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    • PCPC April meeting

Central Delaware ‘POD’ rules vague, opponents say

The not uncommon three-way power struggle between the Philadelphia City Planning Commission, various neighborhood associations and a coalition of commercial real estate developers played out again Tuesday afternoon, when the Planning…

Inquirer: Development begins in Francisville

Inquirer: Development of rental unit site begins Ground was broken Monday at 15th and Poplar Streets in the Francisville section of the city for a development of 44 new rental units…

Congress for New Urbanism conference in May

The 18th annual event from the Congress for the New Urbanism, to be held in Atlanta May 19-22, is organized with assistance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The program:…

    • Cities measured by industrial clusters

A detailed glimpse at the PIDC industrial land use study

April 15, 2010 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly NEW ORLEANS – A much-anticipated study due out next month from the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corp. was previewed Monday morning at the…

    • Treme neighborhood of New Orleans

New Orleans Journal: The 9th Ward

By Thomas J. Walsh For PlanPhilly NEW ORLEANS – It’s sunny and cool here in the Crescent City, and not humid at all. Otherwise, a trip through the French Quarter on…

    • Steve Wynn arriving at the March 3 gaming control board hearing

Attorney: Despite Wynn's departure, Foxwoods is still on

April 10, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyPlanPhilly had a mid-day Saturday interview with Foxwoods attorney Fred Jacoby about what is happening in the wake of Wynn's departure from…

    • French Quarter

The zoning reform efforts of three cities

April 12, 2010By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyNEW ORLEANS – In zoning reform, Philadelphia is not alone. And to Philly’s great advantage, there is a sort of sister city…

Inquirer: Tasty Baking to sell Nicetown properties

Inquirer: Tasty Baking to sell Nicetown properties Tasty Baking Co. announced Tuesday that it is selling two pieces of land in Nicetown - the sites of its bakery and its…

    • Wynn's design goes to PGCB

Wynn gives casino design to state gaming board

April 7, 2010 By Kellie Patrick Gates For PlanPhilly Steve Wynn has submitted a rendering of a proposed design for the South Philadelphia casino project he hopes to lead to the…

    • Aerial view of bridge, Packer Avenue and Navy Yard

Southport Marine Terminal back in play

April 6, 2010 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly The Southport Marine Terminal just might be back on track. In the next two months, the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) will…

    • Artist rendering of the future Race Street Pier

Race Street Pier nears groundbreaking

April 6, 2010 By Thomas J. Walsh For PlanPhilly About 60 people came out on a beautiful, warm spring evening Tuesday to Festival Pier to take a closer look at the…

    • John Kromer's Book

Book Review: "Fixing Broken Cities"

April 5, 2010By Elise ViderFor PlanPhilly Like Zelig, the Woody Allen character who is omnipresent at important historical events, John Kromer has been a participant in – or at…

    • A closer view of the upper floors of the Keystone Bank Building.

Preservation Row: A beloved building at the heart of debate

April 5, 2010 By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly Walking along Chestnut Street at Juniper, it’s easy to miss one of the city’s most intriguing buildings. You have to look up, past…

    • Close up of  stained glass at The Baptist Temple

Architectural View: A Temple rises again on North Broad

Architectural View April 6, 2010. Editors' note:  Since the posting of this story, PlanPhilly has learned that the Patti LuPone concert has been canceled. It has not yet been rescheduled.…

Inquirer: Redevelopment Authority tackles blight a house at a time

Inquirer: Redevelopment Authority tackles blight a house at a time Quietly but deliberately, the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority has been acquiring vacant or foreclosed houses, rehabbing them, then selling them to…

Inquirer: Going modular to cut city construction costs

Inquirer: Going modular to cut city construction costs Construction began on more homes in Philadelphia in 2004 than in any other year in the last three decades. But even in…

    • Former deputy mayor Andy Altman

Former deputy mayor Andrew Altman reflects on his tenure in Philadelphia

Despite his admittedly short stint as Philadelphia’s planning chief, Andrew Altman believes he helped lay the groundwork for his hometown to finally develop a cohesive plan for the Delaware River ––…

    • Legacy Parkland vision for 2040, looking south

London's Olympic organizers taking the long view

March 29, 2010 By Robert DiGiacomoFor PlanPhilly While it may seem like the Vancouver Olympics just ended yesterday, the clock is ticking for organizers of the upcoming summer games in…

    • Broad Street in London

Postcard from London: No car? No problem!

March 29, 2010 By Jeffrey BargFor PlanPhillyAt the red light on Broad Street, half a dozen bicyclists were stopped, waiting for the green. Which is your first sign that…

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