What should the future of Queen Village look like? Fill out this survey to weigh in

Queen Village has been seeing change for years now, with a shift in the businesses on Fabric Row and new development all around the neighborhood. As part of the Planning Commission’s plan to remap the city, Queen Village Neighbors Association is now seeking feedback on the remapping of their neighborhood

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7-story mixed-use building proposed for corner of 6th and Washington Ave.

The Queen Village Neighborhood Association will discuss the proposed demolition of three existing structures at 541 and 542 Washington Ave. and 1043 S. 6th St. in favor of a 7-story mixed-use building. The project needs a zoning variance and the public meeting will take place on Nov. 11 at 7:30

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Quick Hits: 3-story homes rule; Ward election battle that matters; and The Dolphin is 1 year old

Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell has dropped her push to ban new three-story houses on predominately two-story blocks across the city. Plan Philly reports that the City Planning Commission has been talking to Blackwell about a neighborhood-conservation zoning overlay that would apply to her West Philly district only. Ori Feibush, developer/2nd Council

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Zoning committees feel pretty good about zoning changes City Council passed last week

Zoning. Yes, it’s boring, but it’s also important, and last week City Council passed changes that actually could make a difference in your neck of the woods (everywhere). Plan Philly did a good job of summing up the bill on registered community organizations (generally, your civic association) that was passed

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