Posts Tagged ‘sewers’

Councilman Squilla Wants Laxer Zoning For Area Around Ben Franklin Bridge

Councilman Squilla Wants Laxer Zoning For Area Around Ben Franklin Bridge

April 5, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Bill would permit 100% lot coverage near bridge, Saffron on Glaxo building, no permits in GHo renovation project, work begins on Wharton Street Lofts, gripes with an unkempt Pennypack Park, and Domino Lane getting a new sewer > more

Viva Venice: How A Water Department Project Is Transforming Manayunk's Social & Civic Hub

Viva Venice: How A Water Department Project Is Transforming Manayunk’s Social & Civic Hub

April 3, 2013  |  News

Thanks to an EPA mandate telling the Philadelphia Water Department to modernize its facilities and install an underground sanitary interceptor for major storms, the Venice Island rec center is starting over from scratch. Vivienne Tang and Brad Maule take a look at what the $45M project means for Manayunk > more

There's A World Going On Underground

There’s A World Going On Underground

January 4, 2013  |  Last Light

Tom Waits was right--there is a world going on underground, and Brendan Clinch has explored a good portion of what lies beneath Philadelphia, from sewers to train tunnels to abandoned subway stations > more