Pine Street stormwater project leaves Antique Row businesses up in arms

Weekly Press: Philadelphia Water Department puts Antique Row in jeopardy

Antique Row business owners are concerned about their livelihood due to the pending Philadelphia Water Department’s proposed Pine Street Storm Relief Project along Pine Street from 7th to 13th Streets. If the project, which will take two years to complete, proceeds, the street will be closed down and its sidewalks will be torn up.  While the Water Department would only shut down the street on a two- month per two-block basis, it would still prohibit customers from easy driving or walking access.

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