Posts Tagged ‘tax abatement’

Tax Credit Turnabout Triggers Protest At New Aloft Hotel

Tax Credit Turnabout Triggers Protest At New Aloft Hotel

October 23, 2017  |  News

No restaurant, no jobs, no explanation. Community activist groups want to know why $33 million in Federal and State tax credits and grants were awarded to renovate the Liberty Title Building for new Aloft hotel. GroJLart has the story > more

Four Policy Tools To Advocate For At The Mayor's Historic Preservation Task Force Meeting

Four Policy Tools To Advocate For At The Mayor’s Historic Preservation Task Force Meeting

September 29, 2017  |  Soapbox

On Tuesday, October 3, Mayor Kenney's new Historic Preservation Task Force will hold an open meeting inviting the public to voice opinions and concerns over the state of preservation in the city. Contributor Starr Herr-Cardillo presents four effective policies adopted by cities across the country that could aid in solving Philadelphia's ongoing preservation crisis > more

Rittenhouse Protestors Want Alterations To Tax Abatement

Rittenhouse Protestors Want Alterations To Tax Abatement

October 30, 2013  |  Morning Blend

The reemergence of an old urban economic dilemma, back to the drawing board for townhome proposal in NoLibs, and a look back at Tony Auth’s work > more

Philly Realtors Propose Bolder Tax Abatement For New Construction

Philly Realtors Propose Bolder Tax Abatement For New Construction

June 17, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Countering Wilson Goode Jr. on the tax-abatement, Engine 46 may be demolished, Chinese Cultural and Community Center protected, Rendell urges support for infrastructure bill, and two buildings to help SS United States > more

Developer’s Retaliatory Lawsuits Demolish Old City Civic’s Zoning Board

Developer’s Retaliatory Lawsuits Demolish Old City Civic’s Zoning Board

May 2, 2013  |  Morning Blend

OCCA no longer a Registered Community Organization after series of lawsuits, the protracted “preservation purgatory” of the Cannonball House, the pros and cons of the decade tax abatement, and Temple to look for other options in boathouse proposal > more