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South St. Bridge update

Dear Neighbors and Friends of the South Street Bridge: Good news regarding public transportation issues related to the South Street Bridge detour! Beginning Monday, December 8, SEPTA will add two weekday…

    • Market Street

How Foxwoods is playing out

Dec. 06 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly It’s December, and that means the proposed Foxwoods casino would open a year from now in a space within The Gallery at 11th…

    • Girard Interchange archaeology

Get a look at the Aramingo Canal

If you're interested in the 160-year-old, wood-lined canal that 19th Century businessmen hoped would spur the local economy, PennDOT has a holiday treat for you:The Aramingo Canal site in the…

    • Garrett-Dunn House

City inspects Garrett-Dunn House

Garrett-Dunn House interior photos in slideshow at right were taken in March 2006 during a walk through of the Historical Commission's designation committee. Dec. 4 Previous coverage By Matt GolasFor…

SugarHouse, Army Corps at odds

Photo courtesy of Brad Maule, check out his complete portfolio at Dec. 4By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The Army Corps of Engineers says SugarHouse Casino should have sought…

    • Conrail lands

John Norquist: Knock down I-95

Photo courtesy of Brad Maule, check out his complete portfolio at Dec. 3By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyAt Tuesday night's Ed Bacon Foundation Award ceremony, this year's professional…

    • Philadelphia development questions

Hard questions, tough calls

When planners, developers, government officials, architects and real estate brokers get together to knock heads about big-picture problems, it’s often the private-side people who end up mixing things up.Are we…

Latest South Street Bridge news

Dear Neighbors and Friends of the South Street Bridge: Closure DateWell, the time has finally come!  The South Street Bridge (including the on and off ramps to the expressway)…

    • Rev. Gloucester re-interred

Final resting place for Rev. Gloucester

The brief service was led by Rev. Randy Barge, who is pastor of Calvin Presbyterian Church and moderator of Lombard Central.Dec. 2Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly…

Illadelph: Spector co-introduces high-speed rail bill

The Illadelph: Spector co-introduces high-speed rail bill Last week, Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) introduced a bill to create new jobs by updating the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.…

Inquirer: Gaming Industry troubles

    • Ludlow neighborhood

Penn team wins Bacon competition

Dec. 1By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyFor this year's student competiton, the Ed Bacon Foundation asked entrants to focus on a Philadelphia neighborhood that has fallen on tough times.…

Architectural Committee votes unanimously for Campus Inn

The Philadelphia Historical Commission’s Architectural Committee voted unanimously to approve 400 S 40th St. at its monthly meeting, Tuesday, November 25th.In the committee’s motion to approve, it stipulated that Campus…

Call for nominations for the 2009 Philadelphia Sustainability Awards

The 2009 Philadelphia Sustainability Awards celebrate our region’s progress towards becoming the most sustainable in the nation. Nominations due: January 9, 2009 Sustainability means changing our communities and our economy in…

    • Endangered library

Libraries at risk

Haddington branch Nov. 25 New series casts light on historic and unique sites that may be at risk of deterioration or demolition. By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhillyWhen Mayor Nutter announced…

Gonzales appointed to ZBA

Mayor Michael Nutter announced Peter J. Gonzales as his new appointee to the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA). Mr. Gonzales will fill the seat formerly held by Joe Manko, who stepped…

Check out the Zoning Code Commission online survey

The Zoning Code Commission public outreach online survey is posted on the ZCC website, It is located on the homepage in the features section. Please feel free to take…

    • Walking the Anderson property

Pennypack on the Delaware Park is open

Nov. 22By John DavidsonFor PlanPhillyIcy winds and near-freezing temperatures couldn't keep dozens of waterfront trail enthusiasts, including Mayor Michael Nutter, from the opening of the new riverfront nature…

    • Lombard Central Church

Exclusive: Finding Reverend Gloucester

The church with Rev. Gloucester's burial marker.  No one knows what has become of that. Nov. 22By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Born a slave in Tennessee, Stephen H. Gloucester…

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