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    • photo credit Jenna Winegar, photo illustration PlanPhilly

How bill on I-95 condemnation corridor came to be

Pending city council legislation that would allow owners of the typical, one-dimensional billboards set to be removed for the I-95 expansion to replace them with flashier, double-sided, electronic signs was not…

    • Cramps Machine Shop at sunrise / photo courtesy of Torben Jenk

Complex saga of Cramp Machine Shop is coming to an end

William Cramp & Sons Ship and Engine Building Company constructed the industrial cathedral at 2050 Richmond Street nearly 100 years ago as a machine shop where enormous hydraulic turbines dwarfed the…

    • Huge space / photo courtesy of Jeffrey Totaro

How one shipbuilder impacted Philadelphia and the world

Local historians Torben Jenk and Kenneth Milano say the Cramp Machine Shop, then Turret Shop, was part of a business whose impact on Kensington, Fishtown and the city as whole was…

    • PennDOT worker installing the new Girard Ave signs. (PennDOT photo)

PennDOT meets to discuss how trees, lighting, crosswalks can complement I-95 plans

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has been meeting with representatives from neighborhoods and organizations along the I-95 corridor from Vine Street to Allegheny Avenue to find out what long-range plans these…

Discussion of water department work, casino traffic at Thursday FNA meeting

May 18, 2010 A discussion of the Philadelphia Water Department's ongoing work around Delaware and Frankford avenues, as well as the future traffic flow into SugarHouse Casino, will be held at…

    • Richmond Street

I-95 / Girard Ave. construction update

March 19, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The I-95 Girard Avenue interchange that crews have been working on since last summer will open in July, representatives from PennDOT and…

    • ULI conference

A day of taking stock of built environment

June 25 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyMore than 450 architects, developers, planners, investors, economists and other folks interested in the built environment gathered at the  Union League Thursday for…

    • Lights on South Broad

Investing in downtown during downturn

April 14By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly There's no doubt the recession has hit home, said Center City District President and CEO Paul Levy – but Philadelphia hasn't been walloped…

    • Riverfront setback and trail

DiCicco overlay gets more mixed reviews

Mar. 25, 2009 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyA waterfront advisory group remains concerned that a proposed zoning overlay doesn’t do enough to protect public access to the riverfront and…

    • Girard Interchange archaeology

Aramingo Canal comes back to life

Dec. 10By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyLayers of Philadelphia's history were laid open for inspection on the site of a new Girard Avenue ramp for I-95 earlier this week.…

    • Planner Paul Vernon outlines a proposal for a new West Philadelphia bike trail.

Details from Society Hill Foxwoods forum

Oct. 29By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly More details about Foxwoods Casino's proposal to move to The Gallery at Market East and the process through which City Council and officials…

    • 9th Ave. greenway in NYC

Advice from NYC's bike and pedestrian czar

Transformation: Ninth Ave. and 14th Street Aug. 28By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The man in charge of making New York City a better place for bicyclists and pedestrians came…

    • SugarHouse signage

Rendell will ask casinos to move

Photo by Isaac SteinbergJuly 9By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Governor Ed Rendell hopes to convince developers of Philadelphia's two proposed waterfront casinos to relocate, his spokesman said Monday.…

    • Commuting bike

Breaking news: City Council hears about bike sharing

April 30 Bike share in Washington, D.C. Previous coverageBikesharePhilly is asking people to email the mayor through its website at www.bikesharephilly.org/takeaction By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The idea of…

    • Bike Share

Peddling a more efficient way to get around

Bike Share in Lyon, FranceUpdated: BikesharePhilly is asking people to email the mayor through its website at www.bikesharephilly.org/takeaction Jan. 21By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly    Russell Meddin believes…

Pittsburgh's fledgling program

Jan. 14By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly    Those who maintain a trail system along Pittsburgh's three rivers started thinking about loaning bicycles to trail users about five years ago.…

    • SugarHouse site

Update: SugarHouse permit process flap

Jan. 07, 2008 Click here for link to relevent state and federal historic protection acts. Phase I archaeological reportPhase II archaeological reportBy Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly SugarHouse Casino…

Tension between access and industry

By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly   Sarah Thorp, executive director of the Delaware River City Corp., has become well acquainted with the balancing act that comes with bringing people…

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