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    • Proposed project

New PHA home clashes with neighborhood

The Philadelphia Housing Authority is planning a new home for its offices at 2012 Chestnut St., which had previously served as PHA headquarters. But the design of the new building has…

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Followup meeting for Paddy Whacks zoning tomorrow night

The Mayfair Civic Association will host a followup meeting tomorrow night in relation to the prop0sed Paddy Whacks at Frankford Avenue and Glenview Street. While the Civic has already sided…

    • Module 3

ZCC gets Module 3, the last chapter

With just a few months before the Zoning Code Commission is due to deliver the city’s first new code in decades, the mayor stopped by Wednesday morning to lend some moral…

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Mayfair opposes Paddy Whacks zoning

After two meetings to discuss the matter, Mayfair residents Tuesday night expressed their opposition to the zoning proposal for a Paddy Whacks at Frankford Avenue and Glenview Street. Approximately 60…

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Northwood Civic to host zoning meeting for charter school

The Northwood Civic Association announced yesterday an upcoming zoning meeting for Northwood Academy Charter School. Northwood Academy, at 4621 Castor Avenue, is looking to construct a new building. The meeting will…

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Zoning notices: Shopping center comes to Grant Avenue, Paddy Whacks seeks fourth location

Two zoning notices came in over the weekend, which could bring major changes to the respective neighborhoods in the form of a super market and a major bar" Ground will be…

    • Zoning Code Commission

ZCC is hip-deep in code re-write

June 9, 2010 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyWith the World Cup a couple of days from commencing in South Africa, Deputy Mayor Alan Greenberger thought a soccer reference might…

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GBCL meeting devolves into voting arguments

Voting was once again the main topic at Wednesday's Greater Bustleton Civic League meeting. Members were to vote on a new vice president, but the issue over voting and bylaws extended…

    • Mock-ups for the proposed duplexes at 2976-80 Welsh Rd.

Large Holme Circle property could be future site of duplexes

"I will carry that message back," is the answer most Holme Circle residents heard Wednesday night as they voiced concerns over the future of the Stokes house. The house --…

    • Miami building wrap

Market East sign district bill likely on hold until fall

May 25, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe hot debate over whether to allow larger, flashier signage on East Market Street has been put on summer simmer.First District…

    • ZCC

ZCC members transformed into change agents

May 12, 2010By Matt GolasFor PlanPhillyThe Philadelphia Zoning Code Commission, which was recently granted a one-year extension by City Council to produce a new Zoning Code, wasted little…

    • Hanlon book cover

Book Review: The Decaying American Dream

April 28, 2010 Reviewed by Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly“The American Dream manifests itself most acutely in the American suburb,” writes Bernadette Hanlon, author of a new work from Temple…

    • 9th Ward tour

New Orleans Journal: A ride on a riverboat queen

April 19, 2010 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly NEW ORLEANS – As river cruises go, one walks a fine line between the authentic and the touristy in terms of unique,…

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Recyle Bank gearing up for Northeast debut

On any given day, you'll find Officer Michelle McMillian patrolling the streets of the Northeast. She's not a police officer, or a parking authority employee, though she's been mistaken as both.…

    • Cities measured by industrial clusters

A detailed glimpse at the PIDC industrial land use study

April 15, 2010 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly NEW ORLEANS – A much-anticipated study due out next month from the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corp. was previewed Monday morning at the…

    • Zoning Code Commission tackles Module 2

Zoning Commission takes an ax to city's district system

April 14, 2010By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly The Philadelphia Zoning Code Commission took another major step forward Wednesday with the release of its Module 2, “Districts and Uses…

    • The logo for the Fallen Heroes Run, as designed by Mike Ennis. The 5K one among many topics at last night's Mayfair Civic Association meeting.

News briefs from the Mayfair Civic Association

The cold, rain and wind kept many from attending last night's Mayfair Civic Association, but President Joe DeFelice powered through the agenda nonetheless, keeping the meeting to a brief 40…

    • Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League prepare to discuss zoning matters at the association's March meeting.

New location, same issues for Bustleton Civic members

Zoning was the primary focus of last night's meeting of the Greater Bustleton Civic League, with the first order of business being a presentation from Eva Gladstein, executive director of…

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