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  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL WASTE,WATER AND STACKS FOR 4.5 BATHS,KITCHEN AND BAR SINK.INSTALL WATER HEATER,LAUNDRY TUB WASTE AND WATER (SFD)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    905 PINE ST Issued May 17, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE CURB TRAP AND FAI PA20181370336 "SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    939 SPRUCE ST Issued May 17, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    PRESCRIPTIVE ALTERATIONS INCLUDING DEMOLITION OF INTERIOR PARTITIONS FOR RENOVATION OF EXISTING CLASSROOM SPACES INCLUDING ERECTION OF CLASSROOM & SUPPORT SPACES, PROTECTION OF EXISTING COLUMNS W. INSTUMESCENT COATINGS, & ALL OTHER FINISH WORK PER APPROVED PLANS; BUILDING IS FULLY SPRINKLERED. SEPARATE PERMIT REQ'D FOR ANY MECH., ELEC., PLUMB., & FIRESUPP WORK.

    1001-41 WALNUT ST Issued May 17, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    EXTEND NEW NOTIFICATION DEVICES TO NEW NAC EXTENDER PANEL AND ADD NEW INDICATING DEVICES TO EXISTING SLC LOOP AS PER NFPA 72

    801-21 SPRUCE ST Issued May 17, 2018 Comment

12 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    The Rowhouse Boom: Populist Victory or Philadelphia Noir?
    The proudest moment for the Philadelphia rowhouse was in Chicago, of all places. A two-story "Workingman's House" was "put up at the Columbian Exposition," reported Talcott Williams in 1893.
    https://www.phillyhistory.org

24 hours ago

Looking for the pawfect rainy day activity an...

Looking for the pawfect rainy day activity and/or your new best friend? Stop by our Center City PetSmart Adoption Event TODAY (5/19) from 11am - 3pm at 1112 Chestnut Street to meet puppies like Lip and Debbie, kittens like little Neera, and even more adorable adoptables. See you there!

    Morris Animal Refuge
    Looking for the pawfect rainy day activity and/or your new best friend? Stop by our Center City PetSmart Adoption Event TODAY (5/19) from 11am - 3pm at 1112 Chestnut Street to meet puppies like Lip...
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32 hours ago

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32 hours ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    SIDEWALK BRIDGE/SCAFFOLDING

    1232 CHESTNUT ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPAIR MAIN DRAIN IN PARKING LOT-(STORM)PA1#20181290847-"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    801-29 LOCUST ST Issued May 15, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE BATHROOM WASTE LINES AND TOILET, VANITY AND BATHTUB

    223 S JESSUP ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment

43 hours ago

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    Avenue Of The Arts, Inc.
    The first four intersections on the Avenue of the Arts are nearing completion. A new pedestrian friendly Avenue. No puddles at Chestnut Street after days of rain! #avenueofthearts
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44 hours ago

Do you have a dog and enjoy music?

Do you have a dog and enjoy music?

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    Do you have a dog and enjoy music?
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44 hours ago

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    Old Pine Community Center - Summer In The City
    http://oldpinecommunitycenter.org

45 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association Zon...

Washington Square West Civic Association Zoning Committee Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 22nd at 7pm Bluemle Life Sciences Building. 233 South 10th Street Room 101 Agenda as follows: 217 South Jessup Street: RSA-5 Zoning REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF A SUNROOM ADDITION TO AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE AS PART OF AN EXISTING SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLING. THE PROPOSED ZONING IS REFUSED FOR THE FOLLOWING: Min rear yard depth required: 5 Feet, Proposed 0 Feet 1233 Pine Steet: RSA-5 Zoning FOR A BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL OFFICE ON THE FIRST FLOOR WITH TWO (2) FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING ABOVE. NO CHANGE IS HEIGHT AND AREA OF EXISTING STRUCTURE. THE PROPOSED ZONING IS REFUSED FOR THE FOLLOWING: THE PROPOSED USE, TWO-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING, IS PROHIBITED IN THIS ZONING DISTRICT. THE PROPOSED USE, BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL OFFICE, IS PROHIBITED IN THIS ZONING DISTRICT. 1217 Spruce St. NE corner Camac St. thru to Manning Street (Bar X)- CMX-1 Zoning APPLICATION IS PROPOSED SIT DOWN RESTAURANT TO INCLUDE LIVE ENTERTAINMENT FOR MAXIMUM FORTY EIGHT (48) PEOPLE (ASSEMBLY AND ENTERTAINMENT) ON 1ST FLOOR REAR WITH EXISTING KITCHEN ONLY – NO CUSTOMER ACCESS ON 2ND FLOOR REAR IN THE SAME BUILDING WITH EXISTING THREE (3) FAMILY DWELLING ON THE FRONT AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE (SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION). THE PROPOSED ZONING IS REFUSED FOR THE FOLLOWING: THE PROPOSED USE, ASSEMBLY AND ENTERTAINMENT, IS PROHIBITED IN THIS ZONING DISTRICT AND THIS HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY REVIEWED BY ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT (ZBA) AND ANY CHANGE IN USE REQUIRES ADDITIONAL ZBA APPROVAL.

