3 hours ago

Night Market Philadelphia is attending an eve...

Because Night Market is a family friendly event! 🍴

    Night Market Philadelphia
    Because Night Market is a family friendly event! 🍴
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3 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

After gracing the skies above Philadelphia for just about 15 hours today, the Sun is now setting over the city of Philadelphia. We are providing a live look at the end of this longest span of daylight this year which began at 5:32 am and will come to a close at 8:32 pm. http://bit.ly/2ynBymy

    The Franklin Institute
    After gracing the skies above Philadelphia for just about 15 hours today, the Sun is now setting over the city of Philadelphia. We are providing a live look at the end of this longest span of...
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4 hours ago

The Food Trust is attending an event at Gaybo...

The streets are closed and the trucks are open!

    The Food Trust
    The Food Trust, Philadelphia, PA. 14K likes. Ensuring that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food. The Food Trust, a nonprofit founded in...
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5 hours ago

Night Market Philadelphia is attending an eve...

The streets are closed and the trucks are open! 🍴🌈

    Night Market Philadelphia
    The streets are closed and the trucks are open! 🍴🌈
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6 hours ago

In 1998, Koko, a gorilla that had been taught...

In 1998, Koko, a gorilla that had been taught to communicate through sign language, took to the internet in an online chatroom. This was first (and only) “inter-species” online chat ever conducted, and the results were: surprising. The Franklin Institute’s Chief Digital Officer Susan Poulton facilitated the event and tells her story, and, in memory of the extraordinary ape, provided the rare transcript for us to share. http://bit.ly/2KdxiuH Koko, who was born in 1971 and lived to be 46, passed away this week. http://bit.ly/2KdxiuH

    When Koko the Gorilla Chatted Online
    I woke up this morning and learned that Koko the gorilla had passed away peacefully in her sleep last night at the age of 46. Twenty years ago, I had the honor of producing the first ever inter-species online "live chat" with Koko and her caregiver Dr. Penny Patterson, part of a series of internet firsts we achieved at AOL (America Online).
    https://www.fi.edu

8 hours ago

Night Market Philadelphia added 3 new photos ...

1. Find your Night Market Philadelphia: Gayborhood crew! Friends don't let friends eat alone. 🍴 2. Know your angles! It's #NationalSelfieDay (bit.ly/2ttUies) 📸 3. Determine how to get there! SEPTA - iseptaphilly.com is a suggestion, here are some more: bit.ly/2I6dHHV 🚆 4.Find out if your favorite truck will be there! FULL PROGRAM: bit.ly/NMGayborhood 📜 5. COME HUNGRY! 🍽️🍽️ 🗣️ REMINDER: tonight's Night Market is 7-11 p.m. 🌈

    Night Market Philadelphia
    Night Market Philadelphia added a new photo - at Gayborhood.
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8 hours ago

“Formerly puzzling telescope observations abo...

“Formerly puzzling telescope observations about real galaxies that raised questions about the standard dark matter hypothesis are being explained in the state-of-the-art facsimiles.” http://bit.ly/2JXfXCX

    The Universe Is Not a Simulation, but We Can Now Simulate It
    In the early 2000s, a small community of coder-cosmologists set out to simulate the 14-billion-year history of the universe on a supercomputer. They aimed to create a proxy of the cosmos, a Cliffs Notes version in computer code that could run in months instead of giga-years, to serve as a laboratory for studying the real universe.
    https://www.wired.com

9 hours ago

Seamaac, Inc. added 3 new photos.

The SoPhiE Food Truck now has an Instagram & Twitter ➡️@sophiefoodtruck! Get all the updates on new chefs, dishes and location stops! Today they'll be that the The Food Trust Gayborhood Night Market on 13th & Locust 7-11PM. It's Chef Zing's last day on the truck - check out her signature plates below #SummerWithSoPhiE

    Seamaac, Inc.
    Seamaac, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. 1,188 likes · 94 talking about this · 90 were here. To support immigrants, refugees, and their families as they seek...
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10 hours ago

John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the W...

