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LUPZ hears report on Bowman plans

0 Comments 13 February 2013

by Wesley Ratko Cynthia Brey, co-chair of the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Land Use Planning and Zoning Committee, reported on a meeting with Bowman Properties regarding the design of the proposed building at 8200 Germantown Ave., the former Magarity Ford site, at the LUPZ’s Feb. 7 meeting. She said Bowman had presented so-called “value engineering” […]

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CHCA, Bowman reach agreement on Magarity site

0 Comments 31 May 2012

by Wes Ratko The Chestnut Hill Community Association board has unanimously adopted the community development agreement for the former Magarity Ford site at 8200 Germantown Ave. that was created after negotiations between Bowman Properties, the developer, and a “negotiating subcommittee” led by Joyce Lenhardt, vice president of the CHCA’s physical division. That agreement, formally titled […]

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Bowman checks in with designs for Fresh Market site

0 Comments 07 May 2012

by Wesley Ratko Representatives from Bowman Properties appeared before the Land Use Planning and Zoning Committee Thursday night, May 3, to present plans that illustrate their progress on the schematic design for the Fresh Market building planned for 8200 Germantown Avenue, the site of the former Magarity Ford. Bowman’s managing partner Richard Snowden began the […]

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Magarity neighbors file challenge to zoning legislation

4 Comments 14 February 2012

by Pete Mazzaccaro A group of 12 neighbors who live near or own a business near the former Magarity Ford site, 8200 Germantown Ave., have challenged city legislation that provided the zoning needed for Bowman Properties to move forward with a commercial/residential development for the property. Bowman Properties plans to build a five-story retail and […]

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The Magarity project: A tough process comes to an end

2 Comments 23 December 2011

by Pete Mazzaccaro Last week, in three separate votes, three institutions – the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s board of directors, the Philadelphia Planning Committee and Philadelphia City Council – gave Bowman Properties the permissions and legislation it needed to transform the former Magarity Ford site at 8200 Germantown Ave. into a mixed retail and residential […]

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Bowman plan passes City Council

13 Comments 15 December 2011

by Jennifer Katz This morning City Council unanimously passed the three zoning bills needed to convert the 8200 Germantown Ave. site of the former Magarity Ford car dealership to a mixed-use retail/residential development. Passage of the legislation, which rezoned the parcel and changed the direction of traffic on Hartwell Lane, comes just three days after […]

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Bowman proposal gets unanimous support of City Planning Commission

0 Comments 14 December 2011

by Pete Mazzaccaro Bowman Properties’ Magarity proposal was unanimously approved by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission yesterday. [For more, see yesterday's story here] Near neighbors Terry Halbert and Eric Spaeth both attended the meeting and voiced concerns about the project. Both said they felt neighbors were not being hear. “We really feel process itself has […]

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CHCA board votes unanimously to support Bowman/Magarity plan

4 Comments 13 December 2011

The proposal will go for final vote before City Council Thursday by Pete Mazzaccaro The NBC 10 news truck in front of Chestnut Hill Hospital suggested that the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s special board meeting Monday night to vote on Bowman Properties’ Magarity development might be big news – a high-tension debate pitting business interests […]

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Zoning committees approve Bowman’s plans for Magarity site.

2 Comments 08 December 2011

By Wesley Ratko In a well-attended special December meeting, the Land Use Planning and Zoning Committee voted 6 to 1 Wednesday night to support Bowman Properties’ proposal to build a Fresh Market shopping center and mixed-use development on the site of the now-closed Magarity Ford car dealership at 8200 Germantown Avenue. The vote came at […]

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Magarity development: Bowman, neighbors to negotiate for another week

0 Comments 02 December 2011

by Wesley Ratko With the deadline looming for Bowman Properties development at 8200 Germantown Ave., the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Land Use Planning and Zoning Committee deferred voting and scheduled another meeting on Wednesday night, Dec. 7. The LUPZ will meet an hour before the Dec. 7 special meeting of the Development Review Committee, and, […]

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