Philadelphia Navy Yard

(Developers and city officials take part in a ceremonial groundbreaking at the former Philadelphia Navy Yard, in South Philadelphia.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Former Navy Yard in South Philadelphia Getting A Hotel

“I love the smell of money first thing in the morning,” Mayor Michael Nutter said at the groundbreaking ceremony.


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Philadelphia Antiques Show Reveals Plan To Move To Pa. Convention Center

It’s one of the longest running shows of its kind and a major fundraiser for Penn Medicine, to benefit patient care.


(The USS Constellation, in Boston Harbor.  Credit:  Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Celebrating the Historic US Navy

As America celebrates the 236th birthday of the US Navy, KYW’s Jay Lloyd is on board for weekend getaways around many of the historic naval attractions in our area.


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Marriott Hotel Planned For Philadelphia Navy Yard Corporate Center

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


(Allison Vulgamore, left, is accompanied at today's announcement by Mayor Nutter.  Credit:  John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Orchestra Announces 2 Free Concerts During October

“Even in these tough and challenging economic times — and certainly the orchestra has been hit in many ways by this tough economy — they still want to bring the music to the people,” said Mayor Michael Nutter.


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Groundbreaking Ceremonies Held For Iroko Pharmaceuticals

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Wednesday in the Navy Yard Corporate Center on the site of what will be the new headquarters for a pharmaceutical company.


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Part 3: One Major Boost For Our Region

The Greater Philadelphia Innovation Cluster, located at the former Navy Yard in South Philadelphia, is receiving $130 million to come up with ways to cut in half the energy used by buildings.



Toomey, Casey Talk Job Creation During Tour Of Navy Yard

Senators Bob Casey and Pat Toomey toured the Philadelphia Navy Yard yesterday afternoon to get a first-hand account on jobs being created there.


(Photos by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Joins Multi-State Effort To Plant Thousands Of New Trees

More than 40 neighborhood groups in Philadelphia were picking up trees on Friday from a warehouse on the site of the former Navy Yard, to be planted citywide over the weekend.


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Philadelphia Navy Yard Still Has Plenty Of Room To Grow

The Philadelphia Navy Yard has gone from hard times to boom times and there’s more to come.


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Urban Outfitters Expanding Its South Philly Campus

Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter praised the home-grown company for its decision to grow its operations at the former Navy Yard.


(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.


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Hundreds Celebrate A Centennial At Philadelphia Navy Yard

The Navy Ship Systems Engineering Station (NavSSES) was founded by Rear Admiral George W. Melville in 1910.


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Energy Conservation Firm Sets Up At Philadelphia Navy Yard

A leading installer of home energy saving solutions in Europe is launching new US operations, which will be headquartered in the former Philadelphia Navy Yard.



A Fall Festival for the Whole Family

by KYW’s Phran Novelli — Here’s something to do this Saturday that’s fun and free: check out the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Fall Garden Festival; it’s open to the public and happening rain or shine Saturday […]

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/08/2010