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45 hours ago

The Seger Park Advisory Council is sad to say...

The Seger Park Advisory Council is sad to say good bye to long term members and friends Ed Pereles, Joan Behr and Dick Behr. They have proudly and tirelessly served on the board for several years. We’ve accomplished a lot over the years and we appreciate all their hard work put into keeping the park clean and safe. Best of luck to you all!

    https://www.facebook.com

45 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Keeping you posted: Settle your Real Estate Tax bill today | Department of Revenue
    Did you receive a "Warning of Risk of Tax Foreclosure" letter in the mail? Now is the time to take action! You should pay your Real Estate Tax bill in full or enroll into a payment agreement. Check out the full text of the letter to get more information about programs to help you stay in your home.
    https://beta.phila.gov

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3 days ago

A California-Based Poke Chain Is Coming to Chestnut Street

The poke trend continues to spread in Philly. Pokéworks will bring the Hawaiian cuisine to 1037 Chestnut Street.

    A California-Based Poke Chain Is Coming to Chestnut Street
    Pokéworks has plans to open six locations in Pennsylvania. The poke trend continues to spread in Philly. Pokéworks will bring the Hawaiian cuisine to 1037 Chestnut Street. While the California-based quick-serve's menu includes build-your-own bowls and set menu items, its claim to fame is the poke burrito, a close cousin to the sushi burrito.
    https://www.phillymag.com

3 days ago

The Refuge is closed to the public this (and ...

The Refuge is closed to the public this (and every) Thursday, but don't worry - you can meet some of our awesome adoptable cats today (and every day) at the Center City PetSmart on 1112 Chestnut Street. Cats like beautiful fluffy black panther Baby - just look at that face! Can't make it there today? Stop by this Saturday 11-3 to see many more pets at a special PetSmart adoption event!

    Morris Animal Refuge
    The Refuge is closed to the public this (and every) Thursday, but don't worry - you can meet some of our awesome adoptable cats today (and every day) at the Center City PetSmart on 1112 Chestnut...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Want to learn more about conducting genealogi...

Want to learn more about conducting genealogical research through NARA’s online catalog? Check out the new page on our website that provides helpful information about how to use our catalog: https://www.archives.gov/research/genealogy/catalog-guide

    National Archives Catalog Guide for Genealogists and Family Historians
    The National Archives holds historical U.S. government documents (federal, congressional, and presidential records) that are created or received by the President and his staff, by Congress, by employees of Federal government agencies, and by the Federal courts in the course of their official duties.
    https://www.archives.gov

3 days ago

Rittenhouse Row Spring Fest, Kinetic Sculpture Derby, All Star Craft Beer & Wine Festival and other great events, May 18-25

May 22-24 and 29-30, Fergie’s Pub, 1214 Sansom St., $20, inisnuatheatre.org

8 p.m. to 10 p.m. May 19, William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St. 18+, advanced tickets from $17.89 to $33.72 for VIP and guaranteed entry, $5-$20 at the door as space remains. phillydykemarch.com

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Through May 19, Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut St., ticket prices vary per show, annenbergcenter.org/events

...Fairmount Streets, 12th Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenues, Cadence Cycling and Multisport Center at 5000 Ridge Ave. and Dilworth Park. — G.D...

With the Rectors, at 8 p.m. May 18 at Bourbon & Branch, 705 N. Second St. Tickets: $10 to $12. 215-238-0660.

7 p.m. May 18 at the Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. Sold out. 215-893-1999, kimmelcenter.org.

