Rezoning approved by Planning Commission for 9th and Washington development

In August we told you about plans for a 5-story mixed-use development for the long-vacant lot at 9th and Washington. For this development to move forward, the lot has to be rezoned to accommodate for the height of the development and commercial uses planned for the location. Yesterday the Planning

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Plans presented for proposed mixed-use development at 9th and Washington

Last week we told you about plans that would be presented for the 32,000 sq. ft., long-vacant lot at 9th and Washington in the Italian Market. At last night’s Passyunk Square Civic Association zoning meeting, conceptual plans were presented for a 5-story mixed-use building that would have 18,000 sq. ft.

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Darien and Catharine Indego station now the largest in the city

Since Philadelphia’s bike share program, called Indego, launched earlier this year, it has become a popular method of transportation throughout the city. With so many of those blue bikes being used, certain stations are expanding. The station at Darien and Catharine Streets has been a popular location, so additional docks

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6-home development to replace fire-damaged Darien Street warehouse; bands try to recover

A warehouse fire on the 1400 block of Darien Street destroyed a practice space for Philly bands, but from the ashes might rise a new six-home development. The warehouse caught fire on Feb. 22. Arson is the suspected cause of the disaster, but, luckily, no one was hurt. Subsequently, the

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Sponsored Post: Meet that New Year’s resolution at the new CrossFitPHL, from the owners of Fitness Works

CrossFitPHL, a new workout facility from the family that owns Fitness Works Philadelphia at 714 Reed St., has opened around the corner at 1414 S. Darien St. Joey Renzi, who owns and operates CrossFitPHL and Fitness Works with his mother Joanne, said the Cross Fit facility opened the first week of November

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Quick Hits: Nostalgia at Villa di Roma; homes rising around 4th and Dickinson; grandma-house rehab

Phyllis Stein-Novack soaks up a nostalgic meal on the way to giving two and a half tips of the toque to Villa di Roma in the South Philly Review. Naked Philly has an update on two houses rising near 4th and Dickinson and reports that six houses are planned for

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