Despite the plea for delay from the mother of a woman killed in the 2013 Market Street building collapse, the proposed charter change got City Council committee approval.
Mayor Nutter says the Salvation Army has offered to donate the site of last year’s collapse, at 22nd and Market Streets, for a memorial to the six people killed.
Demolition contractor Griffin Campbell and heavy-equipment operator Sean Benschop are charged with six counts of third-degree murder.
Philadelphia’s City Treasurer and her husband filed a wrongful death suit Tuesday. Their daughter was one of the six people who died in June’s Center City building collapse.
The mother of one of those killed in last June’s building collapse on Market Street has launched an online petition for the creation of a memorial park at the site.
A memorial service was held Sunday night for 24-year-old Anne Bryan, who was among the six people who died last week in a building collapse at 22nd and Market Streets.
As the victims of the deadly building collapse are identified, mourning begins for those who perished.
Anne Bryan, 24, a Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts student (PAFA), appears to be the youngest victim to die in the collapse.