Point Breeze: This Week In The News – Feibush Sues Johnson, Affordable Housing Project Approved

Point Breeze: This Week In The News – Feibush Sues Johnson, Affordable Housing Project Approved

In case you missed it, we found a few places where people were talking about things happening in Point Breeze: 33 affordable housing homes approved for Point Breeze: On the heals of Philadelphia’s Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) approval, two plots of land in Point Breeze will be turned into 33 affordable apartments and townhouses […]

 By Lindsay Wessell and Saba Abbasi

Northern Liberties: Zoning Committee Integral to Neighborhood Development

Northern Liberties: Zoning Committee Integral to Neighborhood Development

[vimeo 68257611] The Zoning Committee of the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association has considered the needs of numerous commercial, industrial and residential projects for years, striking a balance that has allowed the neighborhood to flourish. This committee has kept busy maintaining the desired luster of Northern Liberties, an area that has grown out of its ‘up-and-coming’ phase. […]

 By Adam Clark, Keisha Gilkes and Eraena Fraites

Haddington: Zoning Prompts Church to Sell Property

Haddington: Zoning Prompts Church to Sell Property

St. Joseph’s Baptist Church in Haddington has decided to part ways with its off-site property after a decision passed that denied usage of the church as a rehabilitation center for ex-offenders. The decision was made after residents expressed concern with the program, worrying a facility like that would negatively affect  home values. “The program was […]

 By David Foster

Kensington: Zoning Board Rejects Otolith Sustainable Seafood Variance Application

Kensington: Zoning Board Rejects Otolith Sustainable Seafood Variance Application

When married couple Amanda Bossard and Murat Aritan dreamed of bringing their unique sustainable seafood company, Otolith, to Philadelphia in 2007, they knew some bumps in the road would follow. Aritan spends six months of the year fishing in the bountiful but deadly waters off Alaska away from his family, while Bossard, who raises their […]