According to multiple reports, things got heated at yesterday’s Zoning Board of Adjustment hearing yesterday, where the board ultimately rejected preservationists’ and merchants’ appeals against L&I-issued permits.
The Zoning Board of Adjustment decided to continue discussion of multiple appeals filed by preservationists and tenants of four properties on Jewelers Row until October after an attorney in the room called the arguments "petty."
The Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) is expected to consider appeals filed by opponents of the Jewelers Row demolition tomorrow, Wednesday, September 28 at 1 p.m. But some business owners say they're in favor of the 16-story residential tower.
Philly is a city of parks, but a lot has changed since William Penn laid out the city in 1682. Here’s another round of before-and-afters of old and new parks around the city, from the iconic Logan Circle to Louis I. Kahn Park.
New reports say that Toll Brothers plans to include retail on the ground floor of its proposed 16-story tower on Jewelers’ Row that will mimic the current corridor of shops. Meanwhile, more than 3,700 people have signed a petition to halt the demo.
A super chic and spacious condo in the old Musical Fund Hall in Washington Square is for sale, putting a modern spin on a historic building that hosted the first Republican National Convention in 1856.
Jewelers’ Row is not designated historic, yet it a deep dive into the street's beginnings reveals that the block has a rich past that tells the story of how one man's downfall became another's cash cow.
A series of buildings on Jewelers Row, a block of buildings between 8th and Sansom streets that dates back to the 1800s, may be demolished to make way for a Toll Brothers 16-story residential building.
Keystone Property Group just acquired the trio of towers, which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, from Rubenstein Partners. Keystone plans to turn the ground-floor and mezzanine office space at 530 Walnut into retail.