PlanPhilly

Articles

You are viewing all articles

University City Review: Friends of 40th Street highlights salient updates

University City Review: Friends of 40th Street highlights salient updates Nicole Contosta reports on such West Philadelphia goings-on as the West Market Street Streetscaping Project, the attempted zoning variance for…

New York Times: Transportation Stimulus Gives Short Shrift to Cities

New York Times: Transportation Stimulus Gives Short Shrift to Cities An anlysis by NYT reports that the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the country are receiving less than half the…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: FOX almost gets it right

Outside media don’t care about the Northeast. We have all seen them misuse, misspell and mistake our neighborhoods and our streets, so we at NEast mag wanted to do something about…

    • 0

Real NEastate: Forclosures - deal or no deal?

Q: I want to buy a foreclosure. If it’s a foreclosure that means it’s a bargain, right? A: Sometimes, but not all the time. These days, bank foreclosures may be a…

    • PlanPhilly Postcard from Minneapolis

Postcard from Minneapolis

July 8, 2009 Previous postcards: China, San Francisco, Germany, Pittsburgh, New Orleans, New York City, Boston, San Antonio   By Thomas J. WalshFor…

    • Friends of the Boyd Theatre event

Preservation Row: brighter future for Boyd

July 8 By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhillyFriends and fans of the Boyd Theatre, the faded Art Deco movie palace on Chestnut Street, gathered under the marquee this afternoon to celebrate…

University City Review: Vandals attack Historic Woodlands Cemetery

University City Review: Vandals attack Historic Woodlands Cemetery Nicole Contosta reports that over fifty graves were damaged by vandals last week, the majority of the damage consisting of knocking over…

Weekly Press: Continued strength in Center City’s sidewalk café scene

Weekly Press: CCD finds continued strength in Center City’s sidewalk café scene Haywood Brewster writes that in its eighth annual survey of sidewalk cafes, the Center City District (CCD) counted…

Advanced registration now open for Design on the Delaware 2009

Advanced registration now open for Design on the Delaware 2009Join us Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, October 28, 29, and 30 at Philadelphia's Sheraton City Center and the Center for Architecture…

    • Interior of the Boyd Theatre

Rally at Boyd Theatre today

Photo / Rob Bender One block from Rittenhouse Square, on Chestnut Street between 19th and 20th, there stands a remarkable building - The Boyd Theatre. Philadelphia's last movie palace was called…

Fourth Annual Ed Bacon Student Design Competition

Presenting the Fourth Annual Ed Bacon Student Design CompetitionPresented by the Ed Bacon Foundation and The Center for Architecture“Brown to Green” challenges students across North America to create a…

    • Zoning Best Practice report produced by Clarion Associates for the Zoning Code Commission

Zoning Code re-write is about to shift gears

July 8   By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyAs the city’s Zoning Code Commission moves toward the fall, the first re-mapping of the city of Philadelphia in almost 50 years…

SEPTA collision leaves 15 injured

By Shannon McDonald Fifteen people were injured yesterday morning when a driver's truck hit the back of a SEPTA bus. The accident happened on Roosevelt Boulevard near Ryan Avenue near Lexington…

    • 0

The Parent Trap: Good has to be good enough

It is now two weeks past my 16th Father’s Day, and despite positive comments by many people (including my mother), I often wonder how good of a father I really have…

    • New York Times story on urban decay

The Lovely Bones

Photo: New York Times Editor's note: After the PlanPhilly essay below was published on Tuesday, the link to the New York Times slide show, featuring some of the photos described here…

Wildwood introduces free weekend trolley service

By Shannon McDonald If the promise of the Boardwalk and the efficiency of the free beach weren't enough to lure you to Wildwood this summer, the cty has just announced free…

    • East Logan map

East Logan Historic District?

1910 Philadelphia Atlas by BromleyJuly 6By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhillyIt all began with a call to the cops.An attractive old house down the street from Sandra Lark…

Photo Slideshow: Big Dig Landscaping and Utilities

Photo Slideshow: Boston's "Big Dig" Landscaping and Utilities Photos courtesy of Richard Redding, director of community planning, Philadelphia City Planning Commission Do you have any photos you'd like to share…

Planning Complete Streets for an Aging America

AARP Public Policy Institute Releases "Planning Complete Streets for an Aging America"This report addresses the need to create Complete Streets that are safe and convenient for travel by automobile, foot,…

Water main break in Holme Circle

By Shannon McDonald The water department was called out yesterday afternoon to fix a water main break in Holme Circle. It happened around 3 p.m. at the intersection of Holme…

120406080100120140160180200220240260280300320340360380400420440460480500520540560578, 579, 580, 581, 582600620640657

You are viewing all posts



Neighborhoods


People


Organizations




Browse by



Authors


Logging in via Facebook

Log in

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Which weekly emails would you like to receive?