Posts Tagged ‘West Philadelphia’

Sci-Phi: Isaac Asimov’s West Philly Years

Sci-Phi: Isaac Asimov’s West Philly Years

July 18, 2014  |  Vantage

He's not often thought of as a Philadelphia writer, but Isaac Asimov, one of the towering figures of science fiction spent three years during World War II working at the Navy Yard and living in West Philly. Bart Everts has the story > more

Why Is The Zoning Board So Often At Variance With RCOs?

Why Is The Zoning Board So Often At Variance With RCOs?

July 10, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Explaining the protracted reform of the Zoning Board of Adjustment, Spruce Hill developers plan to redo devastated corner, the Roberts still bolstering South Broad Theater, foundation buckles in Cobbs Creek, PPA interested in mobile payment system, and Philly drone photography > more

Casino Bidder Attempts To Secure License With Promise Of South Philly “Skyspire”

Casino Bidder Attempts To Secure License With Promise Of South Philly “Skyspire”

June 19, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Tower would be 10 feet taller than Seattle’s Space Needle, Blatstein envisions another Piazza along South Broad, gentrification and parking concerns with redevelopment plans for West Philly High, and the first annual Community Gardens Day this weekend > more

End Of The Road For Atonement (UPDATED)

End Of The Road For Atonement (UPDATED)

June 10, 2014  |  News

The 114-year-old Church of the Atonement at 47th & Kingsessing in West/Southwest Philadelphia appears to be on its death bed, as still-unconfirmed signs of demolition close in on the Furness & Evans church > more

Growing Tower, Growing Skyline

Growing Tower, Growing Skyline

May 14, 2014  |  News

With fireworks and a vintage air pump, Brandywine Realty Trust and an all-star cast today broke ground on FMC Tower at 30th & Walnut. Brad Maule profiles the latest addition to the Philly skyline > more