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    • Foxwoods lot

Foxwoods' task timetable is tight

Sept. 4 Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyNow back on the Delaware Riverfront, Foxwoods Casino is developing a new, cheaper design for an interim slots parlor, and it…

Central Delaware Advocacy Group news

The Central Delaware Advocacy Group plans to hold a retreat next month to develop a list of projects members want to pursue.The priority-setting session will give CDAG a specific list…

    • Photos of Piers 3, 5, 9, and 11 (left to right) from the Ben Franklin Bridge

Pier 11 firm selected

July 31 Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Field Operations bested three other finalists for the Pier 11 redo in what DRWC Director and Penn School of Design Dean…

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…

Free Kayaking Program Annouced at Penn's Landing

MAYOR NUTTER TO ANNOUNCE NEW FREE KAYAK PROGRAM AT PENN’S LANDING WHEN:    Sunday June 27, 2009 at 3:00 p.m.WHERE:  Penn’s Landing Marina Along the quay near the docks…

    • Ben Franklin Bridge

An evening sojourn on the river

June 19  By Henry SteinbergFor PlanPhilly I began the evening on the pier next to Dave & Busters. It was dreary, wet – an overall dismal start for a night…

    • Anderson property

60-acre riverfront parcel readied for sale

Photo courtesy of Brad Maule, check out his complete portfolio at www.phillyskyline.com/lovecopter June 9 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Land along the Delaware River within the city of Philadelphia,…

Next Great City: Support Interim Zoning on the Central Delaware

Next Great City: Support Interim Zoning on the Central Delaware After being approved in concept by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission last week, the interim zoning overlay for the central Delaware…

NABR overlay suggestions; DiCicco response

Dear Deputy Mayor Altman and Councilman DiCicco,Neighbors Allied for the Best Riverfront (NABR) offers these suggestions (.pdf attached) for amendments to the Central Delaware overlay legislation.Thank you for your…

    • Zoning Code Commission

ZCC hears about complexity of rezoning

May 13 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyShould Philadelphia employ incentive or “bonus” systems for developers within the Zoning Code that is now being re-written?That was on the minds…

Two riverfront overlays before council

City Council is now considering zoning overlays for two sections of the Delaware River waterfront.Last week, Sixth District City Councilwoman Joan Krajewski introduced legislation that would create the Delaware River…

    • Shipyard relics

Trust hopes to preserve waterfront history

An archaeological dig at the lot in 1987 uncovered this centuries-old slipway, which was used to haul ships out of the water for repairs.  April 2, 2009By John DavidsonFor…

    • Penn Treaty Park

Penn Treaty master plan process begins

Feb. 27 Watch the video By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyFans of Penn Treaty Park yesterday filled the basement of Fishtown's First Presbyterian Church to have their say on the…

UPDATED: Newsletters, February 2009

Pennsylvania Planning Association "Vantage Point" A publication of the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Planning Association. Preservation Alliance e-news, February 2009 The mission of the Preservation Alliance is to actively promote…

    • Marilyn Jordan Taylor

Philadelphia's fixes "are inevitable"

Feb. 19 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillySitting in her Meyerson Hall office overlooking a busy walkway on the Penn campus, architect and urban designer Marilyn Jordan Taylor recalled a…

Preservation Alliance releases Sixth Annual Endangered Properties List

The Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia is pleased to present its Sixth Annual Endangered Properties List. This list draws attention to significant historic resources in the region that are threatened…

Industrial waterfronts: Look on the bright side, ‘peakniks’ say

“Goodbye, greenways.” That was just one of the nervous chuckles induced by writer Ben McGrath in his fascinating look at cheery “doomers” – loosely defined as post-oil, economic-collapse alarmists, but in…

    • Stanhope Browne

A long view of the Penn's Landing Corp.

Stanhope Browne at Penn's Landing. Penn's Landing (photo at right) courtesy of Brad Maule, check out his complete portfolio at www.phillyskyline.com/lovecopter Dec. 22 By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhillyAs the city…

    • Islands in the Delaware

Islands in stream or pipe dream?

Dec. 19By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyA member of a prominent Philadelphia family who has worked as an architect, a stock broker, and a small-scale residential developer wants to…

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