You are viewing 8 articles by the author JoAnn Greco concerning Riverfronts & Waterfronts

    • Billboards encroach on a garage, cheek by jowl

Scenic Philadelphia looks beyond billboards

For the last three years, Mary Tracy has been wearing two hats, one as president of Scenic America and one as executive director of Philadelphia-based SCRUB, the Society Created to Reduce…

    • Rendering of Marina View | BLT Architects

Historical Commission Okays Waterfront Project

The Philadelphia Historical Commission today approved a controversial waterfront proposal that opponents and critics had lambasted for its incompatibility with the Old City Historic District and Master Plan for the Central…

    • 2525 S. Garnet St.

Historical Commission tables Overbrook Farms historic designation discussion

Despite getting off to a slow start — a contentious 40-minute look at some exterior renovations to a Girard Estate home — today's meeting of the Historical Commission wrapped up its…

    • Postcard from Kansas City

Postcard from Kansas City: a planner's paradise

By JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhilly Although I'd never really heard anything negative about the City of Fountains, I wasn't prepared for the great impression Kansas City, Missouri, made right from the…

    • Paris

Postcard from Paris: Here's looking at you Philadelphia

June 15, 2010By JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhilly Is there anyone who doesn't love Paris? No matter how many times I visit — and this time it amounted to one half-day…

    • Manmade hills at Brooklyn's Pier 1 feature recycled rock from other city development projects.

A pier park grows in Brooklyn

June 1, 2010 By JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhilly As Philadelphia dips its toes into the notion of crafting parks centered on its derelict piers, I thought it'd be fun to see…

    • Central Delaware

Progress reports on the Central Delaware Master Plan

May 6, 2010 By JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhilly Last night, about twenty residents of South Philadelphia got a chance to catch up with the progress of the $1 million Central Delaware…

    • Striking a balance

Trying to strike a balance on the Delaware

May 5, 2010 JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhilly Dredging and natural gas drilling, oil refineries and port activity — the Delaware River, all 330 miles of it from upstate New York to…

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