Zoning OK Delayed In $100M Philly Whole Foods Project

Law360, Philadelphia (August 29, 2013, 1:57 PM EDT) -- Philadelphia’s Zoning Board of Adjustment on Wednesday delayed consideration of a "flagship" Whole Foods store with residential units, slowing the approval of the $100 million project after two neighborhood associations pushed for more time to negotiate with the developer.

At Wednesday’s hearing, the board opted to push back the hearing on special exemptions and variances for Rodin Square — a 63,000-square-foot grocery store project with 293 residential units — until Oct. 9. Representatives from the Logan Square Neighborhood Association and the Spring Garden Civic Association requested...
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