46 hours ago

  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN AUTOMATIC FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13 TO INCLUDE BACKFLOW PREVENTION ASSEMBLY, 2-INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE, AND A STANDPIPE RISER PER NFPA 14 AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

    1534 RIDGE AVE Issued June 14, 2018 Comment

46 hours ago

3 days ago

  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A FIVE (5) STORY - TYPE VA CONSTRUCTION - MIXED USE BUILDING WITH ROOF DECK AND ROOF DECK ACCESS STRUCTURE; FOR USE AS EIGHT (8) FAMILY DWELLING WITH VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACES (SEPARATE U&O AND C/O) REQUIRED. ENTIRE BUIDING TO BE SPRINKLER PER NFPA 13 AND EXIT STAIRWAYS TO BE EQUIPPED WITH STANDPIPES. VARIANCE GRANTED UNDER BBS CASE NO. 27969. SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR MEP AND FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK.

    1540-42 RIDGE AVE Issued June 13, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    AMEND BUILDIMG FOUMDATION PERMIT #856532 FOR A NEW FOUNDATION DESIGN AS PER PLANS.

    1519 RIDGE AVE Issued June 13, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

The Rise, Fall, & Revival Of North Broad’s Opera Palace

...a-show. Months before his company’s performances at the Academy, Hammerstein purchased property at 858 North Broad Street with the intention of erecting a theater on the site of a mansion belonging to...

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...it would threaten the building’s sustainability for years. Many Philadelphians viewed the intersection of Poplar and Broad as too remote from Center City–a “howling wilderness,” in the words of music chronicler...

    The Rise, Fall, & Revival Of North Broad's Opera Palace
    Despite its sizeable dimensions, the Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House has for many years remained remarkably discreet on North Broad Street, overshadowed by its more obtrusive commercial neighbors. When its doors closed to the public in the 1950s, a fascinating history was sealed, for few now know the Met's cultural significance or can recall the illustrious pageant of artistic performances once presented on its stage.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

4 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL DRAIN AND WATER LINES FROM BASEMENT TO 14 TOILETS 14 SINKS 14 TUB/SHOWER 9 KITCHEN SINK 9 LAUNDRY PER 2004 PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE

    1431-33 BROWN ST Issued June 12, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

Blue Note Salon at Icebox reflects on art, jazz and activism in North Philadelphia

Inspired by the Blue Note jazz club, a legendary performance venue at 15th and Ridge where black luminaries of the 1950s and 60s once held court, Black Quantum Futurism (artists...

    Blue Note Salon at Icebox reflects on art, jazz and activism in North Philadelphia
    This week on Artblog Radio we're featuring audio from the Blue Note Salon, an April 21st panel curated by Black Quantum Futurism at the Icebox Project Space. This interactive discussion covers a wide range of topics from the role of jazz musicians and jazz culture in paving the way for the Civil Rights Movement to...
    https://www.theartblog.org

Jun 10

Philly’s light-hearted events about the serious work of fathers

Wednesday, June 13: The Committee’s annual awards ceremony and reception at The View, 800 N. Broad St.

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Sunday June 10: There will be a sermon on the importance of fathers at Mt. Airy Church of God, 6401 Ogontz Ave.

    Philly's light-hearted events about the serious work of fathers
    Philadelphia's Father's Day Rally Committee will be organizing a series of events this week, in the hope of bringing more recognition to fatherhood as well as showing support to fathers. The Committee has prepared a wide range of events in the city, from light hearted activities to tough conversations about fatherhood.
    https://whyy.org

Jun 10

  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    AMEND BUILDING PERMIT #854348 PER UPDATED PLANS CONCERNING THE FOLLOWING; UNDERPINNING AT ADJACENT STRUCTURES NOT REQUIRED. REVISED FOUNDATION PLANS AND SECTIONS. SEE PLANS APPROVED UNDER AP# 871555.

    806 N 15TH ST Issued June 8, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    AMEND BUILDING PERMIT #845053 PER UPDATED PLANS CONCERNING THE FOLLOWING; UNDERPINNING AT ADJACENT STRUCTURES NOT REQUIRED. REVISED FOUNDATION PLANS AND SECTIONS.

