1 hour ago

Bella Vista church re-lists in latest twist of preservation battle

...Commission announced Monday that although it had voted in favor of adding the church at 1020-24 Christian Street to the Register of Historic Places, by the commission’s rules there actually weren’t...

    Bella Vista church re-lists in latest twist of preservation battle
    A preservation battle over a Bella Vista church with many twists and turns has ended in a surprising fashion: After a faulty historic designation, the Christian Street Baptist Church will most likely meet the wrecking ball instead if another buyer doesn't come forward.
    https://philly.curbed.com

21 hours ago

Briefly protected and then not: Bella Vista church again headed for demolition

Feibush said he hopes to start demolition of the property, located at 1024 Christian St., “by early 2018.” According to Karen Guss, a spokeswoman for the Department of Licenses and...

    Briefly protected and then not: Bella Vista church again headed for demolition
    Due to a misunderstanding of the rules that govern how the Historical Commission votes, it turns out the Christian Street Baptist Church did not earn historic protection. Developer Ori Feibush plans to replace it with townhouses. - Caitlin McCabe, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

24 hours ago

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    Fleisher Art Memorial
    https://smile.amazon.com/
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Updated 29 hours ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE WATER HEATER

    1107-09 CARPENTER ST Issued November 14, 2017

33 hours ago

BVNA Fall 2017 Newsletter

(215) 627-0057

    BVNA Fall 2017 Newsletter
    Copyright 2013 Bella Vista Neighbors Association | P.O. Box 63955 | Philadelphia, PA 19147 | (215) 627-0057 | The creation of this website was the result of shared creative planning by both Bella Vista Neighbors Association and Scott Fichter at Blue Fox Creative
    http://www.bellavistaneighbors.org

37 hours ago

2 days ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association is at Palum...

Need mulch? Help yourself to some from this pile at the SW corner of 9th & Bainbridge. (Leftovers thanks to our local Tree Tending group)

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Need mulch? Help yourself to some from this pile at the SW corner of 9th & Bainbridge. (Leftovers thanks to our local Tree Tending group)
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF A TWO (2) STORY BUILDING TO CREATE A VACANT LOT.

    1020-24 CHRISTIAN ST Issued November 16, 2017

2 days ago

  • Theft

    • Thefts

      1000 Block Washington Av November 7, 2017 @ 10:28 a.m. Comment
    • Thefts

      1200 Block Washington Av November 10, 2017 @ 5:42 p.m. Comment

2 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    SEAL LATERAL PA20173210518 REMOVE HOUSE TRAP AND HERMETICALLY SEALING THE LATERAL BY A CAP OR PLUG PER SECTION P-606.1 OF THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004 - "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"

    1020-24 CHRISTIAN ST Issued November 17, 2017 Comment

2 days ago

3 days ago

Graffiti removal requests submitted through t...

Graffiti removal requests submitted through the 311 app are swiftly addressed. Try it yourself and see how fast it gets cleaned up.

    What Happens After I Request Graffiti Removal?
    Find out the process CLIP takes to remove graffiti after you send in a removal request to Philly311.
    https://www.youtube.com/

3 days ago

  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    TO AMEND PERMIT (A/P #760696) PER REVISED PLAN TO CHANGE ROOF DECK FRAMING, EXTENSION OF INTERIOR SPIRAL STAIRCASE AND PILOT HOUSE FINISH IN AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING,

    906 S ALDER ST Issued November 16, 2017 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    RELOCATE INTERIOR STAIR FROM 1ST FLOOR TO 2ND FLOOR AND FROM 2ND FLOOR TO 3RD FLOOR. AND TO REINFORCE EXISTING FLOOR JOISTS AT ALL FLOORS AS PER PLANS.

    1161 S 11TH ST Issued November 16, 2017 Comment

3 days ago

3 days ago

It's Marathon Weekend and there will be stree...

It's Marathon Weekend and there will be street closures Saturday AND Sunday in our area:

    Here the long list of Philadelphia Marathon road closures, SEPTA detours
    Brace yourselves, Philly: This weekend, thousands of people will take to the streets to hit some serious pavement for the 24th annual AACR Philadelphia Marathon. The big 26.2-miler takes place on Sunday, but shorter-length races will kick off Marathon Weekend on Saturday.
    https://philly.curbed.com

4 days ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Coun...

    Councilman Mark Squilla
    Councilman Mark Squilla, Philadelphia, PA. 6.6K likes. Mark Squilla represents City Council's First District, a diverse and growing area that stretches along the Delaware River from his native South...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

A big guide to Philly’s holiday markets

This popular event returns for its 12th year on Saturday, December 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 1241 Carpenter Street. The brigade brings dozens of local artists together, and you can peruse and purchase as you wish.

This article has 9 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where: Dilworth Park in front of City Hall (1 S. 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102)

Where: Greensgrow Farms (2503 E. Firth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19125)

Where: Drexel University (3501 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104)

Where: The trolley leaves at 53rd and Baltimore and 35th and Lancaster every half hour

Where: The trolley leaves at 53rd and Baltimore and 35th and Lancaster every half hour

Where: Bartram’s Garden (5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19143)

Where: 7165 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19119

Where: BOK Building (1901 S 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148)

Where: Rotunda building (4014 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104)

    A big guide to Philly's holiday markets
    The holiday season is in swing! And while you could just get all of your shopping done with the click of a button, where's the holiday spirit in that? Behold: The coolest festive shopping events happening in Philly this month, from holiday markets to craft shows to pop-up shops.
    https://philly.curbed.com

4 days ago

Looks like the teenage students in Marie Elci...