John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the Wilma's main stage. 'You Can Never Go Down the Drain' is now running through July 1: https://goo.gl/So65DV

    The Wilma Theater
    John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the Wilma's main stage. 'You Can Never Go Down the Drain' is now running through July 1: https://goo.gl/So65DV
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11 hours ago

Calling all pre-schoolers and their caregiver...

Calling all pre-schoolers and their caregivers! Join us for a Museum Adventure featuring stories, a treasure hunt, arts and crafts, and more. Thursday, June 28 at 10:00 a.m. https://rosenbach.org/events/museum-adventure-at-the-rosenbach-10/

    Museum Adventure at the Rosenbach
    Calling all pre-schoolers! Come play with us on the last Thursday morning of every month. We'll read a story together and then embark on a treasure hunt through the Rosenbach brothers' glitzy Rittenhouse Square home to discover things that relate to the story.
    https://rosenbach.org

12 hours ago

We're on a Mission to #SaveCHAD

We're on a Mission to #SaveCHAD

    CHADvocates... IT'S TIME TO TAKE ACTION! | Charter High School for Architecture + Design
    CHAD is the first charter high school for architecture and design in the nation.
    http://www.chadphila.org

12 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Tooth of t...

First day of summer!

    Tooth of the Lion Farm and Apothecary
    Tooth of the Lion Farm and Apothecary. 555 likes · 44 talking about this. Tooth of the Lion Apothecary is a small business focusing on bioregional,...
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13 hours ago

“Across much of the United States, farmers’ m...

“Across much of the United States, farmers’ markets have reported a decrease in consumer participation over the last couple of years, resulting in a decrease in farm sales and income. In an attempt to understand and reverse this slump, a multi-state study is being undertaken. Follow this link to participate in the survey: https://cornell.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_72s6sR6z0cs4D1X"

    Online Survey | Built with Qualtrics Experience Management™
    Qualtrics makes sophisticated research simple and empowers users to capture customer, product, brand & employee experience insights in one place.
    https://cornell.qualtrics.com

14 hours ago

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here...

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph’s label reads, “Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National Park, high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.” This photograph is available through NARA’s online catalog: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/30249284. Want to learn more about our holdings related to the National Parks Service and more? You can check out our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Today’s post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. Shenandoah National Park Blue Ridge Mountains #MakeMusicDay #Music #ShenandoahNationalPark #NationalParks #NPS

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph's label reads, "Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National...
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15 hours ago

June 21

State Senate candidate Linda Fields is hosted Fundraiser at Dist. 1199C, 1319 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hosts: “Philly Legislators for Linda.” Sponsors $1,000, Hosts...

    June 21
    State Senate candidate Linda Fields is hosted Fundraiser at Dist. 1199C, 1319 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hosts: "Philly Legislators for Linda." Sponsors $1,000, Hosts $500, Friends $250. Payable to "Friends of Linda Fields," %JTGoldstein, LLC, 8 Penn Ctr., 1628 JFK Blvd., Su. 1702, Phila., PA 19103. RSVP: Dom Linda@LindaAFields.com.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

15 hours ago

What to do in Philadelphia this week, for $20 or less

Where: 13th and Market streets, Center City

Celebrate the summer solstice at Molestice -- an annual tradition for the 100 block of Mole Street. Summer-loving revelers will enjoy performances by local musicians, craft beer, access to some of the city's favorite food trucks and a host of all-ages activities.

    What to do in Philadelphia this week, for $20 or less
    Looking to shake up your regular routine? Check out these three ideas for what to do in Philadelphia this week, all clocking in at under $20 per person. Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included in this article may earn Hoodline a commission on clicks and transactions.
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15 hours ago

Today is the June Solstice, which for us in t...

Today is the June Solstice, which for us in the Northern Hemisphere is the longest day of the year and the astronomical start of the summer season. http://bit.ly/2ynBymy

    What Is a Solstice and What Is an Equinox (and Why Should I Care)?
    Astronomically, our planet's seasons change on four particular days each year, two solstices, one in June and one in December, and two equinoxes (one in March and one in September).
    https://www.fi.edu

16 hours ago

The Print Center added 2 new photos.

We Celebrate Naming the Zemel Family Gallery! #NewsLetter https://conta.cc/2JVGjcA

    The Print Center
    The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. 5,471 likes · 43 talking about this · 468 were here. The Print Center encourages the growth and understanding of...
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17 hours ago

The Print Center posted 3 photos.

