Posts Tagged ‘Point Breeze’

Redevelopment In Fishtown Threatened By NIMBYs

Redevelopment In Fishtown Threatened By NIMBYs

September 15, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Samschick’s lynchpin draws the ire of the myopic, Two Liberty Place scraps hotel plan for condos, 30 more police for the Northeast, and some selective gentrification concern in Point Breeze > more

Civic Design Review Content With One Water Street

Civic Design Review Content With One Water Street

July 9, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Architect explains developments in planning riverfront project, councilwoman stresses the need for greater efforts in promoting homestead exemption, Redevelopment Authority requests proposals for workforce housing, and SEPTA updates on subway weekend pilot program > more

Ground Broken On Luxurious AQ Rittenhouse

Ground Broken On Luxurious AQ Rittenhouse

April 14, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Old YWCA annex makes way for 12-story luxury apartments in Center City, Feibush calls foul in latest Kenyatta Johnson move in Point Breeze, a lack of ambition at South Broad’s St. Rita’s Shrine, and how Gratz High turned itself around > more

Searching For The Lost South Philadelphia Improvements Under The 25th Street Elevated

Searching For The Lost South Philadelphia Improvements Under The 25th Street Elevated

February 18, 2014  |  Vantage

On the west side of South Philly, the 25th Street Elevated rail viaduct clearly defines it the boundaries of the Grays Ferry and Point Breeze neighborhoods. Over a dozen trains, including oil trains like the one that derailed over the Schuylkill River recently, rumble its weathering 86-year-old bones every day. Chris Dougherty goes back a century to find the Elevated’s origins in the heyday of the rail industry—and civic reform > more

Why Not Speed Cameras For The Boulevard?

Why Not Speed Cameras For The Boulevard?

January 22, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Regulations needed on the Northeast thoroughfare, Comcast to engage the local startup community with next project, re-stocking the stacks in West Philly, and some preemptive demo work in Point Breeze > more