Posts Tagged ‘Michael Nutter’

City Shouldn't Sell Visitor's Center Short

City Shouldn’t Sell Visitor’s Center Short

February 14, 2014  |  Soapbox

This week, Mayor Michael Nutter and City Council President Darrell Clarke agreed on J.F.K. Plaza redevelopment guidelines that left the fate of the flying saucer-shaped Visitor's Center up in the air. Preservation Alliance Advocacy Director Ben Leech argues that this flamboyant modernist structure is worth keeping > more

Dranoff's Broad Street Skyscraper: It's Official Now

Dranoff’s Broad Street Skyscraper: It’s Official Now

December 17, 2013  |  News

Philadelphia, meet SLS International. With a press conference today at the Kimmel Center, developer Carl Dranoff—and a cast that included architect Gene Kohn, hotelier Sam Nazarian, Councilman Mark Squilla, and Mayor Michael Nutter—officially announced the 47-story hotel-condo tower planned for Broad & Spruce Streets > more

Nutter Boosting Philly In Old Imperial Capital

Nutter Boosting Philly In Old Imperial Capital

November 6, 2013  |  Morning Blend

In London, the Mayor touts the turnaround of Philadelphia; worry over the soil integrity at an East Falls construction site; Temple officially expresses an interest in purchase of William Penn High; a preservation law symposium in University City; and what gentrification may be doing to the region’s income inequalities > more

Overburdened South Philly Residents Speak Out Against Casino Proposals

Overburdened South Philly Residents Speak Out Against Casino Proposals

May 9, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Dreading the increased traffic to be had with a casino south of Oregon Ave, Nutter says no on property tax increases to bolster the school budget, PA senate finds more cash for SEPTA, and loving your park > more

The Legacy Of The Strawbridge & Clothier Building

The Legacy Of The Strawbridge & Clothier Building

January 14, 2013  |  Morning Blend

The story of Market East landmark, Nutter urges restraint on zoning tweaking, reward offered for Quaker Meetinghouse vandalism, South Philly’s smallest convenience store, and Chinatown factory becoming lofts > more