    804 N 15TH ST Issued June 8, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13R, WITH A TWO-INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE, AS PER APPROVED PLANS. ALL WORK SHALL BE PERFORMED BY A FIRE SUPPRESSION CONTRACTOR LICENSED BY THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.

    804 N 15TH ST Issued June 7, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN AUTOMATIC WET SPRINKLER SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13, USING A NEW 2" FIRE SERVICE LINE, NEW 2-1/2" BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICE, FOR A NEW FOUR (4) STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH ROOF DECK AND PILOT HOUSE, USED AS VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE ON FIRST FLOOR, WITH SINGLE-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING ABOVE, AS PER PLANS; SEE AP#815532 FOR BUILDING PERMIT.

    1509 RIDGE AVE Issued June 7, 2018 Comment

Jun 09

Jun 08

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION: INTERIOR PLUMBING;4 STORY STRUCTURE; ROOF DECK; VACANT COMMERCIAL, CELLAR & FIRST FLOOR (SEPARATE USE REGISTRATION PERMIT IS REQUIRED PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY);1 SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING ABOVE; -THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    1509 RIDGE AVE Issued June 4, 2018 Comment
  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF AN EXISTING ATTACHED THREE (3) STORY MASONRY STRUCTURE.STRUCTURE TO BE DEMOLISHED BY BOTH HAND DEMOLITION. PEDESTRIAN PROTECTION TO BE IN PLACE PRIOR TO START OF WORK AND TO BE MAINTAINED DURING ALL DEMOLITION ACTIVITIES. SEPARATE STREETS DEPARTMENT APPROVAL REQUIRED FOR SIDEWALK CLOSURE.

    1540-42 RIDGE AVE Issued June 5, 2018 Comment

Jun 07

Aaron Mott posted 1 photo to Flickr:

Jun 03

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE(MAXIMUM HEIGHT NTE 55 FEET) WITH ROOF DECKS ABOVE ACCESSED BY TWO PILOT HOUSES FIRST FLOOR FOR COMMERCIAL USES AS PERMITTED IN THE DISTRICT(USE REGISTRATION REQUIRED PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY) FOR EIGHT(8) DWELLING UNITS ON FLOORS TWO THRU FIVE.

    1540-42 RIDGE AVE Issued May 31, 2018 Comment

Jun 02

  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    5 RESIDENTIAL UNITS AT BASEMENT LEVEL (EXCLUDING COMMERCIAL SPACE). 5 RESIDENTIAL UNITS AT 1ST FLOOR (EXCLUDING COMMERCIAL SPACE). 6 UNITS AT 2ND FLOOR

    1533-39 PARRISH ST Issued May 29, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A ONE (1) INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE AND AN AUTOMATIC FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM AS PER NFPA 13D. ALL WORK SHALL BE DONE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPROVED PLANS/HYDRAULIC CALCULATIONS.

    1524 PARRISH ST Issued May 30, 2018 Comment

Jun 02

Jun 01

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 100AMP NEW SERVICE AND NEW PANEL 30 CIRCUIT BREAKER PER 2008 NEC (SFD)

    1531 SWAIN ST Issued May 30, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A ONE (1) INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE AND AN AUTOMATIC FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM AS PER NFPA 13D. ALL WORK SHALL BE DONE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPROVED PLANS/HYDRAULIC CALCULATIONS.

    1522-24 PARRISH ST Issued May 30, 2018 Comment

Jun 01

May 31

May 30

  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A 2 STORY WOOD FRAMED SFD FULL CELLAR FLAT ROOF AS FOR USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING PER SUBMITTED PLANS. (SEE APPLICATION 859234 FOR PLANS)

    1524 PARRISH ST Issued May 24, 2018 Comment

May 30

May 28

May 27

  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A 3 STORY WOOD FRAMED SFD FULL CELLAR FLAT ROOF AS FOR USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING PER SUBMITTED PLANS (SEE APPLICATION 859234 FOR PLANS)

