Jeffrey Brown

(Artist's rendering of planned apartment building at 2nd and Race Streets.  Image provided)

High-Density Old City Housing Project To Include Low-Income Units

A new apartment complex at 2nd and Race Streets will be the first development in Philadelphia to take advantage of new zoning code that provides incentives in exchange for features deemed to be in the public interest.

08/19/2014

(Guns in possession of the Philadelphia Police Department.  File photo by Tony Hanson)

Local Supermarket Owner Offers Gift Cards For Gun Turn-In Program

Jeffrey Brown, president and CEO of Brown’s Super Shop Rite Stores, says he is putting up $100 Shop Rite gift cards for each gun turned in — no questions asked.

06/26/2013

(A vacant lot in Old City, left, where owner Jeffrey Brown wants to build a high-rise that exceeds Old City height rules.  File photo by John McDevitt)

Phila. Lawmakers Move Old City Zoning Changes Forward

A City Council committee has agreed to relax zoning restrictions in a portion of Old City near the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.

05/14/2013

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