The Print Center announces the naming of the Zemel Family Gallery, made possible by a generous gift from Jay Zemel to our Centennial Fund. The Zemel Family Gallery is the first such named space in The Print Center's historic home and will be celebrated with a private launch event on June 23, 2018. * Jay's continued dedication to The Print Center honors our legacy as one of Philadelphia's most significant cultural assets. This gift to the Centennial Fund will inspire others to connect with our extraordinary history and ensure that our building, imbued with the spirit of a century of great exhibitions, remains a vital home for many more generations of art, artists and collectors. - Elizabeth Spungen, Executive Director * On view in the Zemel Family Gallery through August 4, 2018 is a solo show exhibition award winner from the 92nd ANNUAL: Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter | Installation view, Photo: Jaime Alvarez * The Print Center will close early on Saturday, June 23 for the Zemel Family Gallery Launch * #ThePrintCenter #ZemelFamilyGallery @ The Print Center

    The Print Center
    The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. 5,471 likes · 39 talking about this · 468 were here. The Print Center encourages the growth and understanding of...
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19 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

Using our rooftop EarthCam, we are staring off this Summer Solstice with a live look at Philadelphia as the sun rises on this longest day of the year in terms of daylight. In the city of brotherly love, the Sun will rise at 5:32 am and will set at 8:32 pm giving us just over 15 hours of daylight today. http://bit.ly/2ynBymy

    The Franklin Institute
    Using our rooftop EarthCam, we are staring off this Summer Solstice with a live look at Philadelphia as the sun rises on this longest day of the year in terms of daylight. In the city of brotherly...
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22 hours ago

23 hours ago

229 S Quince St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 posted 1 photo to Fotella:

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30 hours ago

Mayor Kenney's schedule for June 21, 2018

Where: 1001 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA.

This article has 2 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where: Carpenters' Hall, 320 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA.

Where: Shops at Liberty Place Rotunda, 1650 Market St, Philadelphia, PA.

    Mayor Kenney's Public Schedule for Thursday
    10:00AM Mayor Kenney to Speak at the David McCullough Prize Announcement The Mayor will deliver remarks at this event to announce the Carpenters' Company establishment of the David McCullough Prize for Excellence in American Public History.
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30 hours ago

Seger Park added 7 new photos.

It was a busy night at the park last night, Bria Young Basketball camp,Soccer Shots, Wolfstock Parks and Recreation and Sprinkler all running. Gotta Love Seger!!!

    Seger Park
    Seger Park, Philadelphia, PA. 1.1K likes. Seger Park is the size of a city block and contains a playground, Tennis Courts, Basket Ball Courts and Dog Park
    https://www.facebook.com

32 hours ago

Schuylkill Banks added 4 new photos.

Many thanks to the volunteers from the CORE Finance Program within Comcast/NBCUniversal who came out today to pull 28 bags worth of weeds from the South to Christian trail segment!

    Schuylkill Banks
    Schuylkill Banks, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 4.5K likes. Schuylkill Banks is Philadelphia's newest riverfront destination, located on the east side of...
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32 hours ago

Using the Swann Memorial Fountain in Logan Sq...

Using the Swann Memorial Fountain in Logan Square as a starting point, we mapped out what the whole Solar System would look like at a Philly Scale. http://bit.ly/2JUezRj

    The Philly Solar System
    We all know that Earth is one of eight planets in the Solar System orbiting a star that we call the Sun, which is one of the more than 100 billion stars in the Milky Way Galaxy.
    https://www.fi.edu

32 hours ago

Happy Summer! With the weather getting hot p...

Happy Summer! With the weather getting hot please note that the sprinkler is scheduled on M-F 1:30 pm to Dusk. Volunteers MAY be available to turn it on at other times but can’t be guaranteed. We are in the process of installing a timer and will post the new hours once installation is complete.

