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    • Collapse zone

June 6: Unreformed L&I | Philadelphia as Real America | Sprawl tax

Three years after seven people were killed in the building collapse at 22nd and Market, is the Department of Licenses and Inspections any better prepared to prevent a repeat of the…

    • A sea of emergency responders filled 22nd Street, as seen from the JFK Blvd. bridge.

Mayor creates board to oversee building safety

Mayor Michael Nutter announced on Tuesday that he has created a Building Safety Oversight Board to monitor implementation of the recommendations made by a Special Advisory Commission appointed in the wake…

    • Cecil B. Moore Mosaic, Courtesy of SEPTA and Jonathan Mandell
    • Girard El Stop at Night, Photo by Philadelphia Photos
Eyes on the Street

June 6: Push to donate building collapse site | SEPTA engineers authorize strike | 24-hour MFL, BSL begins next week | Neighborhood Bike Works $100,000 | Manayunk Bridge progress | Delaware Ave Extension website

Yesterday, at a gathering to remember those lost and injured in the fatal Center City building collapse one year ago, those impacted by the collapse called on Richard Basciano, the real-estate…

    • A Plain Ole Ben | Al BeFranke
    • Uptown
Eyes on the Street

March 25: N. Philly could see $30m HUD grant | Tax deadbeats, slim progress | Tindley Temple | Uptown's uphill battle | More collapses | Gas lines

Good morning, Streeters. We’re going to see a bit of snow today. Sorry. But here’s hoping this is really the end and we can stop talking about it. The city is…

    • Spring 2014 | Rob Lybeck
Eyes on the Street

March 24: Open data frustration | Family Court art | Feibush cultivating committee people | Rental trends | Collapsing buildings, L&I triage | 27th/Girard mixed-use plans

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. Bundle up for the next few cold days, and think spring as snow blows through tomorrow. Why did the city’s open data chief quit? On…

    • Original Northeast High School, Photo by David Swift Photography
    • The collapse site from above, from the RiverWest Condominium's rooftop.

Site of fatal building collapse will become public memorial park

Mayor Michael Nutter announced on Thursday that a property at the corner of 22nd and Market streets in Center City will become a memorial park to honor the six people killed…

    • Site of East Market development, 1100 block of Market
    • All Day Breakfast at the corner of 3rd and Market | Theresa Stigale
    • Traffic jam, I-95, Aramingo Exit | Theresa Stigale
    • 401 N Broad Street, Photo by Phillytrax
Eyes on the Street

March 6: SEPTA says don't panic | L&I can't search building collapse data | Partners buy 401 N. Broad | New Penn Treaty playground | Mantua, Germantown civic groups expand efforts

Good morning Eyes on the Street! Here is a little news to start your Thursday.  SEPTA doesn't want riders to panic about talk of union workers striking if contract negotiations do…

    • Sunrise Over Mt Airy
Eyes on the Street

February 24: Ogontz rowhouse collapse | Mormon project brings good urbanism, tacky design | Pedestrian crash hot spots | Slower oil freight speeds | PhillyRising in SW Germantown | Bill Green as SRC chair

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. Hope you took advantage of the beautiful warm weekend. Here’s what we’re reading this Monday morning: A vacant rowhouse collapsed in Ogontz last night,…

    • Merchants have sold fresh food on Ninth Street since the 1880s.
Eyes on the Street

February 14: Open data tension | PHL: Here for the Making | Supermarkets don't change behavior | Lower North transportation recommendations | TreePhilly giveaway | Building collapse court case update

Happy Valentine's Day, Streeters! The city may be snowed in for yet another day, but we'll still be tweeting about why we love Philadelphia as part of the #whyilovephilly campaign today.…

    • Italian Market barrel fire, Photo by Theresa Stigale
    • The Kelly Leak Gang, Photo by Convicted Melon
Eyes on the Street

December 11: NBC10 awards nonprofits $100,000 | Bike crash map | PATCO escalator update | Market-Frankford Line fire | Two held until building collapse hearing

Happy Wednesday Streeters! We hope you made it to work safely in the ice and cold.  In partnership with The NBCUniversal Foundation, NBC10 Philadelphia awarded $100,000 to the Bicycle Coalition of…

    • Kimmel Center at South Broad and Spruce | © Bob Bruhin
Eyes on the Street

November 26: Murder charges for demolition contractor | Philly's hit factory at risk | 15 towers that never were | Platt Bridge reopened | Swann Fountain frosted

Good morning, Streeters. Later today a Sou’ easter comes our way, so be careful out and about tonight and tomorrow. The heaviest rain is expected to be in the Philly area…

    • Convention Center, Phillytrax
Eyes on the Street

November 15: Convention Center loses client | Building collapse was avoidable | TIF districts under perform | Clarke pushes for extended LOOP deadline | West Powelton residents fight zoning variance

Happy Friday, Streeters!  The already struggling Pennsylvania Convention Center lost an important customer. UBM Canon, an international communications firm who held an event at the Convention Center this year, canceled…

    • University of Penn, Photo by Philadelphia Photos
Eyes on the Street

October 17: Universities fight property tax | Monthly payments for tax delinquents | Building collapse hearing postponed | Transportation funding vote | New Center City, Brewerytown restaurants | Mobile history truck

Hello Eyes on the Street! The government is back in action after Congress passed a bill last night that will fund the government through Jan. 15 and allow the Treasury to…

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