Top development stories of 2015

In 2015, we followed some sizable development projects. There were quite a few meetings regarding the long-debated 9th and Wharton development, demolition beginning soon for a mixed-use project near Broad and Washington, talk of pedestrian improvements along East Passyunk Avenue

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Vegan eatery set to open in Atlantic Pizza’s location across from Columbus Square

After 30 years located at 1401 S. 12th St., Atlantic Pizza is closing at the end of the month. This prime location across from the to-be-renovated Columbus Square won’t stay empty for long, though. A new vegan eatery called The

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Funding secured for Columbus Square redesign, construction to start 2017

Columbus Square has been slated for a redesign for about two years, awaiting enough money to remake the park at 12th and Wharton into a gathering space as well as a recreational park. Now, the project is about to come to fruition. Construction on the

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Developer withdraws proposal for 34-apartment building on 12th Street parking lot

Developer Leo Addimando has withdrawn his request for support from the Passyunk Square Civic Association for the proposed apartment building on the municipal lot overlooking Columbus Square Park. “While we think the project makes sense and would be another positive addition to the neighborhood,

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