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    • Master carpenter Edmund Wooley added the eight-day clock to the main building.

Look Up! The Spirit of '76 on Chestnut Street

“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…

    • Feb. 7 1949: 415-425 South Street | Parker & Mullikin, Free Library of Philadelphia Print and Picture Collection
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Mid-Century Philly: 415-425 South Street

For today's Mid-Century Philly, we look to the north side of South Street between 4th and 5th streets in 1949. Back then the retail mix included a Tri-Plex shoe store,…

    • Toll Brothers rendering

Toll Brothers hopes to begin construction on a 69-unit, gated condo building at the former New Market site in 2013

Horsham-based Toll Brothers hopes to replace the large hole at 410 S. Front St. in Society Hill with a 69-unit, 68-foot-tall, gated condominium with 108 underground parking spaces.That 410 S.…

    • Vacant property across Lindbergh Blvd from the Heinz National Wildlife Refuge where Korman wants to build 722-units of rental housing.
    • St. Peter's Church c. 1870 by William Rau | Free Library collection, PhillyHistory.org
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St. Peter's Church roof at risk of collapse

  St. Peter's Church at 3rd and Pine streets has been in continuous use since the 1760s, but parishioners will not be able to worship in the sanctuary this Sunday. The Inquirer reports…

    • Barging Through | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • 11th & Spring | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
    • The Race Street Pier kicks off its summer season with tonight.
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May 4-6: Art Star at Race Street Pier | Physick Plant Sale | Broad Street Run | Overbrook Farms Open House

First Friday @ Race Street Pier: Art Star Craft Bazaar Preview Friday May 4, 6-9pm. Race Street Pier, Race Street and Delaware Avenue. Next weekend the 9th Annual Spring Art Star…

    • A sharrow on Spruce Street indicates that bikes and cars must share the lane.
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Multi-modal with MOTU: Cycle logic [Part 2]

In Part 1 of this biking edition of Multi-modal with MOTU, I visited a pedestrian plaza to-be and explored a few of West and Southwest Philadelphia’s new, old, and possible bike…

    • Today is primary day. Polls stay open until 8pm.
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Vote today | 40 schools could close 2013 | I-95 alternatives study | Sunoco talks with Carlyle | Thomas U. Walter's classics

It's primary day! Head out to your local polling place and vote until 8pm. Don't forget to bring your photo ID, they're not required for this election but you'll be…

    • Thomas Ustick Water's white marble temple in Society Hill.

Look Up! Thomas Ustick Walter's classical columns

“Look Up” is a PlanPhilly feature that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. The photo essays focus on a different Philadelphia area neighborhood and its distinctive building styles and…

    • Key connectors

CDAG's overlay angst: Group worries about blocked river views, developments fronted with parking lots and too much signage

Members of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group are concerned that changes in the latest draft of the Central Delaware Overlay could result in blocked river views, developments fronted with parking lots…

    • Update: Commonwealth Court upholds Dilworth House appeal

Update: Commonwealth Court upholds Dilworth House appeal

By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhillyThe owners who wish to build a condominium tower behind and above the Dilworth House on Washington Square this week lost a significant court battle –…

    • Tower Investments will start its conversion of the former state office building at North Broad into Tower Place.
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Dilworth House stands | Clarke wants another casino | Tower Place construction starts | Reading Viaduct as neighborhood park | 'Barnes Totem' install delayed

Dilworth House was spared a partial demolition by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania yesterday, reports PlanPhilly. The current owners, John and Mary Turchi, had gotten approval from the Historical Commission to remove…

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April 6-8: Pop-up Opera, Green Walls, Easter Promenade

Pop-up Opera Friday, April 6. Noon. The Porch at 30th Street Station. Members of Center City Opera Theater’s Young Artist Program will perform a lunchtime outdoor opera, making passersby part of…

    • The restoration of the Termini Bros. storefront earned a Preservation Achievement Award.
    • Planning Commission introduces draft of Central Delaware zoning overlay

Planning Commission introduces draft of Central Delaware zoning overlay

In a meeting of the City Planning Commission Tuesday afternoon, the Commission’s Deputy Director, Eva Gladstein, laid out the foundations for what will become the Central Delaware Riverfront Zoning Overlay. The…

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Will new zoning on the waterfront deter or draw development?

We won’t know for many years if the Master Plan for the Central Delaware is a real life success story. But in an opinion piece in today’s Daily News, Matt…

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Clarke defends North Central NID, Planning Commission adopts Waterfront plan, West Oak Lane Jazz Festival cancelled, budget landmines

Will North Philadelphia get the city's next Neighborhood Improvement District? PlanPhilly’s Jared Brey was on hand for a tense and lengthy community meeting about the North Central NID Tuesday night, and…

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