Peter Kelsen

(The former Royal Theater, in the 1500 block of South Street, now sports murals.  Public domain photo by Smallbones via Wikimedia)

Reuse Plan For Historic Royal Theater, On South Street, Moves Forward

The developer is proposing a new building constructed behind the original façade, with 45 apartments and 7,600 square feet of retail space. But not all neighbors are thrilled.

12/02/2014

(An artist's rendering of the site of the planned apartment complex in Southwest Philadelphia.  Credit: Pennoni Associates)

Councilman Pulls Support For Controversial Eastwick Housing Project

The Korman Company had hoped to build a $100-million development in the Eastwick neighborhood — fifty-one, two-story buildings, for a total of 722 apartments.

11/29/2012

(Philadelphia City Hall.  File photo by Tony Hanson)

City Council Tables Zoning Proposal For Massive Apartment Building In Eastwick

Many neighbors showed up in Council Chambers to express their concerns.

06/13/2012

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