Weekly Update August 3-10

Delaware Avenue Apartment Building Approved

The first apartment building proposed for the Delaware River Waterfront was approved by the Histocial Commission despite violating principles of the Master Plan.  Waterfront advocates had wanted the developer to improve the facade and add ground-floor retail and recommended the proposal be revised.

See:  http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/inga_saffron/20120811_Changing_Skyline__Proposed_Delaware_waterfront_apartment_complex_gets_approval.html