Posts Tagged ‘Chestnut Hill’

Kimmel Center To Raise $100 Million By Various Naming Opportunities

Kimmel Center To Raise $100 Million By Various Naming Opportunities

August 4, 2014  |  Morning Blend

The biggest fundraising drive for the South Broad institution yet, Chestnut Hill preservationists fighting against an ominous precedent, parking garage variance for Central Delaware apartment complex, and Kenney on accelerating rezoning > more

NoLibs Zoning Chair Discusses How Best To Ensure Density

NoLibs Zoning Chair Discusses How Best To Ensure Density

July 28, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Larry Freedman on the necessity of “sincere and informed” discussions with developers, Ken Weinstein offers to facilitate inclusion of Germantown Ave trestle in regional trail network, St. Joseph’s to get state historical marker, and readying for the Civic Design Review of the Morman Church’s apartment complex proposal > more

The Unbuilt Vision For A Grand Cathedral Road

The Unbuilt Vision For A Grand Cathedral Road

June 5, 2014  |  Vantage

Like so many cities, Philadelphia had such grand postwar visions for urban renewal that only a fraction of them were built—thankfully. Among the unbuilt visions was a grand boulevard that would have linked the Main Line and Chestnut Hill—across new bridges over the Schuylkill and the Wissahickon. Brad Maule explores what might have been on Cathedral Road > more

Fresh From “Doomsday” Prognosticating, SEPTA Unveils Proposed Five-Year Plan

Fresh From “Doomsday” Prognosticating, SEPTA Unveils Proposed Five-Year Plan

May 21, 2014  |  Morning Blend

The quest for more and happier passengers, Chestnut Hillers anxious about municipal advertising contracts, rethinking the Moyamensing Avenue streetscape, warehouse conversion approved in NoLibs, and City Hall’s falcon chicks to be tracked > more

Advocacy Group To Urge Lawmakers To End “Lingering” Zoning Variances

Advocacy Group To Urge Lawmakers To End “Lingering” Zoning Variances

April 15, 2014  |  Morning Blend

CDAG to work towards “reasonable sunset provisions” on waterfront development proposals, the promise of the Mantua Promise Zone, Charles Willson Peale and the revolutionary museum imperative, SEPTA to test all-night subway service this summer, and cherries blossoming in Chestnut Hill > more