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  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR ALTERATIONS TO UPGRADE ACCESSIBILITY AT THE EXISTING RESTROOM IN ACCORDANCE WITH ICC A117.1-2009, SECTION 604 & 606 TO INCLUDE NEW INTERIOR PARTITION WALL INSTALLATION. (IEBC 2009, WORK-AREA METHOD, LVL II ALTERATIONS) **SEPARATE PERMITS REQ'D FOR PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL ALTERATIONS.**

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  • Girls Basketball Team

    Mr. Rogerson is asking for $3795.44:
    My students need sweatsuits, sneakers, and duffel bags for our upcoming varsity season.
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America’s Strength Pictured here is a poster...

America’s Strength Pictured here is a poster entitled "America's Strength," which describes the differences between the strength of Germany and the strength of the United States, and encourages workers not to treasure wages and profits, but treasure the sacrifice of their labor for the war effort. This poster was produced by the United States Department of Labor and, like many other propaganda posters, was distributed to American factories in order to encourage workers to maximize efficiency for the war effort. Want to learn more about our holdings related to World War I and more? Check out our Guide to World War One holdings: https://www.archives.gov/philadelphia/finding-aids/wwi-guide. Feel free to consult 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. Also feel free to check out other National Archives resources related to World War I here: https://www.archives.gov/topics/wwi#event-/timeline/item/archduke-assassination. Citation: Memorandum Regarding War Posters, with Attachments; File 2602-0, Enlisted Personnel – General; Box 40; Central Subject Files of the Naval Powder Factory; 5th Naval District; RG 181 - Naval Districts and Shore Establishments; National Archives at Philadelphia; (NAID: 66540631) (HMS ID: PH-6192).

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    America's Strength Pictured here is a poster entitled "America's Strength," which describes the differences between the strength of Germany and the strength of the United States, and encourages...
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18 hours ago

Robbery 1716 C B Moore Ave DC 17 22 094649

Commercial Burglary 711 Locust St DC 17 06 049444 - Duration: 1:14. 325 views

Theft 800 Walnut St DC 17 06 051941 - Duration: 1:05. 25 views

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Robbery 4900 Greenway Ave DC 17 12 091553 - Duration: 2:35. 121 views

Shooting Incident 1800 E Orleans St DC 15 24 091334 - Duration: 1:54. 275,954 views

Robbery Shooting 7228 Ogontz Ave DC#13 14 064873 - Duration: 3:28. 162,111 views

Stabbing 5527 Lansdowne Ave DC# 14 19 075894 - Duration: 3:01. 54,181 views

Commercial Robbery 2400 Aramingo Ave DC 17 26 055948 - Duration: 3:02. 168 views

Aggravated Assault 1000 Snyder Ave DC 17 03 059135 - Duration: 1:40. 359 views

Commercial Robbery 6813 Ogontz Ave DC 17 35 100807 - Duration: 3:00. 439 views

Shooting Incident 1605 W Allegheny Ave DC 17 39 092482 - Duration: 1:30. 1,477 views

Multiple Thefts 5th District 4300 Dexter St DC 17 05 020173 200 Hermitage St DC 17 05 020216 - Duration: 2:06. 1,151 views

Multiple Thefts 5th District 4300 Dexter St DC 17 05 020173 200 Hermitage St DC 17 05 020216 - Duration: 2:06. 1,151 views

Commercial Robbery 3967 Kensington Ave DC 17 24 115557 - Duration: 1:40. 186 views

Commercial Robbery 5942 Torresdale Ave DC 17 15 108984 6526 Castor Ave DC 17 02 064925 - Duration: 2:12. 333 views

Commercial Robbery 5942 Torresdale Ave DC 17 15 108984 6526 Castor Ave DC 17 02 064925 - Duration: 2:12. 333 views

