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City Councilman Wilson Goode

Artist's rendering of PREIT's plan to renovate the Gallery shopping mall at 9th and Market streets. (Credit: PREIT)

Plans To Makeover Gallery Shopping Mall Hit City Council Roadblock

The Gallery’s owner, the Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, or PREIT, needs City Council approval of six bills that allow the renovation of the Gallery to move forward.


(Philadelphia controller Alan Butkovitz.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

City Controller Says Philadelphia’s Property Tax Abatement Is Unfair To Other Homeowners

City controller Alan Butkovitz on Tuesday told council that the abatement is basically unfair to other homeowners who now face higher taxes under AVI.