Posts Tagged ‘Department of Licenses and Inspections’

Vacant Buildings: “Imminently Dangerous,” Yet Conditionally Demolished

Vacant Buildings: “Imminently Dangerous,” Yet Conditionally Demolished

March 17, 2014  |  Morning Blend

L&I cannot afford demolition of a third of buildings on most dangerous list, from Gladstone yo Khan-crete at 11th & Pine, concerns grow over leaking concourse beneath Broad Street, and wi-fi use increasing in LFP branches > more

Why Self-Driving Vehicles Won’t Be Enough To Reinvent Urban Space

Why Self-Driving Vehicles Won’t Be Enough To Reinvent Urban Space

February 14, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Contentious discussions ahead before any “AVs” hit the streets, L&I’s campaign against blight making headway, reconsidering the Lower North’s traffic flow, Philly as a city of makers, and free trees > more

Ensuring Abandoned Buildings Are Safe— Easier Said Than Done

Ensuring Abandoned Buildings Are Safe— Easier Said Than Done

February 6, 2014  |  Morning Blend

L&I still in over its head, ground broken for UCity apartment tower, pedestrian amenities now easier to obtain, and Mt. Airy book shop and community center to close > more

Train Carrying Crude Derails Over Schuylkill

Train Carrying Crude Derails Over Schuylkill

January 20, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Seven train cars derailed early this morning on the Schuylkill Arsenal Railroad Bridge, located just south of the South Street bridge. Six of the cars were carrying crude oil. Although no spills were reported, there are growing concerns about transporting crude oil through Philadelphia's densely populated downtown > more

No Love For LOVE Park Restaurant Scheme

No Love For LOVE Park Restaurant Scheme

December 13, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Saffron critiques Clarke's LOVE Park plan, building first and measuring second in Pennsport, Friends of the Rail Park release fundraising video, and crowdfunding solar roofing for Philly schools > more