Site of Deadly South Philadelphia Pier Collapse May Become Rental ApartmentsA developer plans a new apartment building at the site of one of Philadelphia's worst waterfront tragedies: the Pier 34 collapse in 2000 that killed three women.
Philadelphia Lawmakers Urge Conditional Zoning For Center City Pool Hall PlanPlans for an upscale billiards parlor in center city Philadelphia are very much in limbo, and City Council now is giving the developer a firm deadline to get the project going.
Philadelphia City Council OKs Hotel-Restaurant Project At Foot Of Ben Franklin BridgeCouncil unanimously approved developer Robert Ambrosi's plans for a combination hotel-condo-retail complex in Old City, at 4th and Race Streets, the site of the former Pincus Brothers Maxwell clothing factory.
City Council OKs Center City Bar/Billiards Parlor; Neighbors Promise Court FightPhiladelphia City Council today gave its final OK to what would be the city's first "upscale" billiards parlor. But the project promises to quickly end up in court.