“During the last two years, we’ve encountered the normal things you find underground in a very old city,” notes Center City District president Paul Levy.
SEPTA’s Heather Redfern says the trolley tunnel will close at 10 o’clock tonight and won’t re-open until Monday, August 12th.
The ongoing construction at Dilworth Plaza will cause a weekend’s worth of inconvenience for Center City SEPTA riders.
Work crews have begun the next phase of the massive renovation of Dilworth Plaza, on the west apron of City Hall.
Mayor Nutter wants City Hall to make JFK Plaza more user friendly.
Two months after “Occupy Philadelphia” protesters were evicted from Dilworth Plaza, on the west side of City Hall, city officials gathered for the long-awaited groundbreaking of the plaza’s renovation.
The Knight Arts Foundation has picked 55 projects as finalists for its Challenge Philadelphia grants. The winners will share some $3-million in funding.
There’s a fan-friendly change coming to the Mummers Parade on New Year’s Day, all because of what otherwise is a pain in the neck.
The Nutter administration has developed a plan to help pedestrians get around Dilworth Plaza safely while construction workers spend the next 27 months renovating the area.
Even though the signs read “Sidewalk Closed,” some pedestrians used to cutting through the plaza are choosing to walk in the street along the southwest corner.
Occupy Philadelphia protesters vowed Friday to continue their movement against corporate greed and economic inequality despite the demise of their tent city at City Hall, and they challenged the city’s assessment that their eviction occurred in a peaceful and orderly fashion.
The $50-million project has begun, and officials say it will completely transform the plaza above and below ground.
Protesters who spoke with Eyewitness News claim many of the 52 ‘Occupy Philadelphia’ protesters who were arrested Wednesday morning, were taken into custody unnecessarily.
“The Occupation of City Hall’s Dilworth Plaza is now over,” Mayor Nutter says. Philadelphia Police successfully evicted Occupy Philadelphia protesters overnight to make way for a long-planned construction project.
More than 60 hours after the deadline for them to get out of Dilworth Plaza, Philadelphia police moved in early Wednesday morning and cleared the Occupy Philadelphia tent city.