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Mayor gives zoning OK to Foxwoods Gallery casino plan
Philadelphia Business Journal,
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 12:16:23 PM
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed zoning legislation on Sunday that would allow for a proposed Foxwoods Casino in Center City.
The action establishes a Commercial Entertainment District in the Market Street East section, including the Gallery at Market East, the shopping center that would house the casino. The district is bounded by 10th and 11th streets and Filbert and Market streets.
The proposal had been under fire from leaders of nearby Chinatown. Nutter met with the community on Saturday to discuss their concerns.
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