Changing Skyline: A billboard stalls Philadelphia apartment tower

Posted on Friday, Apr 12, 2013
Any number of obstacles can kill a high-rise project in Philadelphia. Usually it's money. Construction costs can run as high as New York's, yet rents remain much lower here, the margins smaller. Tall towers frequently get ensnared in politics, especially when a neighborhood group is nervous about having more people around.
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