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    • Planning Commission considers RCO regs

Planning Commission to weigh a host of zoning code amendments

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission has a packed agenda for its November meeting and is scheduled to consider dozens of amendments to the zoning code, among other items. Some of the…

    • Steinberg, Febo-San Miguel, Jiminez, Nowak

Balancing public art and public space with what the public wants

When you go to an event called "Who shapes the city? A conversation about public space and the arts" and it's held in a PAFA gallery upstairs from a major exhibition…

    • Baker is looking for more neighborhood artifacts to include in the exhibit
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From world's workshop to hipster mecca: Northern Liberties artist curates community history exhibit

In a warehouse dating back to 1892, once the home of a publishing company, later occupied by a somewhat illicit business and finally converted into artist lofts, longtime Northern Liberties artist…

    • 411 N. 10th, panoramic
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November 18-22: Planning Commission meeting | Food Fight! | Patrik Schumacher | Gray Area Germantown | Rethinking Trestletown

Beyond the Greenbuild conference invading Philly Wednesday-Friday, here's what's on the horizon this week: PLAN: Philadelphia City Planning Commission November Meeting Tuesday, November 19, 1-5pm. 1515 Arch Street, Room 18-029. The…

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Artist plans 5-mile torrent of color along Philly's Amtrak corridor

SEPTA and Amtrak commuters traveling through Philly can look forward to a lot of color in the spring as Berlin-based artist Katharinia Grosse begins painting dilapidated buildings along the tracks. Mural…

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November 18: Four PA Govs beg for transpo funding | Lincoln Building redevelopment | Bingham Place construction | Feibush challenging Johnson | Fishtown wants bread

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. After a beautiful weekend we’re in for a weird weather day: a warm, blustery day with bands of rain, followed by a big temperature…

    • Transit-oriented development grows in Fox Chase, but doubts exist in business community

Central Northeast District draft plan to be revealed in December

The draft recommendations for the Central Northeast District Plan include improving mass transit and making the major auto thoroughfare – Roosevelt Boulevard – safer for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. Based on…

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Plant flowers at Race Street Pier, find other ways to LOVE Your Park this weekend

Love spring flowers? You can help them grow on Race Street Pier by assisting the Friends of Race Street Pier  plant 1,000 spring bulbs on Saturday. Tammy Leigh DeMent, the Pennsylvania…

    • Marathon
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20 years and running: Philadelphia Marathon returns Sunday

Cue up Philadelphia Freedom:  Road closures, SEPTA detours, parking restrictions (don't get towed!), and thousands of runners are heading your way this weekend for the 20th annual Philadelphia Marathon…

    • Preservation law symposium
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Preservation crises and solutions: Five takeaways from Penn's Preservation Law and Policy symposium

Philly preservationists, you are not alone in your frustrations. Preservationists drawn to PennDesign last week from across the country for a preservation policy symposium hosted by the Graduate Program in Historic…

    • Part of Dickinson Square Park was enclosed by construction fencing in November as construction began.
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November 15-17: New city lecture | Love Your Park service day | Stormwater infrastructure workshop | Women Bike PHL day | Philadelphia Marathon | Hamilton Family Arts Center community day

Hello Eyes on the Street! Need a little weekend inspiration? Here's what's happening in Philly.  LECTURE: Léger, Le Corbusier and Paris futur Friday, November 15, 6:30-8pm. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Van…

    • Renaissance Plaza update

More changes to Renaissance Plaza proposal

There's been another revision to plans for Renaissance Plaza - the residential and retail complex Waterfront Renaissance Associaties - an affiliate of Carl Marks Real Estate - plans to build at…

    • Convention Center, Phillytrax
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November 15: Convention Center loses client | Building collapse was avoidable | TIF districts under perform | Clarke pushes for extended LOOP deadline | West Powelton residents fight zoning variance

Happy Friday, Streeters!  The already struggling Pennsylvania Convention Center lost an important customer. UBM Canon, an international communications firm who held an event at the Convention Center this year, canceled…

    • A publicly subsidized W Hotel is proposed for 15th and Chestnut streets in Center City

TIF districts generate less property tax revenue than expected

When city officials decided to create a $5 million tax-increment financing (TIF) district for Bart Blatstein’s Avenue North project near Temple University, in 2005, they had a few figures in mind.…

    • George Washington Reviewing His Troops at Valley Forge / Don Herbert photo

Upper Merion mural embodies spirit of township's tricentennial logo: Preserving the past, shaping the future

This is the story of the mural: In 1976, this mural was installed on the Louderback building along the PA Turnpike. It was painted by local resident and business owner Ted…

    • Webberking Sculpture
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New salvaged metal sculpture at 40th and Powelton

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods this fall, Micaella J. Wesley and Samuel Scimeca checked out the new sculpture at 40th and Powelton, a new addition to the 40th Street corridor.…

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Lighthouse Chapel International moving into Northeast Community Center

The Northeast Community Center on Holme Avenue won’t be empty for very long. New tenants from Lighthouse Chapel International should be moving in within the week, but the community is still…

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    • Septa platform view / credit Raman Gardner

Time to conduct change at rail yard

Reprinted from Philadelphia Daily News THERE ARE 96 acres of prime real estate hiding in plain sight in the middle of our resurgent city. We scuttle past them every day by…

    • Penn received permission to demolish the building it owns at 40th and Pine streets.

40th & Pine zoning case goes to Court of Common Pleas

Update: Oral arguments in the appeal of zoning variances for 400 S. 40th St., before the Court of Common Pleas, have been postponed until 2014, according to attorney Paul Boni. PlanPhilly…

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