Looks like the teenage students in Marie Elcin and Jillian Kesselman's 2D Animation class had a blast this term. Check out their great work on YouTube!

    Happy Saturday!
    2D animations created by teen students in the Saturday program at Fleisher Art Memorial, Fall 2017 with instructor Marie Elcin and assistant Jillian Kesselman
    https://www.youtube.com/

4 days ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Sout...

    South Street Police Mini Station
    South Street Police Mini Station, Philadelphia, PA. 59 likes · 5 talking about this · 184 were here. Part of the 3rd Police District -- the mini-station provides a more local home base of operations...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

  • 1100

    • Fraud

      700 Block S. Alder St. November 14, 2017 @ 7:40 p.m. Comment

4 days ago

5 days ago

5 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    1.5 BATH,1 KITCHEN AND LAUNDRY (SFD)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    763 S 13TH ST Issued November 14, 2017 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    APPLICATION IS FOR THE PARTIAL DEMOLITION OF EXISTING STRUCTURE AT REAR, FOR THE ERECTION OF A SECOND AND THIRD FLOOR REAR ADDITION AND FOR THE ERECTION OF A REAR DECK AT SECOND FLOOR, FOR A VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE AT FIRST FLOOR (USE REGISTRATION PERMIT REQUIRED PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY) IN THE SAME BUILDING WITH TWO(2) FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING FROM SECOND FLOOR THROUGH THIRD FLOOR. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION.

    773 S 11TH ST Issued November 14, 2017 Comment

5 days ago

6 days ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Sout...

https://www.facebook.com/events/1904561739861498??ti=ia

    Bridget Foy's Fire Relief Benefit
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial added an event.

The winter term for children and youth begins Saturday, January 13, and runs through Saturday, March 17. Entrance into the Saturday Young Artists Program is by lottery only. Learn more about the program and enter the lottery through November 19 at http://fleisher.org/take-a-class/saturday-young-artist-program.

    Winter Saturday Young Artists Program Begins
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Using a core palette of colors, learn methods...

Using a core palette of colors, learn methods for painting the still-life and figure with solvent-free and easy-to-clean-up acrylic paints. Techniques like blending, layering, and impasto are demonstrated, along with a variety of acrylic mediums and modifiers. Drawing experience is recommended. Winter term classes begin January 8.

    Acrylic Painting with Fred Kaplan
    Using a core palette of colors, learn methods for painting the still-life and figure with solvent-free and easy-to-clean-up acrylic paints. Techniques like blending, layering and impasto are demonstrated, along with a variety of acrylic mediums and modifiers. Drawing experience is recommended.
    http://fleisher.org

Nov 14

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Home...

Nearby Roz bakery celebrating 20 years at their current location with tastings and giveaways this Sunday.

    20th Anniversary Celebration
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 14

Bella Vista church saved from demolition; Feibush redevelopment off

Feibush’s decision, which came on the heels of a 5-4 vote by the commission, means the chapel and the associated buildings at 1024 Christian St. — a 7,200-square-foot lot — are once again looking for a buyer.

    Bella Vista church saved from demolition; Feibush redevelopment off
    By a 5-4 vote with two abstentions, the Christian Street Baptist Church was designated as historic, derailing developer Ori Feibush's plans to demolish the building and build five town homes in its place. - Caitlin McCabe, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

Nov 14

South Philly Focused Deterrence Gun Violence Prevention Community Meeting Wed 11-15-2017 6pm-7pm

South Philly Focused Deterrence Gun Violence Prevention Community Meeting Wed 11-15-2017 6pm-7pm located at the Williams Temple CME 3133 Reed Street

Nov 13

I just found out that Kimball Street use to b...

I just found out that Kimball Street use to be Auburn Street till 1897, does anyone know why it became Kimball Street?

    DOR - Historic Streets Index
    https://www.phillyhistory.org

Nov 13

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared thei...

1008 Christian street through to Salter St -- lot subdivision.

    Zoning Committee
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 13

November Zoning Meeting details:

November Zoning Meeting details:

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Zoning Meeting Tue., Nov. 14, 7:30 Palumbo Rec. Center (10th & Fitzwater)
    http://mailchi.mp

Nov 13

Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphi...

On Friday the Philadelphia Historical Commission approved nominations for Trinity Church Oxford Parish House (6901 Rising Sun Ave, nominated by the Alliance) and Christian Street Baptist Church (1020-24 Christian St, nominated by Oscar Beisert) for listing on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places. It was the longest Commission meeting in recent memory, seven hours all told. Four additional properties were also added on Friday. Congrats to all nominators and neighborhood stakeholders.

    Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
    Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2,291 likes · 85 talking about this · 24 were here. The Preservation Alliance actively promotes the appreciation,...
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 13

November 13: BVNA General Meeting

(215) 627-0057

    November 13: BVNA General Meeting
    Copyright 2013 Bella Vista Neighbors Association | P.O. Box 63955 | Philadelphia, PA 19147 | (215) 627-0057 | The creation of this website was the result of shared creative planning by both Bella Vista Neighbors Association and Scott Fichter at Blue Fox Creative
    http://www.bellavistaneighbors.org

Nov 12

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 3 BRANCH CIRCUIT FOR RECEPTACLES,OUTLETS CONNECTING TO EXISTING 100AMP SERVICE PER 2008 NEC(SFD)

    763 S 13TH ST Issued November 10, 2017 Comment

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