Commercial Robbery 3900 Castor Ave DC 17 24 113885 - Duration: 1:55. 51 views

Shooting 4829 N 4th St DC# 11-35-047634 - Duration: 2:59. 55,070 views

Robbery 3500 N 17th St DC 17 39 092020 - Duration: 1:35. 47 views

    Robbery 1716 C B Moore Ave DC 17 22 094649
    On Monday, November 13, 2017, at 6:45 pm, the victim, a 20 year-old-female, was inside the Hok Heg Chinese store located at 1716 West C.B. Moore Avenue when an unknown black male approached her and grabbed her back pack. When the victim refused let go, a struggle ensued, causing the bag to fall to the ground.
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26 hours ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    TENANT FITOUT OF MEET ME, WIRE SPACE WITH LIGHTS, RECEPTS, SWITCHES, CAT5E LINES FOR DATA COMBO ONTO EXISTING SERVICE AS PER 2008 NEC (CC DISTRICT)

    718 CHESTNUT ST Issued December 11, 2017 Comment

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36 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Philadelphia Parking Authority
    Parking at a kiosk and see these signs? That means you're good to meterUP with our mobile parking app, powered by Parkmobile. Here's everything you need to know 👉 http://bit.ly/2AewXjn
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38 hours ago

Why does Anthony have a crush on ILL DOOTS? ...

Why does Anthony have a crush on ILL DOOTS? “ILL DOOTS is my first ensemble. The members have changed. The sound has expanded. The explorations have shifted. Even the mission has evolved --- but the need to create has always driven us forward, that has not changed. No matter the shape and sound of ILL DOOTS the product never exists without full respect for the necessity of the process; each individual's process as well as the process of communing, listening, and collaborating together.” On December 15 come out to the Hothouse CRUSH Series featuring Ill DOOTS in the Wilma's Good Karma Cafe.

    The Wilma Theater
    Why does Anthony have a crush on ILL DOOTS? "ILL DOOTS is my first ensemble. The members have changed. The sound has expanded. The explorations have shifted. Even the mission has evolved --- but the...
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42 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Junt...

Juntos is on track to meet their goal of raising $15k in 15 days! Drop by the Center Wed. night @ 5:30 for some food & fun to put them over the top!

    15for15 Happy Hour
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43 hours ago

10+ Picks For Great Theater To Catch In Philadelphia This Holiday Season

Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street

Forrest Theatre, 1114 Walnut Street

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The Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Avenue

Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street

Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Place

Upstairs at Headhouse Cafe, 122 Lombard Street

Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main Street, New Hope

Calvary Center for Culture and Community, 801 S 48th Street

FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

    10+ Picks For Great Theater To Catch In Philadelphia This Holiday Season
    The Color Purple | Photo by Matthew Murphy Santa brings a host of theatrical treats this December... Santa Claus isn't the only jolly producer delivering delights in Philly this holiday season. Philadelphia stages are bursting with theatrical treats including world premieres, daring showcases of new work, a Broadway tour and festive stagings of holiday classics.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

43 hours ago

Sip & Shop benefit is tonight, 5-8 pm! Celebr...

Sip & Shop benefit is tonight, 5-8 pm! Celebrate 2 years of Workshop Underground on South St, and pick up some cool gifts: 25% of proceeds benefits WWCC tonight only!

    Workshop Underground - Sip & Shop Benefit for William Way
    Event Timing: Tuesday, December 12, 5-8PM Event Address: 1544 South Street Philadelphia, PA 19146
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2 days ago

A delightful crowd taking in the sounds of St...

A delightful crowd taking in the sounds of Stew and the Passing Strange band. #passingstrange

    The Wilma Theater
    A delightful crowd taking in the sounds of Stew and the Passing Strange band. #passingstrange
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2 days ago

Stew is in the house! #wilmapassingstrange

Stew is in the house! #wilmapassingstrange

    The Wilma Theater
    Stew is in the house! #passingstrange
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2 days ago

Stew is in the house! #passingstrange

Stew is in the house! #passingstrange

    The Wilma Theater
    Stew is in the house! #passingstrange
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2 days ago

Old-Ass Building: Midtown II

122 and 124 South 11th St

    Old-Ass Building: Midtown II
    122 and 124 South 11th St Photo by Michael Bixler I miss the Midtown II already and now its being altered. Read all...
    http://philaphilia.blogspot.com

2 days ago

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia shared Creative...

