Zoning

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1911 Walnut to Be Mixed-Use, Mixed-Income Project

Southern Land Company appeared before the City Planning Commission today with a revised version of its proposed apartment tower on the last piece of open […]

Property

Narberth Church to Fall, Apartments to Take Its Place

It would be inaccurate to say that Narberth Borough officials are thrilled at the prospect, but the Borough Council did vote 5-1 on May 17th […]

Property

Fishtown Church Will Live On As Live/Work Space

Preservation activist Oscar Beisert’s petition to add the Church of the Living Word in Fishtown, which began life as the Fifth Reformed Dutch Church, to […]

Property

Historical Commission Kicks Jewelers Row Can Down the Road Again

After an hour of contentious debate and impassioned pleas from local preservationists, the Philadelphia Historical Commission voted 8-3 to continue postponing a final decision on […]

Property

CDR Panel Gives Toll Jewelers Row Tower a Mixed Review

Toll Brothers City Living’s proposal for a 29-story residential tower with ground-floor retail on Jewelers Row went before the design doctors yesterday (February 7th). Their […]

Property

Toll Takes Wraps Off Jewelers Row Tower

Toll Brothers City Living finally revealed what the condo tower it plans to build in place of three structures on historic Jewelers Row will look […]

Business

How 10 Townhomes Sold Quickly in Fairmount

Want some concrete evidence of the strength of the high-end housing market in Philadelphia? Then read on for a tale of a new townhouse project […]

Property

Neighbors Weigh In on American Street’s Future

  As Philadelphia went through its industrial revolution that made it “The Workshop of the World,” one of its greatest industrial districts was the one […]

Business

Yards Brewing Plans to Move Closer to Center City

The planned SoNo development, which was to have converted the former Destination Maternity headquarters in the 500 block of Spring Garden Street in Northern Liberties to […]

Property

University City Preservation Tragedy: When Density Begets Dullness

One of the positive aspects of the current development boom in Philly is that long-underutilized land is being put to better use. Denser development makes […]

Property

Study: Walkable Development Can Make Philly Smarter – And Richer

  Those construction cranes hovering over Center City and University City are making Philadelphia’s future a little more accessible and a lot smarter. They’re adding […]

Property

Report: Blatstein Offered $18 Million for Vacant Lot at Broad & Washington

Developer Bart Blatstein agreed to pay $18 million for a vacant lot at the corner of Broad & Washington under a contract with the property’s […]

Property

Lawyer: Blatstein Doesn’t Own Broad & Washington, Can’t Seek Zoning Approval

A lawyer for N/H Philadelphia Properties, the New York real estate company that owns the long-vacant lot at the corner of Broad Street and Washington Avenue in […]

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Johnson Calls for Construction Moratorium at Broad & Washington

On Wednesday, the Zoning Board of Adjustment voted to approve developer Bart Blatstein’s plans for a 32-story apartment tower and rooftop retail village on a […]

Property

City Board Approves Blatstein Project, Then Says Nevermind

After saying it would need two weeks to mull over everything developer Bart Blatstein presented at its April 26th meeting, the Zoning Board of Adjustment […]