Posts Tagged ‘City Council’

Councilman Clarke Pushes For Department of Planning And Development

Councilman Clarke Pushes For Department of Planning And Development

December 10, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Bill would create a cabinet-level department of planning and development, anticipating a residential revival along West Washington Avenue, Drexel student irked at Fry’s priorities, and a community meeting for LOVE Park redesign > more

Researchers: World Trade Center Ship Built In Pre-Revolutionary Philly

Researchers: World Trade Center Ship Built In Pre-Revolutionary Philly

July 31, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Manhattan sloop said to be constructed from similar timber of Independence Hall, Comcast looking for temporary solution to office space shortage, City to get better neighborhood data, minimizing the impact of methdone clinics, and the Queen Lane Apartments well on their way to demolition > more

Future Of American Street Hinges On Soko Lofts Parcel, Now For Sale

Future Of American Street Hinges On Soko Lofts Parcel, Now For Sale

February 27, 2014  |  Developing Challenges, News

How did Soko Lofts grow from 160 units to 320 to possibly 600? And what will happen to the parcel now that the developer has put it for sale? Aaron Kase looks for answers to these questions in this second part of our series on the future of South Kensington > more

A Flea Market Proposed For Long-Vacant South Philly Lot

A Flea Market Proposed For Long-Vacant South Philly Lot

December 17, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Could a seasonal market be enough to enliven a South Philly lot?, City Council as an obstacle to development, and Philadelphia's cultural exchange with Rome & Reykjavik > more

Behind <em>Philadelphia Maneto:</em> Dissecting The City Seal

Behind Philadelphia Maneto: Dissecting The City Seal

November 5, 2013  |  Vantage

A cornucopia, a scroll, a shield with a plough and a ship, a dismembered arm balancing scales, two gals named Peace and Plenty—they're everywhere you look. Sam Robinson finds that the Seal of Philadelphia as we know it dates to 1908, but its origins date back to the establishment of the modern City government in 1789 > more