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House of Umoja, Inc. Launches 50th Anniversary With Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. During “Peace-A-Thon”
...release on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 at the University of Pennsylvania’s Rotunda Theatre at 4014 Walnut Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is part of the PEACE-A-THON program which is a component...This article has 2 other Philadelphia locations (Show)
...Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Program. The award ceremony will be held in Houston Hall at 3417 Spruce Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mr. John Noltner, award-winning photographer and founder of “A Peace Of...
St. Mary’s Church at 3916 Locust Walk on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus will serve as the site of a live...
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Demolition begins at 42nd and Chestnut to make room for pre-fab apartment building
Demolition of “Wash ‘n Lube” car wash has begun on the 4100 block of Chestnut Street to make room for a pre-fab 6-story 130-unit apartment building (see rendering...
...to go through zoning or community approval. Nevertheless, the plan for the proposed building at 4125 Chestnut Street was presented at September’s Spruce Hill Community Association zoning meeting as a heads up...
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I had heard Penn students talk about “The Penn Bubble,” stretching from 34th to 40th and Walnut to Spruce, time and time again. I eventually came to the conclusion that this infamous...
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Join us! Apply to 34th Street Magazine staff here: http://www.34st.com/article/2018/01/34th-street-magazine-spring-2018-staff-application Meet us! Attend one of the DP info sessions on Jan 16th in JMHH F85 and on the 17th in SHDH 1206 and come visit the 34th Street Office at the DP Open House at 4015 Walnut on the 18th.
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INSTALL NEW LIGHTS AND BRANCH POWER RECEPTS FOR NEW CONNECTING ADDITION USE OF EXISTING BUILDING ELECTRICAL PANELS AND BRANCH POWER AS PER 2008 NEC (WEST DISTRICT) INSTALL FIRE ALARM DEVICES IN ADDITION, FIRE ALARM DEVICES FROM EXISTING BUILDING INFRASTRUCTURE AS PER NFPA72
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MAKE SAFE PERMIT - FOR (REPAIR ROOF THAT IS DETERIATED. ADDRESS MAIN ROOF DECORATIVE FEATURE,(CORNICE THAT ARE LOOSE REMOVE LOOSE MATERIALS ON SIDE REAR, POINT RED BRICK) TO RESOLVE CASE #597453. ABUTTING SIDEWALK MUST BE CLOSED WITH FENCING A MINIMUM OF 6? IN HEIGHT. SEPARATE STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMIT REQUIRED FOR SIDEWALK CLOSURE. A SEPARATE PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL ALTERATIONS THAT ARE NOT SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSED ON CASE #597453.
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The Engine 46 Firehouse (nominated by the Preservation Alliance) has been added to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places, along with four others at today's meeting of the Philadelphia Historical Commission. You can review the nomination here: www.phila.gov/historical/Documents/1401-S-Water-St-nomination.pdf Also added today: - Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church (3200 Belgrade St, nominated by Celeste Morello) - 2 E. Chestnut Hill Avenue (nominated by Chestnut Hill Conservancy) - 4058 Chestnut St (nominated by University City Historical Society) - Harbisons Dairies (and milk bottle!; 2041-55 Coral St, nominated by the Keeping Society of Philadelphia) Kudos to all nominators and property stewards