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Council Rules Committee votes to send Bowman/Magarity proposal to full Council

0 Comments 30 November 2011

The City Council Rules Committee heard testimony today regarding the Bowman Properties proposal  transform the old Magarity Ford site at 8200 Germantown Ave. into a retail and housing development that would include a Fresh Market grocery store. At least 40 local people attended, according to reports by those present. The committee voted unanimously to send the […]

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Bowman moves plan forward as neighbors remain unmoved

1 Comment 16 November 2011

by Jennifer Katz Bowman Properties proposal to build a mixed-use development, anchored by national grocer Fresh Market at the former Magarity site at 8200 Germantown Ave., is moving quickly through both the Chestnut Hill Community Association process and the City Council process and could be complete by the end of the year. The CHCA subcommittee, […]

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LUPZ struggles to reach agreement on Magarity plan as deadlines loom

0 Comments 09 November 2011

by Wesley Ratko Bowman Properties plans to convert the former Magarity Ford site to a retail and housing complex, and its scheduled run before City Council dominated the discussion at the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Land Use Planning and Zoning committee on Nov. 3. According to LUPZ member Joyce Lenhardt, Bowman Properties has made significant […]

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The Magarity redevelopment proposal: correcting the record

0 Comments 09 November 2011

Richard K, Gelber, AIA, Principal spg3 Architects My architectural firm spg3 and I are the architects of record for Bowman Properties’ proposed redevelopment of the Magarity site.  I am writing in response to Mr. Glenn Bergman’s opinion piece that appeared in Weavers Way’s November newsletter. I understand that Mr. Bergman’s opinion piece has since been […]

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Commentary: Is Magarity Proposal in Best Interests of Chestnut Hill?

0 Comments 09 November 2011

Editor’s note: The following first appeared in the Weavers Way Shuttle. It was published in the November issue, which was available last week. by Glenn Bergman, Weavers Way General Manager Many Co-op members and others in the community have asked me what I think about the project that Bowman Properties and Seth Shapiro (who works […]

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Revised Bowman plan goes to City Council

0 Comments 02 November 2011

by Jennifer Katz Bowman Properties took a step forward last week when legislation to change the zoning of the former Magarity property was introduced in City Council. The Chestnut Hill developer also announced alterations to the original configuration for the mixed use, residential and commercial development planned for the site. At the Chestnut Hill Community […]

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LUPZ discusses Magarity proposal, zoning code change

0 Comments 11 October 2011

By Wesley Ratko LUPZ Committee member Joyce Lenhardt presented another update on the negotiations between the neighbors’ subcommittee and Bowman Properties, saying the pace of negotiations is “picking up” but that the group has yet to reach a consensus. “At the moment, we don’t support the project,” she said. Lenhardt said two additional meetings, tentatively […]

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Commentary: Plans for Magarity site threaten the community

0 Comments 21 September 2011

by Terry Halbert We are near neighbors of the former Magarity Ford. We want to give our not-so-near neighbors a sense of what we think is worth knowing about the plans Bowman Properties has to redevelop the site. First, let us say this: We do not oppose development. When it is done well, and done […]

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Near neighbors bypass CHCA on Magarity project; hire a lawyer

0 Comments 21 September 2011

by Jennifer Katz Apparently in Chestnut Hill there is no end to the number of times lightning can strike. This week, the Local has published another letter by neighbors unhappy with development. This time it’s about Bowman Properties plans to develop the former Magarity Ford dealership site, and as in previous instances they have engaged […]

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POLL: Is Bowman’s plan for Magarity site too big?

0 Comments 21 September 2011

NOTE: It’s come to our attention that our polls have an easy workaround by which anyone knowledgeable enough to clear his browser history can vote multiple times. It’s not a vulnerability with Local polls but all polls created with Poll Daddy, one of the most-used free poll providers on the Web. For that reason we’ve […]

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