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  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 800AMP SERVICE 11 GANG METER SOCKET COMPLETE REWIRE OF BUILDING INCLUDING ALL ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS AND INTERCOM AS PER 2008 NEC (WEST DISTRICT) INSTALL FIRE ALARM AS PER NFPA72

    4726 CHESTNUT ST Issued January 18, 2018 Comment

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Mantua artist's resistance pushes Philly to build a better grocery store | Inga Saffron

...rowhouses divided into apartments. Lomax has built several complexes on this model, including one at 46th and Sansom in Spruce Hill. It’s a bizarre format that requires a separate entrance and staircase...

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...developer, Charles Lomax, says it will start with 72-unit mid-rise apartment building at 37th and Haverford. Twenty percent of the units will be available to people earning below Philadelphia’s median...

    Mantua artist's resistance pushes Philly to build a better grocery store | Inga Saffron
    Artist James Dupree was merely trying to hang on to his spacious Mantua studio when he challenged the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority's attempt to seize the workshop on Haverford Avenue for a massive, suburban-style supermarket. His bare-knuckle fight ended up saving the neighborhood.
    http://www.philly.com

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Want to help protect historic buildings? Come to Historic Preservation Task Force meeting in West Philadelphia

On Thursday, Jan. 18, residents are invited to learn more about the Philadelphia Historic Preservation Task Force, which was created by Mayor Jim Kenney in May 2017. The meeting will take place at the Enterprise Center (4548 Market St) beginning at 6:30 p.m. 

    Want to help protect historic buildings? Come to Historic Preservation Task Force meeting in West Philadelphia
    Over the past few years, we've lost a number of historic buildings in West Philadelphia, from churches to old Victorian homes and mansions to new construction.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

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At West Lofts, residents report sub-par living conditions

...inspectors and a captain from the PFD Fire Code Unit conducted a thorough inspection of 4700 Walnut Street and did not find insufficient heat or violations of the construction or fire codes,” L...

    At West Lofts, residents report sub-par living conditions
    The problems started even before the tenants were handed the keys to their new apartments at West Lofts. "I was scheduled to move in early in July and not only was my unit not ready, but none of the units were ready for those scheduled to move in," said one resident in an online review.
    https://philly.curbed.com

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  • SIGN PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF TWO (2) NON-ILLUMINATED FLAT WALL (CHANNEL LETTERS) SIGNS; (1) 3'H X 33'-4"W = 100 SF, (1) 2'H X 22'3"H = 44.5 SF. SIGNS ACCESSORY TO AN EXISTING RETAIL WEARING APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES AS PER PLANS,

    20-26 S 52ND ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF TWO (2) NON-ILLUMINATED FLAT WALL (CHANNEL LETTERS) SIGNS; (1) 3'H X 33'-4"W = 100 SF, (1) 2'H X 22'3"H = 44.5 SF. SIGNS ACCESSORY TO AN EXISTING RETAIL WEARING APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES FROM BASEMENT THROUGH THIRD FLOORS IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLANS.

    20-26 S 52ND ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL SERVICE 400AMP AND REWIRE 2 APARTMENTS & 1 STORE FRONT AS PER 2008 NEC. (WEST DISTRICT) AND FIRE ALARM AS PER NFPA 72

    35 S 52ND ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment

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Spruce Hill Zoning, Fair Districts PA West Philly meetings tonight

4508-10 Walnut Street (Google Street View image).

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A Spruce Hill Zoning Committee meeting will take place at the Spruce Hill Center (257 S. 45th St) and will inform neighborhood residents about two proposals: Conversion of three-unit building to five units at 424 S. 45th St. and conversion of nine existing apartments into 18 at 4508-10 Walnut St.

A Spruce Hill Zoning Committee meeting will take place at the Spruce Hill Center (257 S. 45th St) and will inform neighborhood residents about two proposals: Conversion of three-unit building to five units at 424 S. 45th St. and conversion of nine existing apartments into 18 at 4508-10 Walnut St.

...holding a Newcomers meeting tonight at 6 p.m. at the Walnut Street West Library (40th and Walnut). Gerrymandering is the practice of legislators creating voting districts to give themselves an unfair advantage...

    Spruce Hill Zoning, Fair Districts PA West Philly meetings tonight
    Residents are invited to get more information about development projects in Spruce Hill and how to get involved with nonpartisan group Fair Districts PA at two community meetings on Monday, Jan. 8. A Spruce Hill Zoning Committee meeting will take place at the Spruce Hill Center (257 S. 45th S
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

Jan 08

Multiple water main breaks plague Philadelphia

On Sansom Street at 47th Street, a portion of the sidewalk had frozen to a solid sheet of ice thanks to broken pipes.

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"It's icy, it's dangerous," said Alfreda Sims, from outside of her home on the 5800 block of Hazel Street. "It's not good at all."

    Multiple water main breaks plague city
    Residents marveled at the sheet of ice forming on a portion of roadway in West Philadelphia Sunday evening. The culprit: a broken water main. "It's icy, it's dangerous," said Alfreda Sims, from outside of her home on the 5800 block of Hazel Street. "It's not good at all."
    http://6abc.com

Jan 06

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