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    • Dumpster Pool

August 1: Speeding up Amtrak on the cheap | 100 years of zoning | Dumpster pool

Alon Levy offers some cheaper alternatives to some of the budget-busting proposals in Amtrak's NEC Futures plan. One idea: fixing Frankford Junction to cut travel times between New York and…

    • Mega lot

July 21: Kensington pop-up landfill | Self-gerrymandering in Philly and Cleveland | Awesometown gets LEED Platinum

Ptah Gabrie at The Spirit of the Riverwards looks into the vicious cycle of illegal dumping on the Kensington "mega lots" formerly partly occupied by the Buck Hosiery building, which burned…

    • Rendering of proposed Orinoka Civic House, courtesy NKCDC and Jibe Design

March 11: Judge blocks school building sales | 20-year abatement reax | Two Kensingtons

A Court of Common Pleas judge blocked the sale of Walter G. Smith elementary in Point Breeze, along with four other SDP buildings, to Maryland-based Concordia Group, reports Wilford Shamlin III.…

    • Kensington

Shift Capital makes the bull case for Kensington redevelopment

Shift Capital is redeveloping properties in Kensington. Not East Kensington, not South Kensington, and not Olde Kensington. Kensington. In the area bounded roughly by Erie Avenue, Kensington Avenue, and G Street, far above…

    • Cherelle Parker

February 24: Parker announces for 9th District | Kensington fire | Philly sprawl

Rep. Cherelle Parker formally announced her candidacy for 9th District Councilwoman Marian Tasco's seat. Tasco is retiring from Council. There was a massive fire in a commercial building in Kensington this…

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