    1538 PARRISH ST Issued May 24, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A 3 STORY WOOD FRAMED SFD FULL CELLAR FLAT ROOF AS FOR USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING PER SUBMITTED PLANS (SEE APPLICATION 859234 FOR PLANS)

    1536 PARRISH ST Issued May 24, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A 2 STORY WOOD FRAMED SFD FULL CELLAR FLAT ROOF AS FOR USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING PER SUBMITTED PLANS

    1522-24 PARRISH ST Issued May 24, 2018 Comment
  • USE PERMIT

    LEGALIZE THE CONTINUED COMMERCIAL USE OF FIRST FLOOR AND TWO (2) HOUSEHOLD LIVING UNITS ON 2ND AND 3RD FLOORS

    828 N BROAD ST Issued May 24, 2018 Comment

May 27

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May 25

Harriet E.G. Margolis, 80, wine-company executive and civic fund-raiser

Memorial donations may be made to Project H.O.M.E., 1515 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia. Pa. 19130, or the Academy of Vocal Arts, 1920 Spruce St., Philadelphia Pa. 19103.

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Memorial donations may be made to Project H.O.M.E., 1515 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia. Pa. 19130, or the Academy of Vocal Arts, 1920 Spruce St., Philadelphia Pa. 19103.

    Harriet E.G. Margolis, 80, wine-company executive and civic fund-raiser
    Harriet E.G. Margolis, 80, a former Gladwyne resident, business executive, and fundraiser for charitable causes in Philadelphia, died Thursday, May 17, of cancer at her home in Naples, Fla. In 1964, she married businessman Sheldon B. Margolis.
    http://www.philly.com

May 25

The Met Philadelphia will open in December, gets action-packed trailer of renovation footage

The Met, boasting National Register of Historic Places-status since ’72, is located at 858 N. Broad St., close to the intersection of Broad and Poplar. The massive 39,200-square-foot building...

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...status since ’72, is located at 858 N. Broad St., close to the intersection of Broad and Poplar. The massive 39,200-square-foot building was built in 1908, and now, (*cue dramatic...

    The Met Philadelphia will open in December, gets action-packed trailer of renovation footage - The Key
    There's a new venue coming to town. Once called the Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House, and now rebranded simply as The Met Philadelphia, the rebirth of a long-dormant Philly venue was announced back in November of 2016, and a is starting ... Continued
    http://thekey.xpn.org

May 25

  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    AMENDING PERMIT AP#733088 TO REFLECT THE CORRECTION ADDRESS: 831 N 15TH ST "A" ON THE CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY.

    831 N 15TH ST Issued May 22, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A TWO (2) INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE WITH BACKFLOW PREVENTOR FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM AS PER NFPA 13R AS PER APPROVED PLANS AND CALCULATIONS FOR A TWO (2) FAMILY DWELLING.

    806 N 15TH ST Issued May 22, 2018 Comment

May 23

10 Philly nonprofits to support on the 'Day Without A Starbucks'

Where: 832 N. Broad St.

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Following the unwarranted arrests of black entrepreneurs Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson at the 18th and Spruce cafe last month, Starbucks promised to make a change. The coffee giant announced it would...

Where: 1324 W. Clearfield St.

Where: 5548 Chestnut St., first floor

Where: 301-305 N. Ninth St.

Where: 1216 Arch St., fourth floor

Where: 1219 Vine St.

Where: 600 Washington Ave., second floor, unit 18UA

Where: 216 W. Somerset St.

DYK: You can see a piece of the Berlin Wall in the garden of the German Society of PA (Sixth & Spring Garden) #BillyPennGram

    10 Philly nonprofits to support on the 'Day Without A Starbucks'
    What do you have planned for May 29? Hopefully not a cup of Starbucks coffee. Following the unwarranted arrests of black entrepreneurs Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson at the 18th and Spruce cafe last month, Starbucks promised to make a change. The coffee giant announced it would close all 8,000 of its U.S.
    https://billypenn.com

May 23

  • OPERATIONS PERMIT

    HOTWORKS: WELDING/CUTTING/SOLDERING/TORCH WORK - PERMIT EXPIRES 05/21/2019

    827-37 N BROAD ST Issued May 21, 2018 Comment

May 21

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