    City Hall: The Design and Architecture of the People's Building
    Is that William Penn atop City Hall Tower? Please join us for Community Conversations, a casual gallery talk on December 15th to celebrate the Parkway's...
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2 days ago

Practice for tonight is underway! Join us ton...

Practice for tonight is underway! Join us tonight for a live concert of the music from Passing Strange with Stew! Begins at 8pm in our @goodkarmaphilly lobby cafe!

    The Wilma Theater
    Practice for tonight is underway! Join us tonight for a live concert of the music from Passing Strange with Stew! Begins at 8pm in our @goodkarmaphilly lobby cafe!
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2 days ago

The Marvelous Multiple Occupations Of The Midtown II

The exact construction date of 124 South 11th is unclear, but it was likely built in the 1850s as a large 4-story...

...floor received its first restaurant operator, Morris Plaskow, who already owned well-known establishments at 8th and Walnut and the Oppenheim & Collins store on Chestnut Street, which was recently restored by Brickstone Realty...

In September 1949, a massive fire ravaged the 1100 block of Sansom Street. The blaze started at a former old cigar factory that was being demolished at 1120...

...Street. The blaze started at a former old cigar factory that was being demolished at 1120 Sansom Street. Being one of the taller buildings in the surrounding block, the embers and smoke damaged...

...damaging the rear of Keith’s Theater across the street and enveloping Tilles Restaurant at 1110 Sansom Street...

...old four story house being used as a gift shop at the southwest corner of 11th and Sansom Street burned and was waterlogged by the fire deparment. The building, at 122 South 11th Street...

...11th and Sansom Street burned and was waterlogged by the fire deparment. The building, at 122 South 11th Street, was so badly damaged that its 3rd and 4th floors were removed. The former four...

...the second location of Midtown Restaurant, a diner he opened with his brother on the 700 block of Sansom Street in 1973. The Midtown chain of diners found success by filling a niche that few...

    The Marvelous Multiple Occupations Of The Midtown II
    Last June, one of Center City's last classic diners, Midtown II at 11th and Sansom, closed its lunch counter for good. The high-profile property is now under development, although plans for the space remain elusive. The Shadow takes us behind the façade to reveal a lively list of tenants and the colorful history of the corner lot.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

2 days ago

YSI Holiday Toy Drive Drop Off Locations

*Jefferson Medical and Health Science Bookstore –  1009 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107

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*State Farm Insurance Shauna Hopkins Office – 3948 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104

*Holy Family University – Nurse Education Building 9801 Frankford Ave Philadelphia, Pa. 19114 Office G-18

*JG Real Estate – 1140 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, Pa. 19125

*Local 44 Beer Bar – 4333 Spruce St, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104

* Youth Service, Inc. Main Office –  410 N. 34th Street Philadelphia, Pa. 10104

*Crittenton Family Support Center – 6325 Burbridge St, Philadelphia, Pa 19144

    YSI Holiday Toy Drive Drop Off Locations - YSI Philly
    Hello YSI supporters, family and friends: 'Tis The Season! Please support YSI children and families through our Holiday Toy Drive. We have several convenient locations throughout the Philadelphia area listed below! Please donate a new, unwrapped gift suitable for children newborn to 1
    http://ysiphilly.org

3 days ago

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      1100 Block Market St. December 8, 2017 @ 12:46 p.m. Comment
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      800 Block Market St. December 8, 2017 @ 12:56 p.m. Comment

3 days ago

Washington Square West Civic Association upda...

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    Washington Square West Civic Association, Philadelphia, PA. 692 likes. Making Wash West safer, cleaner and greener.
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3 days ago

We hope everyone enjoyed the first snow of th...

