Series: Dirty Dancing Wednesday, July 18, 6pm reception, 7pm film. National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 South Independence Mall East. As part of this month’s Steamy Cinema Series,…

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