Posts Tagged ‘Norris Square’

Coming: Review Of Proposals For Development Of Kensington Banks

Coming: Review Of Proposals For Development Of Kensington Banks

September 6, 2013  |  News

It's down to two development firms to win the right to develop the site of the banks. But can at least some part of the historic buildings be saved? Christopher Mote has details > more

Two Kensington Historic Banks, Back On The Table

Two Kensington Historic Banks, Back On The Table

July 24, 2013  |  News

Back in the hands of the Norris Square Civic Association, the monumental banks are the subject of a request for development proposals that privilege commercial use, sustainability, and preservation. Hidden City staff writer Christopher Mote reports on that and on a ruling this week against the hardship claim that was used to justify residential development of the site--and demolition > more

Feibush Denied Variances For Latest Point Breeze Project

Feibush Denied Variances For Latest Point Breeze Project

July 24, 2013  |  Morning Blend

ZBA disapproves of Feibush’s dense plans for Point Breeze, Common Pleas disapproves of ZBA’s variances near Berks El, fire hydrant maintenance assuaged by technology, and tangoing in the Free Library > more

The Gentlemen’s Agreement: A History Of Historical Reverence

The Gentlemen’s Agreement: A History Of Historical Reverence

June 26, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Bacon’s efforts at preserving the urban dominance of the civic heart of Philly, Fattah tries again on subsidizing co-ops, Feibush meets resistance in Point Breeze, truncated St. Boniface project nearly complete, and some Sousa on Ridge Ave > more

In Kensington, A Major Reversal Brings New Hope For Historic Banks

In Kensington, A Major Reversal Brings New Hope For Historic Banks

May 3, 2013  |  News

Women's Community Revitalization Project gives up on building low-income housing at Front and Norris. The fate of the historic banks and the ownership of the site are unclear. Chris Mote reports > more