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    • Map of Lower Schuylkill River District

Lower Schuylkill Master Plan meetings in April

Take a look at recent press coverage on the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan! A recap of the April 2012 public presentation and feedback meetings (PlanPhilly) An in-depth tour and…

    • 4601 Market Street is owned by the city.
Eyes on the Street

Provident Mutual Life Insurance Building to be reused as Police Command Center

Today the vacant but majestic Provident Mutual Life Insurance Building has one inhabitant - a hawk living in the tower. But soon enough the Philadelphia Police Department could join the hawk's…

    • The Lower Schuylkill Master Plan study area has 68% of the city's vacant or underused industrial land. | PIDC
Eyes on the Street

Lower Schuylkill from hidden to hotbed?

Is the Lower Schuylkill Philadelphia’s next great opportunity? Harris Steinberg, executive director of PennPraxis*, had an opinion piece in Sunday’s Inquirer calling attention to the enormous potential presented by 4,000 industrial…

    • Take the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan survey!

Take the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan survey!

For those who could not attend our public meetings in January, the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan team has created this online survey to make sure that anyone interested can respond and…

    • The 4,100-acre study area for Lower Schuylkill Master Plan. | PIDC
Eyes on the Street

January 17-20: Robert A.M. Stern, Megaprojects & The Battle for Atlantic Yards, Chang, Lower Schuylkill Master Plan open houses, Philadelphia's walkability

“Architecture and Place” with Robert A. M. Stern Tuesday, January 17, 6:30-8pm. Drexel University, Mandell Theater, 33rd and Chestnut Street. Robert A.M. Stern comes to Drexel’s Westphal College of Media…

Eyes on the Street

Darrell Clarke's revenue plan, Venice Island eyesore, Church moves partly due to parking woes, transition at the Navy Yard, SEPTA's flat budget

What’s on Council President Darrell Clarke’s 2012 agenda? Revenue Generation. The Naked City reports that Clarke’s plans include: parking space leases to car-shares, public asset sales, ad-sales for spots on municipal…

    • The City wants to see the Family Court Building at 1801 Vine redeveloped.
Eyes on the Street

City seeks study of Family Court Building as prelude to redevelopment

After a false start in 2010, the Family Court Building at 1801 Vine Street could be redeveloped yet. First, the city wants to get to know the building a little bit…

    • Ghost | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street flickr group
    • 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…

Eyes on the Street

DAGspace: Planning for Industrial Growth in Philadelphia: PIDC Takes Aim

Planning for Industrial Growth in Philadelphia: PIDC Takes Aim by Janice Woodcock This past summer, several citizens wrote to The Philadelphia Inquirer saying that Philadelphia 2035, the city’s new Comprehensive Plan,…

    • Diagram of the Lower Schuylkill by Interface Studio | PIDC Industrial Land and Market Study

DAGspace: Planning for industrial growth in Philadelphia: PIDC takes aim

By Janice WoodcockFor DAGspaceThis past summer, several citizens wrote to The Philadelphia Inquirer saying that Philadelphia 2035, the city’s new Comprehensive Plan, places too much emphasis on what it…

    • SEPTA to award smart card consulting contract

SEPTA to award smart card consulting contract

SEPTA got one step closer toward implementing a new fare card system Thursday, when the SEPTA Board's administration committee reviewed a $9.2 million consulting contract with LTK Engineering Services.Project head…

    • The Hunting Park West industrial area. (Image from the Philadelphia City Planning Commission)

Roxborough and Hunting Park West industrial zones, they are a-changing

In a January city Planning Commission meeting, John Grady, the senior vice president of the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation made a claim that might stun some: Philly, he said, is not…

    • SEPTA gets smart card assist from PIDC

SEPTA gets smart card assist from PIDC

The first death knell sounded for the era of the token this afternoon, as the SEPTA Board approved an innovative financing plan that would pay for a new smart card fare…

    • City funds for proposed dialysis center still in limbo

City funds for proposed dialysis center still in limbo

At a City Council hearing last month on a proposed dialysis center in Chestnut Hill, Paul Deegan, the senior vice president of the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), testified that the…

    • Garry Fadula, Vice President of Operations at PTR Baler & Compactor Co., talks with a longtime co-worker.

Zoning czars, public to hear outcome of PIDC study

If the zoning code is where city planning’s rubber meets the road, a recent review of Philadelphia’s industrial sector is where the paper meets the process.  At its monthly meeting scheduled…

    • Cities measured by industrial clusters

A detailed glimpse at the PIDC industrial land use study

April 15, 2010 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly NEW ORLEANS – A much-anticipated study due out next month from the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corp. was previewed Monday morning at the…

    • American Street

3 ‘Infill’ spaces, 3 distinct challenges

February 22, 2010By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyInfill Philadelphia, an ongoing initiative of the nonprofit Community Design Collaborative, kicked off its “Industrial Sites Design Challenge” last week at the…

    • Navy Yard perspective

Navy Yard: Fields, fields, fields of dreams

March 26, 2009 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly(Editor’s note: This is the first in an occasional series on planning and development at the Navy Yard.)While spending the last…

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