7 p.m. May 19, at Festival Pier, Columbus Blvd & Spring Garden Street, $65-$59.50, festivalpierphilly.com

8:30 p.m. May 19, Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St. Sold out. 215-232-2100. utphilly.com.

    Rittenhouse Row Spring Fest, Kinetic Sculpture Derby, All Star Craft Beer & Wine Festival and other great events, May 18-25
    More than 50,000 people descend upon Rittenhouse Square for this annual celebration of local food, fashion, and art. Culinary demonstrations, cocktail tastings, and live music are all part of the fun, as are family-friendly activities and shopping opportunities at 100 vendor booths.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

The Woman. The Myth. The Legend. The ROGUE. T...

The Woman. The Myth. The Legend. The ROGUE. Take a look at how Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka went rogue in 2018. A tribute video to 2018 Theater Lovers Fete honoree Blanka Zizka.

    The Wilma Theater
    The Woman. The Myth. The Legend. The ROGUE. Take a look at how Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka went rogue in 2018. A tribute video to 2018 Theater Lovers Fete honoree Blanka Zizka.
    http://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN HVAC SYSTEM TO INCLUDE REGISTERS/DIFFUSER, SUPPLY/EXHAUST DUCTWORK, PIPING, SUPPORTS, AND ALL OTHER WORK AS PER APPROVED PLANS. SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR ELECTRICAL AND PLUMBING WORK.

    1008-34 LOCUST ST Issued May 14, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

Did you know that the Athenaeum of Philadelph...

Did you know that the Athenaeum of Philadelphia has podcasts of some of our programs? Follow the link below to listen to “What Does the City Beautiful Mean for the 21st Century City?” by Paul Goldberger, and more. http://www.philaathenaeum.org/podcasts.html

    Athenaeum of Philadelphia--Podcasts
    219 S. 6th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106-3794 │P: (215) 925-2688 Copyright © 2018 The Athenaeum of Philadelphia
    http://www.philaathenaeum.org

3 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial added 2 new photos.

Intrigued by the Philadelphia Museum of Art's exhibition Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey? Continue your exploration of the tumultuous decade in Dan Buskirk's summer workshop that explores four ground-breaking 1968 films, the impact of which continues to reverberate today. Learn more and register: http://bit.ly/2IogVHt

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial added a new photo.
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3 days ago

"Today’s corporal sequence felt like a (welco...

"Today’s corporal sequence felt like a (welcome) scale model of a “real”-world battle: a constant, inner battle between corporal and mental/goal-oriented desire." Temple University Musical Theater BFA student José Raúl Mangual takes us inside his experience in the HotHouse Intensive. Go further with your theater training with the HotHouse this June in a three week Intensive with HotHouse Company members and teachers. --> https://goo.gl/1nAins

    HotHouse Intensive: Meeting Myself
    Temple University Musical Theater BFA student José Raúl Mangual took part in a HotHouse Intensive this winter. He documented the experience through daily reflections and photos that will be shared as blog posts as we prepare for the Summer Intensive. Alrighty!
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

3 days ago

Philadelphia Is About to Reach Maximum Poké

...one but six locations planned for the region. The first will open this summer at 1037 Chestnut Street in what’s quickly becoming a go-to neighborhood for popular chains, with Federal Donuts...

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...s PokéSpot is opening its third location, and first outside of New York, at 1804 Chestnut Street. Pokéworks [official photo] A spread at Pokéworks

    Philadelphia Is About to Reach Maximum Poké
    Southern California-based poké shop Pokéworks is heading to Philly, with not one but six locations planned for the region. The first will open this summer at 1037 Chestnut Street in what's quickly becoming a go-to neighborhood for popular chains, with Federal Donuts and District Taco going into the East Market development and Luke's Lobster, Honeygrow, and Shake Shack (not yet open) just down the street.
    https://philly.eater.com

3 days ago

LIVING. ADVENTUROUS. ART. The 2018/19 Season ...

LIVING. ADVENTUROUS. ART. The 2018/19 Season promises to be an unparalleled theatrical journey. See all four shows at a great price. --> https://goo.gl/wXS2U6

    2018/2019 Season | The Wilma Theater
    https://wilmatheater.org

4 days ago

Seger Park shared a Page.

