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Dilworth Plaza

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.


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.


(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.


(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.


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.


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.


(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.


(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.


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.


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.



Mayor Nutter Says City Will Not Force Anyone To Relocate From Dilworth Plaza

Top Philadelphia police and other city officials entered a conference room inside City Hall around 3 Monday afternoon to talk about what’s next for the Occupy Movement.


A crane is parked outside City Hall, near the Occupy Philadelphia camp. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

City Working Around ‘Occupy Philly’ Encampment As Relocation Hangs

This morning, Capt. William Fisher of the Philadelphia Police Department’s civil affairs unit went tent-to-tent in a small section of the Occupy Philadelphia encampment, telling people they need to stay out of their tents until at least 4pm.


(A Philadelphia police officer posts a "vacate" notice Wednesday evening on Dilworth Plaza.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Nutter Tells Occupy Philly: Stay Put While We Review Your Relocation Plan

The protesters said they had begun to move on Thursday night because they expected eviction, but Mayor Nutter doesn’t understand why they thought that.



‘Occupy Philly’ Protesters’ Attempt To Move Camp Rebuffed By Police

The ‘Occupy Philly’ Protesters are attempting to move their camp from Dilworth Plaza outside of City Hall to Thomas Payne Plaza, which is outside of the Municipal Services Building.


(A tent part of the Occupy Philly protests on Dilworth Plaza. Credit: Jim Melwert)

‘Occupy Philadelphia’ Formally Applies To Relocate

Mayor Michael Nutter says the “Occupy Philadelphia” movement has now formally applied to relocate its encampment across the street from City Hall to the plaza outside the Municipal Services Building.





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