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Comcast Spectacor unveils $2.5 billion master plan for South Philly sports complex. Here’s what’s in it
The announcement comes as the Sixers move forward with a proposal to build a downtown basketball arena.
4 days ago
Racial homeownership gap persists in Philly metro, analysis finds
The finding suggests the metro’s racial homeownership gap is the result of systemic roadblocks that go beyond income, according to a report released last week.
5 days ago
Number of new housing units in Center City area hits 5-year high
The benchmark comes as the area continues to see population growth, including an increase in the number of New York transplants.
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Philly could get affordable housing for seniors raising grandchildren
Philadelphia developers could get millions to build more affordable senior housing, and new rules promote building intergenerational apartments.
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Proposed Sixers arena could cost millions in lost tax revenue, new analysis finds
The analysis comes as stakeholders await the results of two impact studies commissioned through the city.
2 weeks ago
Philly Zoning Board delays FDR Park tree-cutting decision
At issue are 48 mature trees, which the Fairmount Park Conservancy proposes cutting down to make way for athletic fields.
Would-be homebuyers in Philly to face another challenging spring season
The city’s residential housing market is hot, but there’s not much to buy.
Philly launches training program to grow and diversify electric vehicle workforce
A pre-apprenticeship program will aim to help people become electricians focused on electric vehicle chargers.
3 weeks ago
‘A no-brainer’: Philly’s historical commission designates new district in Germantown
The Germantown Urban Village Historic District is now part of the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places.
Pa. home repair and energy efficiency program resuscitated in Shapiro’s budget proposal
The program can pay for improvements that help Pa. homes adapt to climate change and lower their carbon emissions.
4 weeks ago
Want speed cushions on your street? Philly is making it easier to request them
The city has also expanded the program to more blocks.
Extreme rain and rising tides threaten Philly’s Revolutionary War-era Fort Mifflin
Fort Mifflin sits right along the Delaware River. It’s one of many historic sites across the country at risk from climate change.
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