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Beverly's Brows is a beauty and wellness studio located in Northern Liberties. The reason they needed special zoning approval from the Zoning Board of Adjustments is because they also offer permanent makeup and microblading; which is technically classified as tattoos. Tattoo studios are a regulated use that always require special approval from the Zoning Board.   The application for Beverly's Brows is in a large CMX-3 (Community...

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Augustus Abbonizio is a tattoo artist with nearly 20 years of professional experience in the industry.  He spent most of that time working in Philadelphia. We met Gus when he was gearing up to branch off into his own solo practice, and are thrilled to have been able to help him along with some of that process.   The space we were obtaining this use for is...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   Brows Of Prey Tara-Lynn Baeza is an incredibly talented aesthetician, make-up artist, and educator. She has trained hundreds of aestheticians, cosmetologists, and seasoned beauty professionals in how to perfect and reconstruct brows. Brows are her passion. So much so that she has decided to create her very own business dedicated to the artistry of creating soft and natural looking brows with microblading. "I've always believed makeup at its...

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We met Kelly Haney when she was operating her business out of a fellow artist's tattoo shop in Fishtown. Her business was rapidly expanding, so she was looking to branch out and operate out of her own space.   Tattoo shops, which are classified as "body art services" under the zoning code, are automatically prohibited when in 500 feet of a school or residential district. Because of this, special approval from...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] These are the types of successes we truly love to be apart of; ones of entrepreneurship and new beginnings.   In 2016, Philadelphia Zoning successfully acquired a use permit for Eva Zeller and Vito Leva of Acupuncture of Broad located in South Philly. After many years of being Acupuncture practitioners, the pair decided it was time to set up their own shop. "For my acupuncture studio to get...

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Shawn Bullard, a long time client of Philadelphia Zoning, has recently opened up a coffee shop and cafe on Cecil B Moore near Temple's campus. The coffee shop called Common Grounds occupies the bottom floor of Commercial Mixed Use (CMX 2.5) property. Philadelphia Zoning helped the owner Mr. Bullard with all of the permitting that went into this new development.   The first step was to get the...

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[caption id="attachment_18623" align="alignright" width="504"] Picture credit: Macerich, The Fashion District Philadelphia[/caption] Philadelphia Zoning is the premier permit expediter for the Fashion District Philadelphia project (also known as The Gallery at Market East).   The new Fashion District Philadelphia is a complete overhaul of the current Gallery at Market East and boasts being the 'largest premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination in downtown Philadelphia'.   Philadelphia Zoning is incredibly excited to...

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