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    • Mantua to receive investment in housing and community development support

Mantua to receive investment in housing and community development support

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded Mt. Vernon Manor Apartments and the Mantua neighborhood one of 17 nationwide Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants.This project is one of…

More options - sustainable ones - for city sidewalks

If you need a new or replacement sidewalk in front of your home or business, you no longer have to use concrete. City Council Thursday passed an ordinance that allows the…

Seger Park Sprayground Competition!

Seger Park and Playground (10th & Lombard) is undergoing a renovation along its west side. The winner of the water feature competition will be selected at a community meeting in late…

    • Callowhill Neighborhood Association says Siloam hasn't done enough to save historic church

Callowhill Neighborhood Association says Siloam hasn't done enough to save historic church

It was the Callowhill Neighborhood Association's turn before the Board of Licenses & Inspections Review Monday to try to stop the demolition of the historic Church of the Assumption.In a…

    • (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

New Bakers Square shopping center energizes a community

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIf it sounded a bit like a revival meeting under the big tent set up in the parking lot of the old Tastykake Baking site…

    • The site of the proposed hotel, from the Ben Franklin Bridge

Councilman says a decision must soon be made on a controversial Old City hotel project

Legislation that would allow a hotel with a lower-level Toby Keith honkytonk to be built in Old City will be voted on by City Council within the next few weeks, said…

    • Rendering of planned garage showing ground-level retail

City Council passes zoning ordinance allowing parking garage to be built adjacent to historic Arch Street church

A parking garage with ground floor retail can be built adjacent to historic Arch Street United Methodist Church, thanks to zoning legislation passed by City Council Thursday.Months ago, developer Dennis…

    • Major expansion 'unlikely' on Drexel's Queen Lane campus

Major expansion 'unlikely' on Drexel's Queen Lane campus

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyFor East Falls residents, the biggest news to come out of Tuesday night's meeting with Drexel University officials on the school's future plans for its…

    • The committee is listening to Tiffany Green testify in this photo.

Bill that advocates say would protect Point Breeze is held. Critics argue it would stifle development

Would a one-year moratorium on any addition, rooftop deck or new structure exceeding two stories in Point Breeze protect the character of the neighborhood and help keep living there affordable? Or…

    • Bill that would allow an old bank to become a billiards parlor heads to full council

Bill that would allow an old bank to become a billiards parlor heads to full council

A proposed zoning bill that would allow the conversion of a former bank at Chestnut and 12th Streets into a fancy pool hall passed out of City Council's Rules Committee Wednesday…

Zoning Code Stakeholder X-Change Meetings

What do a proposed development in your neighborhood, a plan for the creation of a new public park, and an addition to your house have in common?  They are all dependent…

    • Preliminary 2010 Census Change Map

Preliminary 2010 Census Change Map

This updated "comparison map" will better steer city planners in their quest to shape the physical character of the city by offering accurate, block-by-block snapshots of population changes between 2000 and…

Ground-Breaking Mixed- Use Urban Re-Development at the former Tasty Baking Site

Ground-Breaking Mixed- Use Urban Re-Development  at the former Tasty Baking Site WHO:                Mayor Michael A. Nutter              …

Citizens Planning Institute accepting applications for spring session

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission’s Citizens Planning Institute (CPI) is now accepting applications for the new and expanded Spring 2011 series of classes for aspiring “citizen planners”. The spring series builds…

    • Meet our NewsWorks reporter Amy Quinn

Meet our NewsWorks reporter Amy Quinn

Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyYes, of course I've heard the one about how you can't go home again. To that I say, it helps if a big part of you…

    • A community venture in Francisville

A community venture in Francisville

Mary Mazzoni and Stephanie MullenFor PlanPhillyThe 1500 block of Poplar Street didn’t look like much two years ago. It was home to a few vacant lots, some abandoned properties…

    • Preservation plan may be amended for Green Woods Charter School

Preservation plan may be amended for Green Woods Charter School

The owner of an early-century Chestnut Hill mansion is looking to amend its conservation easements, which permanently protect the property from development, in order to make way for a school. In…

    • Looking east on the 100 block of Delancey Street.

Look Up! Contemporary neighbors in Society Hill

“Look Up” is a PlanPhilly feature that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. Each week, the photo essay will focus on a different Philadelphia area neighborhood and its distinctive…

Fannie and Freddie have outlawed the financing of America’s traditional Main Streets.

By Sam Sherman, Kevin C. Gillen and John Norquist In the throes of the Great Depression, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Congress helped alleviate a foreclosure crisis by creating Fannie…

    • Art Commission gets detailed look at Dilworth Plaza and PhillyLive! plans

Art Commission gets detailed look at Dilworth Plaza and PhillyLive! plans

Wednesday's lengthy meeting of the Philadelphia Art Commission played to an unusually full house. The bulk of those in attendance were there to hear about the latest design offerings for a…

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