Significant Renovations Coming To Two Center City Apartment Complexes

 

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  1. NickFromGermantown

    What exactly is the phrase regarding the transformation of the Parkway? I thought the idea is to make it less of a way (auto thruway) and more of a cultural asset (park)? The following links tag it different ways:

    More Park, Less Way
    http://planphilly.com/eyesonthestreet/2013/02/05/by-the-numbers-more-park-less-way

    Less Way, More Park
    http://planphilly.com/articles/2012/07/31/more-citizen-driven-ideas-parkway

    “Less Park, More Way” (this one appears to be wrong)
    http://www.montgomerynews.com/articles/2013/03/29/entertainment/doc5151c6576c82a663515693.txt

  2. “modern Center City hotels” ? – I think you mean apartment buildings.

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