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Updated 9th and Wharton development presented with ‘significant changes,’ community still not on board

At last night’s Passyunk Square Civic Association zoning meeting, the developers of the proposed 9th and Wharton development came prepared with new plans with some “significant changes.” The last we updated you on this lot was regarding the zoning variance that was denied by the ZBA in June for the change from RSA-5 for single-family designation to CMX-2.5, which would allow for this mix of commercial space and apartment units.

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While the developers listened to community feedback from the six previous presentations here since 2014 and made tweaks to the plans, the community is still not fully on board for this project that includes 4,638 sq. ft. of commercial space and 18 apartments.

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What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

Zoning variance change denied for 9th and Wharton development

In order for the developers of the proposed four-story complex of apartments and retail at 9th and Wharton to move forward, they needed approval from the zoning board for the property to be rezoned from single-family to mixed-use.

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The project, which has been met with much opposition from neighbors, was denied the variance change by the Zoning Board of Adjustment on Wednesday.

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What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

Renderings of proposed 9th and Wharton development

After telling you about last week’s zoning meeting regarding a proposed development at 9th and Wharton, many of you sounded off with your opinions in the comment section, especially with the issue of parking in mind.

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The view of the proposed development from across the street at Pat’s Steaks. Renderings from Philly Mag.

Although there seem to be some neighborhood concerns regarding this proposal, we now have a look at some renderings for this potential development across from Pat’s King of Steaks at 9th and Wharton.

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What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

9th and Wharton development met with much opposition at PSCA zoning meeting

At Tuesday night’s Passyunk Square Civic Association meeting, the presentation for the development of the lot at 9th and Wharton was met with much opposition from neighbors.

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The project, which we first told you about in October, was opposed by many based on the never-ending problem of parking in South Philly.

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