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35 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Office of Transportation & Infrastructure Systems
    Want to help us make Philly Free Streets a success on August 11? Sign up to volunteer! This year, we are teaming up with SERVEPhiladelphia to make our volunteer experience 💯! Register today & tell...
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36 hours ago

Fake Façades: “The Polyester of Brick”

1328 Walnut Street. October 27, 1949. (PhillyHistory.org)

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Undertakers, 809 South 9th Street, March 19, 1954. (PhillyHistory,org)

    Fake Façades: "The Polyester of Brick"
    "If you enjoy the finer things of life, good cheer and good times in a beautiful atmosphere-if you take pride in your home-the FormStone club room is for you," read an advertisement in December 1949. "That 'lost' space in your cellar can become the loveliest room you ever saw, with a FormStone beauty treatment.
    https://www.phillyhistory.org

36 hours ago

Let's Eat: Life, Libertine and the pursuit of happiness

...an “upcake.” Dixie Picnic started in Malvern (215 Lancaster) and last year branched out to 1306 Chestnut St.

Jake’s Sandwich Board’s last day at 122 S. 12th St. is Wednesday, June 20 as the changeover to Hatch & Coop – a chicken-and-egg specialist – is pegged to launch Monday, June 25.

Center City has good values, too. Kanella Grill (1001 Spruce St.) consistently serves one of the best flavor-to-dollar quotients around, with Cypriot cooking that...

...of getting to know Philly, though, my pick from her list is the Oyster House (1516 Sansom St.), where the buck-a-shuck oyster happy hours will introduce you to the last of...

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133 S. 18th St., 3-6 p.m. weekdays.

...has gone the pun route to name its simple but elegant BYOB Ngon Ngon at 615 S. Third St. in Queen Village. Pun? Ngon means “tasty.” Menu hits the basics (pho, salads, vermicelli bowls...

Cafe at 459 W. Butler Ave. features a huge variety of egg rolls, starting at breakfast, plus espresso.

Underground pub at 727 Walnut St. is closed, pending a rebranding as a restaurant called Sedition.

...s John’s Roast Pork, 14 E. Snyder Ave.), hoagies (Pastificio Deli is my pick, 1528 Packer Ave.), and classic Italian red gravy cuisine...

Try Mr. Joe’s Café (1514 S. Eighth St.) for that throwback Italian luncheonette feeling, with the sweet bonus of a cannoli from Termini’s Bakery across the street.

...while there are lots of upscale restaurants there, the fantastic British meat pies at Stargazy (1838 E. Passyunk Ave.) are one of the city’s best values. I also love the authentic Malaysian flavors...

...love the authentic Malaysian flavors of skewered meats grilled over coconut charcoal at Saté Kampar (1837 E. Passyunk Ave.) Bop across to the west side of Broad Street for another taste of Southeast Asian...

...side of Broad Street for another taste of Southeast Asian flavors at Indonesian standby Hardena (1754 S. Hicks St....

...you’ll also want to know. The Fishtown branch of Asian fusion-minded Cheu Noodles (1416 Frankford Ave.) is one of the most creative quality meals you can get for $15 or less...

Just up the street, check out beautiful Suraya (1528 Frankford Ave.), the Lebanese café and restaurant I’m reviewing this weekend. The lunch menu, in particular...

Dizengoff (1625 Sansom St.) will open your world to the possibility that hummus can be an exciting meal for $11 or less. As the sibling of Zahav, it’s also an affordable way to taste one of our top chefs in Michael Solomonov.

    Let's Eat: Life, Libertine and the pursuit of happiness
    The chef who helped create the Manayunk dining scene a quarter-century ago is back in business, and he's moved to Center City. Also this week: word of tasty Vietnamese cooking in Queen Village, a solid Mexican cantina in Montco, and an easy-on-the-wallet lunch spot with locations in Center City and Malvern.
    http://www.philly.com

36 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 7 new photo...

A few highlights from the Facebook feeds of the farmers and food artisans coming to the market. Hope you're following them all on social media. Like their pages or follow them on Instagram and every day it's a colorful and mouth-watering feed.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Farmers Market in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. People talk about fresh fish, heirloom tomato sauce and apple pies. See reviews and recommendations.
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36 hours ago

Home to many of the world’s tallest, oldest a...