We hope everyone enjoyed the first snow of the season! Looks like we may get another batch later this week. #washwestcivic #snowshoveling #urbanism #firstsnow

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    We hope everyone enjoyed the first snow of the season! Looks like we may get another batch later this week. #washwestcivic #snowshoveling #urbanism #firstsnow
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3 days ago

7-11 at 8th & Walnut

7-11 at 8th & Walnut

    7-Eleven store robbed at knifepoint in Center City
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS AccuWeather: Season's first snowfall TOP VIDEOS BREAKING NEWS AccuWeather: Season's first snowfall Police in Philadelphia are asking the public to help them track down a man who robbed a Center City convenience store at knifepoint. It happened before 8:30 p.m.
    http://6abc.com

4 days ago

  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    EZ INTERIOR DEMOLITION- FOR THE INTERIOR DEMOLITION OF NON LOAD-BEARING PARTITION WALLS AND CEILINGS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    1008-34 LOCUST ST Issued December 8, 2017 Comment

4 days ago

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4 days ago

7-Eleven store robbed at knifepoint in Center City Philadelphia

It happened before 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the 7-Eleven store at 8th and Walnut streets.

    7-Eleven store robbed at knifepoint in Center City
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS AccuWeather: Season's first snowfall TOP VIDEOS BREAKING NEWS AccuWeather: Season's first snowfall Police in Philadelphia are asking the public to help them track down a man who robbed a Center City convenience store at knifepoint. It happened before 8:30 p.m.
    http://6abc.com

5 days ago

    • S. 08th St. & Market St. December 1, 2017 @ 12:41 p.m. Comment
    • S. 08th St. & Market St. December 1, 2017 @ 12:42 p.m. Comment
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      800 Block Chestnut St. December 1, 2017 @ 3:19 p.m. Comment
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      800 Block Market St. December 5, 2017 @ 3:56 p.m. Comment

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  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPAIR STORM PIPING AND CURB TRAP UNDER SIDEWALK AND ROADWAY FOR GALLERY

    907-37 MARKET ST Issued December 7, 2017 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 2-WATER CLOSETS AND 1-LAV SINK.THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    238-40 S 8TH ST Issued December 7, 2017 Comment

5 days ago

All decked out for the holidays! Spotted on S...

All decked out for the holidays! Spotted on Spruce Street during the morning commute. #urbanism #bikelanes #sprucestreet #washwestcivic #deckedout #philly #phillygram

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    All decked out for the holidays! Spotted on Spruce Street during the morning commute. #urbanism #bikelanes #sprucestreet #washwestcivic #deckedout #philly #phillygram
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5 days ago

17 old photos of the holidays in Philly

At 9th and Market you could find the old Gimbels department store’s windows decked out in festive displays.

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...s favorite Jolly Trolley tradition in 1948. The original caption read, "Mrs. Martha Kashner, of 6311 Girard av., puts Christmas decorations on the Route 42 trolley upon which she is conductor. This...

As the holiday season came to a close in 1955, the city began its holiday cleanup project, stuffing discarded Christmas trees into chippers, shown here at 17th and Johnston.

    17 old photos of Philly decked out for the holidays
    Editor's note: This article was originally published in December 2016 and has been updated with the most recent information. Philly does the holidays well, as evidenced by all of these places that have really gone above and beyond to deck themselves out for the special season.
    https://philly.curbed.com

5 days ago

Philly 'net neutrality' protesters joined national effort opposing FCC vote

...The internet is independent of big corporations,” said John Prenis outside a Verizon building at 900 Race Street, part of a national protest against the FCC plans to kill net neutrality protections that...

...building, while a larger and more raucous crowd protested outside the Verizon Wireless store on Market Street near 11th Street. Protesters targeted Verizon Wireless stores across the nation because Ajit Pai, the FCC chairman who...

