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Old Posted Apr 18, 2008, 4:13 AM
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Good. Now we have a location on this guy. Give us some more info please.
Dude, you cracked me up and for the record you have every right to complain about him.
     
     
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Old Posted Apr 27, 2008, 8:29 PM
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from yesterday morning:



some demo equiptment on site


the hole across the street from 22 Parkway(and behind the Rodan museum) This is the former RDG Pennsylvania Ave subway

old new construction

the portal
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Old Posted Apr 27, 2008, 11:12 PM
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Wait a minute...

The ex-B&O (now CSX) Royal Blue line disappears into a tunnel just off Eakins Oval near the skate park-to-be. theWatusi's picture shows a tunnel portal with paving over an abandoned line. Now I know the Royal Blue line is the key D.C.-to-New York freight main these days, but I thought that the northern portal is also on Pennsylvania Avenue. If it's not that one, where is it?
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Old Posted Apr 28, 2008, 12:07 AM
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the ex-B&O line you are refering to (that runs along the Schukill River Park) interlocks with the ex-RDG line inside the subway. Originally this was an interchange and terminus of the B&O. The RDG line started at the Reading terminal, breaking off the main and headed West just North of Callowhill St-desended below grade not to emerge until 27th&Penna. Ave.


see the inset on the lower left
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This is all well and good, but the question I have is to why this particular portal looks abandoned. Is it at the RDG south end of the Penna. Ave tunnel?
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Old Posted Apr 28, 2008, 10:32 AM
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This is all well and good, but the question I have is to why this particular portal looks abandoned. Is it at the RDG south end of the Penna. Ave tunnel?
yep, you got it.
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Does anybody know if they did the demo yet and if so...does anybody have pics?

They should have a good idea now if they are going to build or not. Nice to see there is still a good media spend.

Saw an ad in Philly mag again.
     
     
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it was reported in the Philly thread this week that they have started demo on the North hotel building.
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Sorry, kids. This morning's Inquirer is reporting that Parkway22 is suspending all sales activity due to uncertain market conditions. Sales will resume when market conditions improve. Site preparation will continue in the meantime.
     
     
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Yup.

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The sales center for Parkway22, a planned 35-story condominium complex behind the Rodin Museum, will suspend activities tomorrow because of "uncertain market conditions," according to the developer, V&H Hotel Associates. Dalia Shuster, longtime owner of the property and Parkway22 principal, said the sales center would be back in action when market conditions returned to normal. In the meantime, she said, design and site preparation would continue.

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Old Posted May 8, 2008, 5:13 PM
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Site preparation will continue in the meantime.
You know what that means:

Another parking lot
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One of the flattest highrises ever built

The city has too many of 'em IMHO.

Waste of a good hotel, too.
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Is this project going forward or is it dead?
     
     
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Is this project going forward or is it dead?
Are you a second coming of NDPhilly?

Christof, we are a very enthusiastic bunch and the slightest rumor or media blurb always gets us buzzing - trust me, no news goes unnoticed. That said, if nobody has posted in a thread, then no need to ask for updates or if a project is moving forward. The last posts in this thread are 3 months old and clearly state that this project is on hold.

Nothing crushes the hopes of skyscraper geeks more than reading a new post that says, "Any updates?" in an otherwise long-dead thread.
     
     
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Hey Man:

Didn't mean to crush your hopes and dreams. Actually, I was hoping for some good news on this project.
     
     
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Are you a second coming of NDPhilly?
No, he's much too articulate for that...
     
     
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Old Posted Aug 15, 2008, 8:26 PM
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Since the last I heard was this project's going to be delayed a la Bridgeman's View, shouldn't it be in the Delayed, Never-Built, and Visionary forum a la Bridgeman's View?
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Since the last I heard was this project's going to be delayed a la Bridgeman's View, shouldn't it be in the Delayed, Never-Built, and Visionary forum a la Bridgeman's View?
I think this project along with Bridgeman's View is following the path of the Do-Do bird .... oops bad analogy, at least the Do-Do existed at one point or another....
     
     
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The demolished portion of the hotel has been paved over and replaced with a parking lot.
     
     
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Welcome Back Parkway 22

There is a Logan Square neighborhood meeting tomorrow and Neil Sklaroff is on the agenda to present a 'revised' proposal for Parkway 22. I would love to see this break ground.
     
     
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