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Philly imagined a Delaware waterfront full of apartments. Instead, we’re getting suburban-style townhouses. | Inga Saffron

“The problem on the waterfront today isn’t overbuilding,” said Matt Ruben, the longtime chairman of the Central Delaware Advisory Group. “It’s underbuilding.”
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Philly imagined a Delaware waterfront full of apartments. Instead, we’re getting suburban-style townhouses. | Inga Saffron

“The problem on the waterfront today isn’t overbuilding,” said Matt Ruben, the longtime chairman of the Central Delaware Advisory Group. “It’s underbuilding.”

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Ask Jennifer Adams: How long should that bathroom tile last?

Considering a tile shower or tub surround in your bathroom? Here are Jennifer’s tips for a long-lasting, durable tile installation.

Italian Market apartments are scaled back amid complaints, but parking plan still opposed

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Italian Market apartments are scaled back amid complaints, but parking plan still opposed

Midwood’s latest plan for the site on the southeast corner of Ninth Street and Washington Avenue calls for a six-story building with 157 apartments.
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