Center City Residents Association

Artist rendering of proposed globe at 12th and Arch. (photo provided)

Two Large, 3D Electronic Billboards Approved For Tourist Sections of Center City Phila.

City Council overwhelming approved the installation of two electronic advertising structures, dubbed “Urban Experiential Displays,” ranging in height from 30 to 50 feet.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

Andrew Stober, chief of staff in the Mayor's Office of Transportation.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Phila. City Council Moves Forward on Controversial 20-Year Deal For Bus Shelters, Advertising

Andrew Stober, chief of staff in the Mayor’s Office of Transportation, says Titan Advertising will build 300 more bus shelters and share ad revenue with the City of Philadelphia.

12/01/2014

(Larger electronic billboards would be allowed on the walls of Philadelphia newsstands under a measure that got Rules Committee approval in City Council.  Photo illustration by Ed Fischer)

City Council Committee OKs Larger, Electronic Billboards on Phila. Newsstands

“This bill will add some vitality to some blocks, particularly in center city, which particularly after the normal business hours are rather dark and uninviting,” Councilman Bill Greenlee said as the hearing opened.

12/05/2012