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Electronic Billboards

(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

(City Council's Rules Committee.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Council Committee Approves Controversial, 7-Story Electronic Sign For Callowhill St.

The owner of the Electric Factory building wants permission to wrap the building, which is visible from the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, in an electronic sign. Some community groups were outraged.

12/04/2012