Home to many of the world’s tallest, oldest and largest trees, the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias (Sequoiadendron giganteum) in Yosemite National Park recently reopened after a nearly three year restoration project that was designed to better limit the impact humans have on the endangered trees. http://bit.ly/2JWm0HP IMAGE: Al Golub | New trail and boardwalk in Mariposa Grove after restoration | 2018 | National Park Service

    The Franklin Institute
    Home to many of the world's tallest, oldest and largest trees, the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias (Sequoiadendron giganteum) in Yosemite National Park recently reopened after a nearly three year...
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37 hours ago

Alley gardens are the best. #alleygarden #phi...

Alley gardens are the best. #alleygarden #philly #washwest #urbanism #pride

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    Washington Square West Civic Association, Philadelphia, PA. 736 likes. Making Wash West safer, cleaner and greener.
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39 hours ago

Philadelphia (Film)

Additional filming locations included 1218 Arch Street (now the Center for Architecture) for the movie’s Action AIDS Center and 1901 Chestnut Street for Joe Miller’s office.

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Additional filming locations included 1218 Arch Street (now the Center for Architecture) for the movie’s Action AIDS Center and 1901 Chestnut Street for Joe Miller’s office.

One Liberty Place, 1650 Market Street, Philadelphia.

    Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia
    As a form of cinematic activism, Philadelphia (1993) attempted to reform the public understanding of AIDS in a time when ignorance and fear of the disease fueled prejudice and hate. The film is not merely set in the city of its title, but in a large part, the people of Philadelphia performed it.
    http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org

39 hours ago

The Franklin Institute added 4 new photos.

The Franklin Institute is one of the Delaware Valley’s most unique wedding venues and each year about 40 couples will say ‘I do’ in locations throughout the museum including the historic Fels Planetarium, the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial, the Giant Heart and even on our roof overlooking Philadelphia. http://bit.ly/21WH8it

    The Franklin Institute
    The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Rated 4.5 of 5, check 10,500 Reviews of The Franklin Institute, Science Museum
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39 hours ago

Celebrate #PrideMonth with #AKidLikeJake at t...

Celebrate #PrideMonth with #AKidLikeJake at the #Prince Theater! The movie navigates an emotional and ethical minefield for two parents who's top priority is their “gender expansive” child, Jake. Tickets and Showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/a-kid-like-jake/

    A KID LIKE JAKE in the Prince Theater Black Box - Tickets on Sale
    SILAS HOWARD | USA | 2018 | 87 MIN | NR Brooklyn parents Alex (Claire Danes) and Greg (Jim Parsons) are lucky to have a kid like Jake. Their four-year-old is bright, precocious, creative-and just happens to prefer Disney princesses to toy cars and skirts to jeans.
    http://filmadelphia.org

46 hours ago

47 hours ago

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    MIXED USE BLDG WITH APARTMENT AND RETAIL SPACE EXISTING RETAIL SPACE BEING CONVERTED TO WAWA FITOUT.INSTALLATION OF LIGHTS,POWER AND SERVICE AND INSTALLATION OF TEMP POWER AND LIGHTING PER 2008 NEC (RETAIL)**NO FIRE ALARM ON THIS PERMIT**

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    INSTALL 400AMP 480V SERVICE FROM EXISTING SPARE FUSED DISCONNECT IN BUILDING SWITCHGEAR AND TRANSFORMER 225KVA FOR FUTURE TENANT (MIXED USE)

    105 S 12TH ST Issued June 15, 2018 Comment
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    TEMP POWER FROM 3000 KVA HONDA GENERATOR FOR POWERING A SOUND SYSTEM ON 061818 WITH INSPECTION AT 10:30

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  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT SPRINKLER RELOCATION (NFPA 13)- FOR THE RELOCATION OF SPRINKLER HEADS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS. RELOCATE SEVENTY SEVEN (77) SPRINKLER HEADS

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    ALTERATIONS: INTERIOR PLUMBING; FIRST FLOOR COMMERCIAL;INCREASE NUMBER OF DWELLING UNITS FROM ONE TO THREE ON THE SECOND THROUGH FOURTH FLOORS; 7 WATER CLOSETS, 8 LAVY SINKS, 5 TUB/SHOWERS, 3 KITCHEN SINK, 1 WASHER - THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    136 S 11TH ST Issued June 15, 2018 Comment
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