It took two years, but the LightPlay installation along the side of Carl Dranoff’s Southstar Lofts is now complete. Designed by artists Mags Harries and Lajos Heder, LightPlay casts a prism of light along the street, subway, and building on Broad.
A Curbed Philly reader tipped us off about a new apartment building that went up at on the corner of 12th and Washington Avenue in one weekend. A visit to the site revealed a 5-story apartment complex that went up in three days.
As of this morning, almost 500 people had signed an online petition calling for the City of Philadelphia to continue enforcing parking rules on South Broad Street after the Democratic National Convention.
Here's a helpful timeline of nearly every major development regarding the project that's happened this year. Just remember—this project has been two years in the making and includes a 32-story tower and a European-style retail village.
Bart Blatstein couldn't quite manage to clear the last hurdle for his proposed project at South Broad and Washington Avenue. At yesterday's zoning meeting the appeal committee said they needed more time to make a decision.
Developers sent us new preliminary renderings of the Lincoln Square development, giving us a closer look at their proposed mixed-use project that will sit across from Bart Blatstein's proposed superblock.
In a commentary article, the organization states numerous areas where developer Bart Blatstein could improve his two proposed mega-projects in South Philly. As they stand, the designs are "outdated," "stunningly overbuilt," and "weird."