Not for just Dog Lovers

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4 days ago

BZ BZ, oh what you do for American theatre! ...

BZ BZ, oh what you do for American theatre! Artistic Director Blanka Zizka will be a part of a American Theatre magazine panel of immigrants and first-generation Americans working in the theatre to discuss their work and what it signifies in an age of rising anti-immigrant hysteria and violence.

    AT Live Event! Stage Migrations: Immigrants and the American Theatre
    On May 23, AT senior editor Diep Tran will moderate a conversation with Blanka Zizka, Carmen Rivera, Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, Maria Goyanes, Ngozi Anyanwu, Immigrants and refugees are woven into the fabric of American identity, and American theatre has always reflected that, from Yiddish theatre to El Teatro Campesino to and the Ufot cycle.
    https://www.americantheatre.org

4 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Pennsylvania Elections - County Results
    https://www.electionreturns.pa.gov

4 days ago

Here are today's cheapest rentals in Washington Square, Philadelphia

Listed at $935/month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at 928 Pine St., is 35.5 percent less than the $1,450/month median rent for a one bedroom in Washington Square.

This studio condo, situated at 1324 Locust St., is listed for $995/month for its 320-square-feet of space.

Here's a studio condo at 319 S. 10th St., which, at 400-square-feet, is going for $1,095/month.

And here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo at 260 S. Ninth St., which, with 500-square-feet, is going for $1,395/month.

Listed at $1,400/month, this 400-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo is located at 1320 Pine St.

    Here are today's cheapest rentals in Washington Square, Philadelphia
    Finding a bargain can be a challenge if you're looking for a new spot to live on a budget. So what does the low-end rent on a rental in Washington Square look like these days--and what might you get for your money?
    http://6abc.com

4 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Seger Park
    Community Action Notice-Electronic Waste Collection A Fifth Grade Class (as part of its Service-Learning Project) from McCall School in conjunction with the Philadelphia Streets Department is hosting...
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4 days ago

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia shared Philadel...

If you haven't already seen it, be sure to catch the latest episode of Philadelphia: The Great Experiment. You will see our very own Bruce Laverty (the Athenaeum's Gladys Brooks Curator of Architecture), as well as Board Member David B. Brownlee. It also features historian (and Athenaeum shareholder) Thomas H. Keels, and writing by Nathaniel Popkin (former Athenaeum Writer in Residence).

    Philadelphia The Great Experiment: World Stage (1872 - 1899)
    Philadelphia celebrates the Centennial of the USA with a spectacular World's Fair in 1876. The merchant John Wanamaker captures the spirit of the times with his grand department store. He leads the effort to build a city within the city for the Fair, including the largest building in the world.
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4 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    'Misleading' ballot question would tweak Philly school board process
    A charter change before Philadelphians Tuesday would give City Council more power over the composition of the city's new school board, although the wording of the actual ballot question could leave some voters confused. Ballot question No.
    https://whyy.org

4 days ago

You know warm weather is here when ColorWheel...

You know warm weather is here when ColorWheels rolls out! Catch our mobile art studio at the Philadelphia Children's Festival at the Annenberg Center this week. We'll be there Thursday, Friday, and Saturday! While you wait, watch this super fun video and think about hosting ColorWheels at your own event.

    ColorWheels: Delivering Creativity to Your Neighborhood!
    ColorWheels is Fleisher's mobile art studio, launched in 2012. Dubbed the "Swiss Army Knife of art," ColorWheels delivers creative experiences directly to community members in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. The van is equipped with the tools and supplies needed for Fleisher's teaching artists to guide community members in hands-on culturally inspired mini workshops, collaborative public art projects, and art technique demonstrations.
    https://www.youtube.com/

4 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Josh Shapiro
    Polls are now open in PA until 8pm. We created the AG's Election Integrity Guide so you know your voting rights and some "dos and donts" for Election Day. Like, is it permissible to take a selfie 🤳...
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4 days ago

A lot of surprises and fun was had last night...

A lot of surprises and fun was had last night at The Wilma Theater Lover’s Fete. More photos to come! #wilmafete

    The Wilma Theater
    A lot of surprises and fun was had last night at The Wilma Theater Lover's Fete. More photos to come! #wilmafete
    http://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

The Wilma Theater updated their cover photo.

    The Wilma Theater
    The Wilma Theater updated their cover photo.
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