    Philly 'net neutrality' protesters joined national effort opposing FCC vote
    Seventy-year-old John Prenis of Northeast Philadelphia took to Chinatown's streets Thursday night with a sign that said "Don't Throttle Me" on one side and "Every Packet Equal" on the other.
    http://www.philly.com

5 days ago

Commercial Robbery 3900 Castor Ave DC 17 24 113885

Commercial Burglary 711 Locust St DC 17 06 049444 - Duration: 1:14. 325 views

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Commercial Robbery 3900 Castor Ave DC 17 24 113885

Robbery 4900 Greenway Ave DC 17 12 091553 - Duration: 2:35. 33 views

Shooting Incident 1605 W Allegheny Ave DC 17 39 092482 - Duration: 1:30. 1,477 views

Commercial Robbery 2400 Aramingo Ave DC 17 26 055948 - Duration: 3:02. 168 views

Aggravated Assault 1000 Snyder Ave DC 17 03 059135 - Duration: 1:40. 36 views

Robbery 1700 block of Fontain St DC# 14 22 005067 - Duration: 2:30. 1,859 views

Robbery 3001 Kensington Ave DC 15 24 124486 - Duration: 3:09. 2,277 views

Robbery 2102 East Allegheny Ave DC#14 24 002821 - Duration: 2:06. 728 views

2800 Cottman Ave. Robbery DC# 11-15-033698 - Duration: 1:46. 4,380 views

Multiple Thefts 5th District 4300 Dexter St DC 17 05 020173 200 Hermitage St DC 17 05 020216 - Duration: 2:06. 1,151 views

Multiple Thefts 5th District 4300 Dexter St DC 17 05 020173 200 Hermitage St DC 17 05 020216 - Duration: 2:06. 1,151 views

Robbery 6200 Osage Ave DC #11-18-069054 - Duration: 2:06. 3,101 views

Commercial Robbery 6327 Torresdale Ave DC 16 15 105907 - Duration: 1:26. 1,198 views

Commercial Robbery 221 W Hunting Park Ave DC 17 25 100302 - Duration: 1:33. 348 views

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Theft 2450 S 20th St DC 15 01 015389 - Duration: 4:24. 1,550 views

Commercial Robbery 6813 Ogontz Ave DC 17 35 100807 - Duration: 3:00. PhiladelphiaPolice 439 views

Commercial Robbery 260 W Lehigh Ave DC 17 26 003412 - Duration: 1:46. PhiladelphiaPolice 429 views

Commercial Robbery 3967 Kensington Ave DC 17 24 115557 - Duration: 1:40. PhiladelphiaPolice 186 views

    Commercial Robbery 3900 Castor Ave DC 17 24 113885
    On November 18, 2017, 11:10 pm, an unknown black male entered the Rite Aid store located at 3900 Castor Avenue and proceeded to an isle where store security observed the suspect concealing merchandise inside a black bag.
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5 days ago

While we are not rooting for one team or the ...

While we are not rooting for one team or the other in the upcoming Army vs. Navy game, we must concede that the 1913 regulations governing the admission of candidates into the U.S. Naval Academy were rigorous! While processing a series of records from Record Group 181, Records of the Naval Districts and Shore Establishments, we uncovered an interesting booklet entitled “Regulations Governing Admission of Candidates into the U.S. Naval Academy.” Dated 1913, the regulations outline the U.S. Navy Department’s physical, moral, and intellectual requirements for enlisted Navy personnel to be admitted to the U.S. Naval Academy as midshipmen. To see if you would qualify, try a few of the questions from the practice examination! Or grab a friend and quiz one another! Take the quiz by visiting the Pieces of History blog. This post comes from our very own Samuel Limneos, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. https://prologue.blogs.archives.gov/2017/12/07/do-you-have-what-it-takes-to-be-a-midshipmen-at-the-u-s-naval-academy-1913-edition/#more-28172 Tagging: Army West Point Football, Navy Football, Navy Department Library, Nimitz Library, United States Naval Academy

    Do You Have What It Takes to be a Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy? 1913 Edition
    While we are not rooting for one team or the other in the upcoming Army vs. Navy game, we must concede that the 1913 regulations governing the admission of candidates into the U.S. Naval Academy were rigorous! Learn more in today's post from Samuel Limneos, an archives technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia.
    http://prologue.blogs.archives.gov

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