Posts Tagged ‘City Planning Commission’

Lost Buildings of 2018

Lost Buildings of 2018

December 27, 2018  |  News

Philadelphia's preservation crisis reached a critical high in 2018 with a record-breaking number of demolition permits approved by the City. Here we highlight some of the biggest loses to our built environment in our annual end-of-year list > more

On American Street, A Growing Manufacturer Holds On

On American Street, A Growing Manufacturer Holds On

February 28, 2014  |  Developing Challenges, News

In the center of the debate over the future of American Street is a 20 year deli meat company, Emil's Gourmet. Will the company be swallowed up by coming residential development, or will the street, to the dismay of some residents, remain industrial? Aaron Kase has the story, in this third part of our series on the future of South Kensington > more

Weighing Directions As South Kensington Evolves

Weighing Directions As South Kensington Evolves

February 26, 2014  |  Developing Challenges, News

In this first of a three part series on the future of South Kensington, reporter Aaron Kase finds a neighborhood perched on the edge > more

Talkin' Casinos

Talkin’ Casinos

March 27, 2013  |  Buzz

Heads up: the Planning Commission is hosting a series of open houses this week on the six proposals vying for the casino license that will be awarded later this year > more

New Zoning Code In Plain English: What You Should Know

New Zoning Code In Plain English: What You Should Know

August 21, 2012  |  News

The streamlined new code, which goes into effect today, will vastly change the way the city is shaped and reshaped--and it will make it easier for you to make small changes to your own building. Elizabeth Schlingmann breaks it down > more