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A Fergie’s Alum Is Opening a Neighborhood Bar in Kensington

Niall Murphy, a longtime Fergie’s bartender, is bringing a neighborhood bar with an industrial vibe to Kensington. Sutton’s will open at 1706 North 5th Street, with 10 […]

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  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A FOUNDATION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GEOTECHNICAL REPORT. FOR THE ERECTION OF A THREE (3) STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE FOR USE AS THREE FAMILY DWELLING. ENTIRE BUILDING TO BE SPRINKLERED.*NO BEDROOM AT 3RD FLOOR REAR* SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED MEP WORK.

    1710 N MARSHALL ST Issued July 11, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200 AMP SERVICE COMPLETE WITH GROUND WIRE THROUGHOUT OUTLETS, SWITCHES, LIGHTS, GFCI SMOKE DET, T.V. AND CABLE PER 2008 NEC (SFD)

    1335 N 4TH ST Issued July 10, 2018 Comment

Jul 09

The Urban Saloon: Refuge of Men and Power

Jacob Binder’s Saloon, Northeast corner Thompson Street and Germantown Avenue, June 9, 1902, Photograph by Hervey B. Harmer (PhillyHistory.org)

    The Urban Saloon: Refuge of Men and Power
    "I didn't know anything about girls," Jack London wrote, "I had been too busy being a man." For London, as well as millions of other American men of similar vintage, the saloon was ground zero for "being a man" where the "test of true manhood," as Madelon Powers put it, "was peer recognition for being a reliable ally and comrade in the volatile street culture of urban America."
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Jul 09

Jul 08

  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    CONSTRUCTION OF A FOUR STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH CELLAR AND ROOF DECK ACCESSED BY PILOT HOUSE (STAIRS AND LANDING ONLY). USE AS TWO FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

    1404 GERMANTOWN AVE Issued July 6, 2018 Comment

Jul 07

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    ALTERATIONS: INTERIOR PLUMBING; SPACE 2;PARTIAL CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY;PERSONAL SERVICES GYM;6 WC,2 URNIALS,6 LAVS,1 FLOOR DRAIN AND 1 SHOWER -THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    1602-18 N 5TH ST Issued June 28, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200AMP SERVICE AND LIGHTING,SWITCHES,OUTLETS,120V SMOKES AND CO DETECTORS PER 2008 NEC (SFD)

    1618 N 3RD ST Issued June 28, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    TEMPORARY CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY FOR UNITS: 201 TO 211, 223, 301 TO 311, 323, 401 TO 411 & 423

    1401-25 N 5TH ST Issued June 29, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A THREE-STORY STRUCTURE WITH CELLAR AND PILOTHOUSE TO ACCESS ROOF DECK, TO BE USED AS A THREE (3) FAMILY DWELLING, AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

    1637 N 7TH ST Issued June 28, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN AUTOMATIC WET SPRINKLER SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13R USING A NEW 2" FIRE SERVICE LINE AND 1-1/4" BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICE, FOR A NEW, FOUR (4) STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE TO BE USED AS TWO-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING, AS PER PLANS; INSTALL DRY HEADS WITHIN UNCONDITIONED AREAS REQUIRED TO BE SPRINKLERED; SEE AP#837987 FOR BUILDING PERMIT.

    614 MASTER ST Issued July 5, 2018 Comment

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      1300 Block Germantown Av June 19, 2018 @ 2:16 p.m. Comment

Jun 29

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTIONS ATTACHED STRUCTURE. 3 STORY WOOD FRAMED MULTI FAMILY BUILDING 4 DWELLINGS. FULL CELLAR ROOF DECK ACCESSED VIA TWO PILOT HOUSES

    1525 N 7TH ST Issued June 26, 2018 Comment

Jun 29

Jun 28

  • 1100

    • Fraud

      200 Block W. Oxford St. June 21, 2018 @ 5:44 p.m. Comment

Jun 28

  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF EXISTING STRUCTURE. STRUCTURE TO BE DEMOLISHED BY A COMBINATION OF MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT AND HAND-HELD TOOLS IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPROVED SITE PLAN. PEDESTRIAN PROTECTION TO BE IN PLACE PRIOR TO START OF WORK AND TO BE MAINTAINED DURING ALL DEMOLITION ACTIVITIES. * A COVERED WALKWAY OR SIDEWALK CLOSURE SHALL BE REQUIRED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3306 OF THE IBC. SEPARATE BUILDING AND/OR STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMITS ARE REQUIRED. * 21 DAY POSTING AND NOTICE REQUIRED PER A-303.2 * NEWLY EXPOSED WALLS TO BE TREATED

    1427 GERMANTOWN AVE Issued June 25, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF AN EXISTING STRUCTURE FOR USE AS A VACANT LOT

    1427 GERMANTOWN AVE Issued June 25, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    EZ STANDARD KITCHEN FIRE SUPPRESSION- FOR THE INSTALLATION OF NEW WET CHEMICAL KITCHENHOOD FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    1706 N 5TH ST Issued June 25, 2018 Comment

Jun 27

Jun 26

Although the Rodriguez Library is not serving...

Although the Rodriguez Library is not serving as a free summer meals location this year, there are three sites nearby that will be providing either breakfast and lunch, or lunch and snacks, for children and teens Monday through Friday: 1. Somerset Academy 719 W Girard Ave Philadelphia, PA 19123 Breakfast 7:30-8:30AM; Lunch 12-1PM 215-895-3470 2. Cruz Rec Center 6th & Master St. Philly PA 19121 Opens 7/2/2018 9-10AM; 12-2PM 215-685-2759 3. 400 N Franklin St 11-1PM;2-3PM 215-844-0601

    Ramonita de Rodriguez Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia
    Ramonita de Rodriguez Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 407 likes. Formerly known as the "Girard Avenue Branch," the library in 1977 took on the name of educator and...
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Jun 24

  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    TEMPORARY CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY

    1401-09 GERMANTOWN AVE Issued June 22, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 2007, STANDARD 13D, TO INCLUDE A 1-INCH DIAMETER COMBINED SERVICE LINE.

    1620-50 N 5TH ST Issued June 22, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM AND 1" COMBINED SERVICE IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13D THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE BUILDING. ALL WORK SHALL COMPLY WITH THE APPROVED PLANS. ALL WORK SHALL BE PERFORMED BY A FIRE SUPPRESSION CONTRACTOR LICENSED BY THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.

    1620-50 N 5TH ST Issued June 22, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM AND 1" COMBINED SERVICE IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13D THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE BUILDING. ALL WORK SHALL COMPLY WITH THE APPROVED PLANS. ALL WORK SHALL BE PERFORMED BY A FIRE SUPPRESSION CONTRACTOR LICENSED BY THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.

    1620-50 N 5TH ST Issued June 22, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM AND 1" COMBINED SERVICE IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13D THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE BUILDING. ALL WORK SHALL COMPLY WITH THE APPROVED PLANS. ALL WORK SHALL BE PERFORMED BY A FIRE SUPPRESSION CONTRACTOR LICENSED BY THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.

    1620-50 N 5TH ST Issued June 22, 2018 Comment
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