Dog runs in the works under I-95 in Pennsport, here’s a look at renderings

Is Pennsport going to the dogs? Last week we told you about the proceedings at a Dickinson Square West Civic Association meeting regarding the creation of a dog run for Dickinson Square. That meeting highlighted some of the negativity surrounding a dog run for the park, but it was also

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Urban Jungle to open second shop on Water Street in Pennsport

It’s official: Urban Jungle is expanding to Pennsport. Owner Curt Alexander presented his plans for a second garden shop in front of the Pennsport Civic Association last night. “Our shop on Passyunk Avenue is bursting at the seams,” Alexander said as he explained the plans to revamp the space at 1721-25 S.

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Engine 46 firehouse may be spared; developer wanted an empty lot

City Councilman Mark Squilla, who was finally able to arrange a meeting with the owner of the Engine 46 firehouse at Reed and Water streets, says the developer is now open to keeping the historic firehouse. The Inky’s Inga Saffron reports that Bruce Schanzer of Cedar Realty Trust met yesterday with

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Some hope emerges for Engine 46 firehouse in Pennsport

The endangered Engine 46 firehouse at Reed and Water streets in Pennsport will be spared the wrecking ball – at least for now. The Daily News reported this weekend that the building’s owner, Cedar-Riverview LP, which also owns the rest of the Riverview complex, has agreed to postpone any action

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Engine 46 to be demolished “on or after July 30”

A notice of demolition was posted on the old Engine 46 firehouse saying that it would be torn down on or after July 30, reports Pennsporter. The historic – but not designated “historic” – building at Reed and Water streets has been under fire since the beginning of the year. One

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What’s that demolition permit on old firehouse at Water and Reed?

Demolition permits have been filed for the building at 1401 S. Water St., the old firehouse that until 2006 was the Engine 46 steakhouse. But it’s unclear what that means for the historic firehouse, built in 1895 and whose crenellated tower is visible from I-95. One permit filed in January  is

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