Remaking The Parkway

 

“Gates close off what was once the Four Seasons Hotel and signs redirecting pedestrians.” | Photo: Wanda Thomas, for The Inquirer

“Gates close off what was once the Four Seasons Hotel and signs redirecting pedestrians.” | Photo: Wanda Thomas, for The Inquirer

  • Councilman Bill Greenlee’s rules committee approved of Cordish Co.’s $450 million Live! Hotel and Casino project in South Philly yesterday, reports NewsWorks, after five hours of testimony was given to help determine if the Baltimore-based firm has indeed been complicit in allegations of racial discrimination at its other casinos. The committee felt okay moving forward, as CEO Joe Weinberg has agreed to the supervision of filling positions by a diversity oversight board. The full council will make the final decision for Philadelphia’s second and final casino in the coming weeks.
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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.

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