Dilworth Plaza

(The mayor's office showed a graphic detailing where to walk -- and where NOT to walk -- during the renovations around City Hall.   Credit:  Paul Kurtz)

Mayor Nutter Outlines Safe Walking Route Around Dilworth Plaza Construction

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.

12/09/2011

(Pedestrians walk in a traffic lane along South Penn Square.  A sign instructs pedestrians not to cross to Dilworth Plaza, where the area is fenced off.   Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Officials Eyeing Safer Pedestrian Practices During Dilworth Plaza Rebuild

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.

12/07/2011

Philadelphia police evicted “Occupy Philadelphia” in the early morning hours of November 30, 2011. After being evicted, protesters marched throughout Center City.

Occupy Philly: We’re Alive And Well, Still Meeting

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.

12/02/2011

(Clear glass pyramidal entrances to underground transit, far left, and a huge section of lawn are among the features of the new Dilworth Plaza.  Artist's rendering provided)

As Makeover Begins, Philadelphia Shows Off Vision For New Dilworth Plaza

The $50-million project has begun, and officials say it will completely transform the plaza above and below ground.

12/01/2011

Occupy Philadelphia

Protesters: ‘Occupy Philadelphia’ Arrests Were Unnecessary

Protesters who spoke with Eyewitness News claim many of the 52 ‘Occupy Philadelphia’ protesters who were arrested Wednesday morning, were taken into custody unnecessarily.

11/30/2011

Philadelphia police evicted “Occupy Philadelphia” in the early morning hours of November 30, 2011. After being evicted, protesters marched throughout Center City.

Mayor Nutter: Dilworth Plaza Occupation Is Over

“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.

11/30/2011

Protesters locked arm-in-arm on Dilworth Plaza, before marching through Center City. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Police Evict Occupy Philadelphia; Protesters March Through Center City

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.

11/30/2011

(police shut down 'Occupy Philadelphia' encampment) (credit: Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

Post-Occupy Dilworth Plaza Cleanup Begins

Sanitation workers are cleaning up Dilworth Plaza, the former home of Occupy Philadelphia.

11/30/2011

(Credit: Oren Liebermann, CBS 3)

Another Day Of Post-Eviction Occupy Philly

Two days after the city’s deadline passed for Occupy Philly protestors to get out of Dilworth Plaza, the ranks have thinned but dozens of tents still remain with only a light police presence.

11/29/2011

Occupiers sit in after the eviction deadline has passed. (Credit: Oren Liebermann, CBS 3.)

Deadline Passes For Occupy Philly To Dismantle

Nearly 50 members of Occupy Philadelphia are sitting, idling and arms linked, as a deadline to leave the site of their protest set by the city passed without any immediate action.

11/27/2011

The tents will have to go before work can begin on a $50-million facelift at Dilworth Plaza. (credit: KYW's Mike Dunn)

Some Occupy Philly Protesters Prepare To Relocate, Others Prepare To Fight For Rights

Today at 5 p.m., Occupy Philadelphia will have to move all of it’s tents and equipment off of Dilworth Plaza to allow for the construction project on the west side of City Hall to begin.

11/27/2011

(Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Mayor Nutter Gives Occupy Philly 48 Hours To Move From Dilworth Plaza

Occupy Philadelphia protesters have been given 48 hours to move from their City Hall encampment to a plaza across the street on the condition that they can’t erect tents or stay overnight.

11/25/2011

(credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Occupy Philly Appeals City’s New Permit Proposal

Occupy Philadelphia protesters have formally appealed the city’s proposal to approve a permit for a plaza across the street from their current encampment on the condition that they erect no tents and do not stay overnight there.

11/23/2011

Julia with the occupy legal work group (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

‘Occupy Philadelphia’ Votes To Reject City’s Offer And Stay In Dilworth Plaza

Occupy Philly plans to the appeal the permit for Thomas Paine Plaza, accross the street from their current encampent at City Hall’s Dilworth Plaza, which was granted to them by the city.

11/22/2011

Thomas Paine Plaza

City Officials Meet With ‘Occupy Philadelphia’ To Propose Relocation

Philadelphia city officials met with Occupy Philadelphia tonight to present the permit proposal to move the encampment from Dilworth Plaza to Thomas Paine plaza, across the street.

11/21/2011

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