Zoning and Development
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Woodmere Art Museum expects to complete the purchase of St. Michael’s Hall property in mid-October, and has been working with a team of engineers, architects, lawyers, and Woodmere staff to dream big about how the property will be used. more
If developers get their way, the former site of Mt. Airy’s Trolley Car Diner will become a five story, 114-unit apartment complex complete with 38 parking spaces, 7,000 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor and a roof deck. more
With better lighting, the hope is customers and residents will use the 6400 block of Germantown Avenue more freely and will be more likely to patronize new businesses.. Victorian lamps will improve pedestrian experience. more
The Quintessence Theatre Group received a $500,000 state grant for major repairs to the historic building. State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) presented the ceremonial check at a press conference at the theater September 8. more
The most recent preliminary plans offered by MEH Investments for townhomes have been retracted due to lack of support and agreement about what the public would like to see at the property. more
The Springfield Township Board of Commissioners acknowledged three individuals for their service to the Springfield Township at Wednesday’s monthly business meeting. Springfield Township Community Day celebration will take place on Sunday, Oct. 3, preceded by the Erdenheim Civic Association 5k Race and Fun run at 9 a.m. more
The Chestnut Hill Community Association Land Use, Planning and Zoning Committee meeting on September 9 was devoted to reviewing plans for a development of eight townhouses at 8201 Shawnee … more
By Monday the residential plan had been abandoned. more
East Mt. Airy is booming with development, but much is the kind locals don’t want. The kind that makes long time residents feel pushed out. more
Cresheim Village Neighbors has been awarded by the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations for outstanding work, and by the Philadelphia Police Department for their involvement with neighborhood issues, according to Coordinator Stroiman. more
Cresheim Valley Drive between Navajo Street and Cresheim Road will remain closed for some 6 months, from the end of August through early 2022. more
Magistrate Judge McGill presents on the state of the courts At the invitation of the Springfield Township Board of Commissioners, Magistrate Judge Kate McGill (Montgomery County 38-1-08 … more
On August 4 the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustments approved a variance on 540 W. Moreland St. that had failed to win support from any of the CHCA review committees or the surrounding neighbors. more
A task force of the West Central Germantown Neighbors is preparing a report that will provide feedback to the city on what zoning decisions WCGN feels will be most beneficial to the residents here. more
The entire Central Mount Airy Commercial Historic District will be the subject of the six-week long opportunity for residents to learn about the recommended zoning changes and make comments and suggestions about any future changes. more
While neither required approval from the DRC, the design review did lead to changes recommended by the committee. more
While finding parking along Germantown Avenue will always be difficult, it will soon be easier to walk the avenue in Mt. Airy.   more
The Allen’s Lane Bridge reopened on June 11. It closed back in May of 2019 due to the poor condition of the deck, superstructure, and substructure, blocking a major route from Lincoln Drive to Germantown Avenue. more
Despite vast local oppositionand a plan that doesnot conform to existingzoning, the Philadelphia ZoningBoard of Adjustments voted June30 to approve a four-story apartmentbuilding at 6717 ChewAvenue, … more
A variance request for subdividing the property at 540 W. Moreland was denied. A variance allowing an existing semi-detached cottage behind 215 E. Evergreen Avenue to be used as a long-term rental property was approved. more
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