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    • Jefferson Lofts, the Lichtensteins' Market Street property, was cited with new L&I violations.
    • Worm's Eye View | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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LED traffic light savings | strengthening East Falls through school closing | South Street West's boom | PHA mum about Liddonfield | Inky wins Pulitzer | weird 2012 weather

Thanks to LED traffic lights, the city anticipates saving $1 million annually, NewsWorks reports. Streets Commissioner Clarena Tolson estimates that the city is saving 70% on its electricity costs for…

    • The Banks | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Catholic church closings | affordable LGBT senior housing | disciplinary discrepancies for black students | vigil for fallen firefighters | PHS Pops-Up honored

The Banks | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group Good morning, Streeters. Today’s temperature could be a record-breaker: 89 and sunny. Sure the warm weather is nice, but…

    • Night Market packed the streets of Chinatown last fall and will return for the season in May.
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SEPTA ditches gender stickers | waterfront zoning worries | Hunting Park renewal | Night Market returns | 19125 bandit sign contest

SEPTA will stop caring what gender you are next year. The Daily News reports that after a request from a transgender advocacy group SEPTA TransPasses will no longer have stickers saying…

    • Art and Industry | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • Wiisteria | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • 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…

    • The City of Philadelphia | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Philadelphia's not dying | Center City's apartment boomlet | fixing Walnut Lane Bridge | Rich save papers | Phillies home opener

The City of Philadelphia | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupNo, Philadelphia isn’t dying. In his Inquirer column Friday, Patrick Kerkstra picked apart the knee-jerk Daily Beast…

    • Today is Good Friday and the start of Passover. | Mother Bethel and B'nai Abraham at Fifth and Lombard streets.
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Workforce matchmakers | inequitable REO maintenance | earthen architecture | city tax reform stalled | iWatch crime reporting

Good morning, Streeters. It’s Good Friday and the beginning of Passover today, baseball is back, and the weekend promises to be nothing short of gorgeous. Here's this morning's…

    • West Philly | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • Helios | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • The restoration of the Termini Bros. storefront earned a Preservation Achievement Award.
    • Kimmel Center's dome | Flickr user rohansebastianbach
    • Franklin Square's newly opened event pavilion. | PlanPhilly
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Stanton and Sheppard spared from closure | public property ad balance | Philadelphia Media Network sale imminent | minority contracting failings | Franklin Square's new addition

The School Reform Commission voted to close eight schools, but spared Stanton and Sheppard, reports the Public School Notebook. Stanton and Sheppard both have improving educational performance and strong partnerships, but…

    • Will the Edwin M. Stanton School at 17th and Christian close? The SRC votes on the fate of nine schools tonight.
Eyes on the Street

Costs of Corbett's General Assistance cuts | Public School closure vote tonight | Philly decaf hub | AM traffic and trash | fake flowers and barbed wire

If Governor Corbett eliminates General Assistance (GA) payments thousands of recovering addicts (and other vulnerable populations) could be forced out onto the city’s streets. In today’s City Paper Daniel Denvir takes…

    • Daybreak | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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Private Hewson Street | opening energy use data | Fairmount Park's accounting mistake | Penn puts data over Schuylkill | no treatment center for Kemble Ave

Is it legal for a Fishtown property owner to fence off their East Henson Street sidewalk? Turns out that part of the street was privatized in the 1960s. City Howl breaks…

    • Front Street | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • William Levering Elementary School in Roxborough (1895) is the oldest of the nine schools slated for closure. 
    • SEPTA projects a $100 million budget gap in 2015.
Eyes on the Street

Michael Yaron's career, convictions | SEPTA's budget woes | Germantown CDC builds board | Xfinity Live sneak peek | Centennial restroom rehab | Globe Dye as incubator

The Daily News profiles Old City developer Michael Yaron, tracing his career trajectory from chemist to well-heeled developer, and his rebounds from two former convictions. Yaron could face 20 years…

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