- Giovannone Construction will likely receive the go ahead today to demolish the Bunting House at the intersection of Roxborough & Ridge Avenues, as the developers have spent the last two months unsuccessfully attempting to find a buyer for the property (not registered historic).
- Temple News discusses the university’s 20/20 plan to bolster the development of the Main Campus in North Central Philadelphia, focusing on how the plans have been guided in part from student feedback.
- Kiki Bolender, of the Citizens Planning Institute, argues in an Inquirer editorial that a bill sponsored by Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell would discourage registered community organizations (RCOs) from engaging with developers, a real shame, considering that RCOs “can elevate building design while furthering democratic ideals at the most local level.”
- Flying Kite looks at the Navy Yard’s UBRN and its decision to use fuel cell technology that would power some 60% of its space. Incentives upwards of $1.6 million from the state and PECO made the yearlong project possible say Chief Development Officer Dave Ziel.
About the author
Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.
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