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(An artist's rendering shows how the new Comcast tower, a block west of its current headquarters, would look when viewed from the steps of the art museum.  Image provided by Comcast Corp.)

New Comcast Tech Tower Gets Committee OKs in City Council

Plans by Comcast Corporation to build a second massive skyscraper in center city Philadelphia cleared some early hurdles in City Council, even as a church neighboring the site voiced some misgivings.


(City Council president Darrell Clarke, in Council chambers.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

5th District Councilman Presents Legislation Backing Comcast’s New Skyscraper

Council president Darrell Clarke, who also represents the district where the tower will be located, says there will be meetings for residents to voice concerns.


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Comcast Considers Putting Additional Skyscrapers In Philadelphia

A source says the cable-and-entertainment juggernaut is already outgrowing the Comcast Center, at 17th Street and JFK Boulevard, opened in 2008.


(Artist's rendering: Philadelphia Navy Yard Corporate Center.   Source:

Marriott Hotel Planned For Philadelphia Navy Yard Corporate Center

An agreement has been reached to develop the Philadelphia Navy Yard’s first hotel.


(Architect's rendering provided by Robert A.M. Stern)

Glaxo Will Move Its Philadelphia Offices To Navy Yard Complex

Glaxo’s 1,300 workers in center city, currently based in two Franklin Plaza buildings near 16th and Vine, will move to the Navy Yard Corporate Center by the end of 2012.


(Sen. Arlen Specter, back to camera, listens as Mayor Nutter addresses the group.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Groundbreaking For Navy Yard Project Draws Warning

The project is partially funded with federal stimulus money, but officials are warning that funding is in jeopardy.



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