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

 

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  • This Saturday, from 10 AM to 3 PM, the Neighborhood Gardens Trust (NGT) invites you out to South Philly’s Bel Arbor Community Garden at 10th & Kimball Streets for its first citywide Community Gardens Day. “Participating gardens of NGT and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, as well as others throughout Philadelphia, will celebrate with a variety of family-friendly activities. Gardeners and garden lovers of all ages can join in garden tours, hands-on garden workdays, arts and crafts projects, and opportunities to enjoy the city’s beautiful community gardens and learn more about gardening.” For more, visit their site HERE.
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  1. NickFromGermantown

    30-storeys??? Wow. That’s awesome. It bothered me that the old plan was just going to be a glorified strip mall. This new plan is a game changer.

  2. Taking a page out of Harrah’s Skycity Casino in Auckland, New Zealand’s playbook. Though, a nice tower would work equally well at 8th & Market…

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