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June 3: Major University Science Center expansion | Generational politics of home prices | Spring Garden office project

Huge news: University Science Center is planning to double in size, adding an additional 4 million square feet of capacity, including residential and retail components.

You've never seen rendering porn like this plan to turn the Destination Maternity building at and Spring Garden and N. 6th Street into a high-design office. Gigantic surface parking lot in the rear would remain. 

Passyunk Post has the first photos of this year's South Street PHS pop-up beer garden. 

Building underground parking spaces is really expensive

Dean Baker pulls out the generational politics of cheering on rising home prices. 

Up in the Lehigh Valley, Lower Macungie Township Supervisor and blogger Ron Beitler grapples with the true costs of the LV's warehouse economy.

It doesn't make too much sense to do a statewide average for rents, but here's how Pennsylvania rents for two-bedroom apartments compare to other states.

Everybody could stand to be less cagey about where they think poor people should live.

About the author

Jon Geeting

Jon Geeting was Engagement Editor at Plan Philly from 2014-2016. He has also covered city and state politics, land use, transportation, and economic policy for Next City, Keystone Politics, This Old City, Philadelphia Magazine, and City Paper. Jon grew up in Bethlehem, PA and moved to Philadelphia in 2013 after an 11-year detour to New York City. Follow him on Twitter @jongeeting.



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