Concrete Foundations For New Market East Project Poured TodayThirty-five cement mixers have begun pouring the 350 cubic yards of concrete for what is the first phase of the project titled simply "East Market."
Plans For Gallery Mall Makeover Move Ahead With City PlannersPhiladelphia Planning Commission members were impressed by the detail and the commitment of the development group.
PennDOT Imposing Oversight for Billboards Near Philadelphia's Interstate HighwaysSince the 1970s, Penndot has allowed Philadelphia's mayor and City Council to regulate billboards along state highways, but Penndot officials now fear that federal highway dollars are at risk without their direct oversight.
Commission Approves LED Sign On Historic Lit Brothers BuildingThe Philadelphia Historical Commission will allow a developer to install a modern rooftop sign -- essentially an electronic advertising billboard -- on the historic Lit Brothers Building along Market Street East.
Electronic Displays Atop Historic Philadelphia Building Get Tentative OKEleanor Gesensway, who had led the original effort to save the building in the '80s, called the proposal "a travesty" that "desecrates the honesty of the building."
Nutter Administration To Pennsylvania Lawmakers: Don't Move 2nd Casino License Away From PhiladelphiaPennsylvania lawmakers openly wondered if the Southeastern Pennsylvania market was already saturated with Harrah's, Sugarhouse, and Parx casinos. City commerce director Alan Greenberger said that may be, but putting the casino in a more rural location might not make sense.