You are viewing 6 articles with the tag University City by the author Anthony Campisi

    • Historical Commission wades into neighborhood dispute

Historical Commission wades into neighborhood dispute

The Philadelphia Historical Commission took a position in a simmering neighborhood dispute Friday by voting down the historic designation application of a Logan Square park.Tully Speaker and Thomas E. Malone…

    • 205 Race Street

Three development proposals run into controversy at Planning Commission meeting

Tuesday's Planning Commission meeting featured three information-only presentations of proposed developments that all face either community opposition or serious questions from commission members about each project's suitability.205 Race St.Jeff…

    • Credit: Lager Raabe Skafte Landscape Architects, Inc.

30th Street gets new pedestrian approach

A major highway project has given the University City District a chance to make the south side of 30th Street Station a little bit more friendly to pedestrians.The group is…

    • A look at West Philadelphia's parklet. (Photos courtesy of Bridget Keegan Barber.)

A Philly first: University City gets a parklet

You’ve heard of parks on piers, like the one at Race Street. And you’ve heard of pocket parks, like the one on Chestnut Street near 16th.Now, meet the parklet, the…

    • Series of before-after pictures from the Commerce Dept., showing how the corridor might look after the facade improvements

After decades of turmoil, 52nd Street is getting a new lease on life

It used to be West Philadelphia's main street. A regional shopping destination that was so vital tourists in Philadelphia would make a point to visit and check out the shops, sample…

SEPTA in talks with contractor to settle Market-Frankford El lawsuit

A lawsuit over who is to blame for delays and cost overruns on the Market Street Elevated Reconstruction Project may be inching toward settlement.Court documents show that SEPTA has begun…

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