Posts Tagged ‘Germantown’

Fearing Demolition, Community Advocates Of Germantown YWCA Call For Emergency Meeting

Fearing Demolition, Community Advocates Of Germantown YWCA Call For Emergency Meeting

January 21, 2015  |  News

A proposal by Mission First Housing Group to reuse the Germantown YWCA for low-income senior housing was officially rejected yesterday by the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority. Amid fears that the building may now be threatened with demolition, local residents will hold a public emergency meeting this Thursday night to air concerns and get more information from the developers and City officials. Hidden City co-editor Michael Bixler has the details > more

Blatstein Pulls Appeal, Will Reconsider His Redevelopment Of Former Inquirer Building

Blatstein Pulls Appeal, Will Reconsider His Redevelopment Of Former Inquirer Building

January 20, 2015  |  Morning Blend

NoLibs developer withdraws appeal of gaming control board decision, Germantown schoolyard to be transformed thanks to PhillyU students, Pennsport warehouse to become storage facility, and the final public meeting for LOVE Park redo > more

Philly Tech Week Lands Comcast As Title Sponsor

Philly Tech Week Lands Comcast As Title Sponsor

January 15, 2015  |  Morning Blend

5th annual conference to be sponsored by largest tech company, proposed Germantown charter to focus on STEM vocational training, Orchestra invites concertgoers towards smartphone app, and travel blog names Philly second best shopping city > more

On The Dangers Of Ad Hoc Interpretations Of The Zoning Code

On The Dangers Of Ad Hoc Interpretations Of The Zoning Code

December 16, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Just how slippery of a slope are laxer readings of “safety services," Mummers seek a more approachable experience this year, CDC gets $40K reward, and making way for East Market development > more

SRC Begins Hearings For Next Set Of Charters

SRC Begins Hearings For Next Set Of Charters

December 9, 2014  |  Morning Blend

The case for a charter school for Germantown, a possible charter for old West Philly High reuse as well, committee checks in on municipal arboriculture, and financing for Chinatown community center nearly complete > more