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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
January 24, 2019 - 4:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's tax break on new construction has been controversial since it started 20 years ago. Now, a City Council member is calling for it to be phased out. Councilwoman Helen Gym conceded the 10-year tax abatement has been a powerful tool for spurring...
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Standing in front of photographs of mold and wild mushrooms, singers outside the apartments being built at 401 Race Street crooned, 'Baby, There's Mold Inside!"
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
December 27, 2018 - 4:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Leaders of the Philadelphia Building Trades say that shortcuts are causing mold issues at an Old City apartment building under construction. Standing in front of photographs of mold and wild mushrooms, singers outside the apartments being built at 401 Race Street...
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Benjamin Franklin High School
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
December 08, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Work is on track to put two very different Philadelphia schools into the same building next fall. The district is moving Science Leadership Academy — one of its most successful magnets — from 22nd and Arch streets to Benjamin Franklin High School, one of its lowest-...
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Construction on the Exton project is expected to begin before the end of the year.
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Ian Bush
November 12, 2018 - 3:50 pm
EXTON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Whole Foods in Exton, Chester County is getting a new neighbor. Actually, hundreds of them. A six-story, 342-unit apartment building is coming to a portion of what used to be the Kmart property at Exton Square Mall, along Routes 30 and 100. The real estate...
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Street construction
Mike DeNardo
April 30, 2018 - 11:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- An upgrade is in the works for Lincoln Drive, starting Monday, and it will mean some inconvenience for off-peak drivers. The scenic drive between East Falls and Germantown is in for $12 million worth of improvements, including resurfacing, new streetlights, a new...
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