Posts Tagged ‘Michael Nutter’

Beta Testing Venice Island

Beta Testing Venice Island

September 5, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Previewing the Venice Island Performing Arts Center and Schuylkill River Boardwalk, the legacy of Nutter and the Delaware, donation for Jewish center at Drexel, and travelogue of beneath Center City > more

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