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    • Swann Fountain in Logan Circle | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Following lobbyist money online | Five vulnerable industrial buildings | Who will build Casino #2? | Council's softball challenge | ZBA's new rules

Swann Fountain in Logan Circle | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupIt has just gotten a bit easier to follow lobbyist spending in Philly. NewsWorks reports that Casey…

    • Broad Street facade of new building

Historical Commission gives conceptual go-ahead to Toll Bros. New Market project

Nearly a year after Toll Brothers first announced its plan to build on the long-vacant New Market site in Society Hill, its proposed four-story, 69-condo development gained conceptual approval Friday from…

    • Behind PlanPhilly:

Behind PlanPhilly: "A Man and His Ship" Book Release and VIP Boat Tour

The next edition of "Behind PlanPhilly" will feature two events that celebrate a historic treasure currently docked on our Central Delaware riverfront and the former PlanPhilly reporter who wrote a book…

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CDAG hears from Ensemble on Marina View and project for Piers 34/35 and Pier 40

Ensemble Real Estate's Louis Cicalese told the Central Delaware Advocacy Group that he made massing changes to bring the Columbus Boulevard facade of his proposal for a 12-story residential development at…

    • Philadelphia-Camden Bridge Under Construction, 1924. (Image no. 4300)
Eyes on the Street

From Above: Benjamin Franklin Bridge under construction June 13,1924

The last batch of historic aerial photographs featured on Eyes on the Street showcased construction of the Art Museum and Parkway in 1920-21 and 1925. Today we look to another…

    • Ornate Lancaster Avenue | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

July 13-15: 2nd Friday on Lancaster Ave | Moonlight Movies | spooky Secret Cinema | Wissahickon hike | Bastille Day

Ornate Lancaster Avenue | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupSecond Friday on Lancaster Avenue Friday, July 13, 5-8pm.  Lancaster Avenue from 35th to 43rd Streets. Join neighbors and…

    • The Inquirer, Daily News, and philly.com now live on Market East.
    • Zoning Board to consider new regulations

Zoning Board to consider new regulations

The agency responsible for granting and denying relief from the terms of the zoning code is considering a new set of regulations to guide its own decision-making, as well as the…

Eyes on the Street

Vive la Rodin

The Rodin Museum reopens this weekend after months of careful restoration work. Back in May I got a peek inside during the tail end of the restoration process and this morning…

    • Beury Building | Flickr user chrisinphilly5448, Creative Commons license
Eyes on the Street

Smaller rehabs to benefit most from PA's new preservation tax credits

Beury Building | Flickr user chrisinphilly5448, Creative Commons license After years of consideration, Pennsylvania finally offers a tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic, income-producing properties, modeled after the Federal Rehabilitation…

    • Paine's Park, a new skatepark designed by Friday Architects for an area near the Art Museum, got final approval from the Art Commission on Wednesday.
Eyes on the Street

Philly's second casino coming? | Art Commission okays Paine's Park, LightPlay | $12.8m for Wayne Junction substation modernization | airport expansion clears Tinicum's legal challenge

Paine's Park, a new skatepark designed by Friday Architects for an area near the Art Museum, got final approval from the Art Commission on Wednesday.Bidding is open for Philadelphia’s second casino…

    • Beury Building | Flickr user chrisinphilly5448, Creative Commons license

Eyes on the Street: Smaller rehabs to benefit most from PA’s new preservation tax credits

After years of consideration, Pennsylvania finally offers a tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic, income-producing properties, modeled after the Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credits, and preservation advocates are rightly applauding…

City announces $500,000 in Community Development Block Grants for affordable housing and commercial improvements

Check out the press announcement: The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Housing and Community Development and the Philadelphia Department of Commerce have announced about $500,000 in support to three mixed-use developments…

    • Bowman Properties' Fresh Market complex could take 18 months to build

Bowman Properties' Fresh Market complex could take 18 months to build

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorks Demolition on the old Magarity auto dealership building could begin in the fall, with construction of Bowman Properties' retail-residential 8200 Germantown Ave. project lasting about…

    • Tim Frick, SEPTA's assistant director of power, with long-outmoded oil-burning generators. (Amy Z. Quinn/for NewsWorks)

Unsexy, but critically needed, replacement coming for Wayne Junction Substation

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIt isn't a glamorous project, but the $12.8 million replacement of an electrical substation at Wayne Junction that dates back to the Depression era will…

    • Paine's Park

Art Commission gives nod to skateboard park, Avenue of the Arts light sculpture

A long-promised skateboard park near the Philadelphia Art Museum came one step closer to being realized as it received approval from the Philadelphia Art Commission on Wednesday.The plan submitted for…

    • A buyer has been found for the Church of the Assumption complex.
Eyes on the Street

Developer in contract for Church of the Assumption

PlanPhilly's Alan Jaffe reports that developer John Wei is under contract to buy the Church of the Assumption complex from Siloam, the social service organization that previously sought to raze…

    • South Street Bridge illumination preview
Eyes on the Street

South Street Bridge lighting gone wild

With the flip of a giant ceremonial switch on Monday night, the South Street Bridge's light towers were finally illuminated. Their initial bright blue glow led into a 12-minute long audio/visual…

Real NEastate: What if the home repairs aren't done before settlement? [summer rerun]

 NEast Philly is on vacation this week, and is posting in a limited capacity. This installment from realtor Stacey McCarthy was originally published July 13, 2011. Q: I am making settlement…

    • The warehouse at Front and Girard had many lives before being destroyed by fire Tuesday. It once was L. H. Parke's Coffee and Tea. | via Ghost Sign Project c. 2006
Eyes on the Street

Front and Girard warehouse fire roundup | Yaron sentenced to five years

The warehouse at Front and Girard had many lives before being destroyed by fire Tuesday. It once was L. H. Parke's Coffee and Tea. | via Ghost Sign Project c. 2006…

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