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February NLNA General Meeting – First Look at Spring Garden Underpass Design

  Last Thursday, neighbors braved frigid temperatures to see the Delaware River Waterfront Corp. and its consultant RBA unveil plans for improving the Spring Garden underpass.The proposed design will feature perforated metal panels with native plant designs, back-lit by LED lighting that will change color and intensity with the time of day. There also will […]

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Important Zoning Meeting Oct. 24 – Neighborhood Remapping Workshop

THURSDAY – October 24 St. Michael’s Russian Orthodox Church (NE corner of 4th & Fairmount – one block west of the Northern Liberties Community Center) Should properties on your block be zoned residential, commercial, or industrial? For single-family homes or high-rise condos? Come out to the October NLNA October General Membership Meeting on Thursday to […]

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On The Waterfront: Penn Street Trail Officially Opens

  The Waterfront Trail will ultimately link Spring Garden to Penn Treaty Park! Last week the Delaware River Waterfront Corp (DRWC) officially opened the first segment of the planned 5-mile waterfront trail – and it’s in Northern Liberties. Running for 1400 linear feet from Spring Garden Street northeast to Ellen Street, the trail includes key […]

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NLNA Board of Directors Meeting Minutes of February 4, 2013

    PRESENT:  Matt Ruben, President; Don Phillips, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Rick Angeli; Fernando Benavides; Michael Coyne; Larry Freedman; Lystra Harris; Katrina Mansfield; Anne Waginger. ABSENT:  Erika Goldberg, Chris Somers The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:06 p.m. Motion: By: Anne Waginger, seconded by Katrina Mansfield. “To […]

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New “License to Inspect” Tool Lets You Easily Look Up Permits & Info

PlanPhilly.com and Philly-based firm Azavea have created a new online tool that makes it easy to monitor construction, demolition, and code violations in the city. The tool, called License to Inspect, enables users quickly to search, display, sort, and save data collected by the city’s Department of Licenses and Inspections. So check it out by […]

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Reminder: Zoning Meeting Tonight!

  700 N. 3rd Street at the Northern Liberties Community Center AGENDA Monday 1/28/13 Sorry for the delay on this posting… (6:30) – 938 New Market – Alex Duller – I2 – Return visit with a proposal for a 6 unit residential bldg. on New Market and a triplex and duplex on Hancock with 1:1 […]

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Meet the City Controller And Discuss Property Tax Update at the NLNA General Meeting – Thurs, Jan 24

  7pm at the Northern Liberties Community Center (3rd & Fairmount). This month’s agenda: Get a briefing from the NLNA on the latest new property tax information.  Meet City Controller Alan Butkovitz – the City’s “watchdog” officer. Ask him about property taxes, the City’s budget and expenses, tax collections, pretty much any financial or policy […]

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Zoning Agenda for December 2012

To review past Zoning Meeting Minutes and approved Motions see NLNA Board Meeting Minutes. To do this type: BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES in the search field above. Zoning Motions are approved by the Board at the following month’s meeting. DECEMBER 2012 — Zoning Agenda Location: NL Community Center, 3rd & Fairmount  As always, the meetings […]

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Zoning Meetings postponed to Monday, 11/5 and Thursday 11/8

  Due to Hurricane Sandy, October’s Zoning meetings will be held in November 5 and 8. Click here to see this month’s Agenda. Location: NL Community Center, 3rd & Fairmount  As always, the meetings are public and all are welcome to attend and participate. To review past Zoning Meeting Minutes and approved Motions see NLNA […]

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NLNA General Meeting And Free Performance at Liberty Lands September 27

Join us for the first general membership meeting of the fall, next Thursday at the NL Community Center, NW corner of 3rd & Fairmount. Get updates on: Property Tax Changes Finnigan’s Wake The New Zoning Code and Waterfront Planning Spring Garden Improvements Clean Energy Options And more! And if you’re around before the meeting, the […]

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Learn about the USS United States – a Philly Waterfront Treasure

  Planning and waterfront development web site PlanPhilly is putting on two two events that celebrate a historic treasure currently docked on our Central Delaware riverfront, and the former PlanPhilly reporter who wrote a book detailing its creation and its legacy. Thursday, July 19, 5-7PM: A Man and His Ship Book Release and Conversation. A free […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of December 3, 2012

  PRESENT:  Matt Ruben, President; Don Phillips, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Rick Angeli; Fernando Benavides; Michael Coyne; Larry Freedman; Erika Goldberg; Katrina Mansfield; Chris Somers; Anne Waginger. ABSENT:  Lystra Harris The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:05 p.m. Motion: By Katrina Mansfield, seconded by Erika Goldberg:“To approve the […]

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