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    • PCPC's Bill Kramer testifies before council

PCPC waterfront zoning proposal on its way through council

February 23, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyA zoning proposal that would eliminate height restrictions on seven blocks of the Central Delaware is on its way to city council.

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Check out the Barnes Foundation construction webcam

Watch the Barnes's new building rise on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway with our new construction site webcam. Just follow the link here and you can monitor the site step-by-step as it…

Inquirer: Tradition and revitalization along E. Passyunk Avenue

Inquirer: Tradition and revitalization along E. Passyunk Avenue Staring out the window of his cheese shop one slow afternoon, Philip Mancuso declares himself "the last of the Mohicans." After almost…

    • American Street

3 ‘Infill’ spaces, 3 distinct challenges

February 22, 2010By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyInfill Philadelphia, an ongoing initiative of the nonprofit Community Design Collaborative, kicked off its “Industrial Sites Design Challenge” last week at the…

    • PCPC OKs overlay height controls

PCPC OKs overlay height controls

Feb. 16 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Tuesday’s February meeting of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission was dominated by discussion of neighborhood plans throughout the city. They included multi-year efforts…

    • World Trade Center model

Amendment on height would benefit WTC

Feb. 14, 2010 Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe Philadelphia Planning Commission will Tuesday consider an amendment to the Central Delaware Overlay that would eliminate height restrictions on…

Bart Blatstein to break ground on supermarket in Northern Liberties

First reported on Philebrity: On Tuesday, February 16 at 3:30 p.m, developer Bart Blatstein will be breaking ground on his long-rumored shopping center at Second Street and Girard Ave. in…

    • Midtown, looking toward Downtown
    • Kroc Center aerial: Credit: Andropogon Associates and MGA Partners

North Philly’s industrious community creation

February 5, 2010By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyThe McDonald’s fast food empire is not universally considered a paragon of a green-minded, environmentally friendly corporate culture. But the charitable organization…

    • 777 South Broad Street

777 South Broad Street nearly complete

777 South Broad Street At Broad and Fitzwater, you will find one of the few large-scale development projects in Philly that is nearing completion.  It's 777, the latest in urban…

    • DRWC first annual meeting

DRWC has one year under its belt

First meeting of the Master Plan working group Having recently closed out its first year in existence, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation used its first annual meeting as a chance to…

    • Harris Sokoloff leads discussion

Developers face civic groups at final ‘Common Ground’ event

January 28, 2010By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyIn the end, there was the low-hanging fruit, and there were the gut-wrenchers.After about 10 hours of brainstorming over the course…

    • ZCC community meeting

‘Radio Times’: discussion about zoning, neighborhood issues

In advance of tonight’s third high-profile meeting of city developers and community groups, the second hour of Wednesday morning’s “Radio Times” call-in program on WHYY-FM in Philadelphia discussed citywide…

Zoning issues, Greenberger on Radio Times

The second hour of Wednesday morning’s “Radio Times” program, on WHYY-FM (90.9) and hosted by long-time call-in talk show host Marty Moss-Coane, will discuss citywide zoning and development issues.…

    • Service counter

Greenberger, Nutter announce new online ‘development process’

By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly With $250,000 of funding in 2008 from the William Penn Foundation, the city has embarked on a “project of improving the development permitting process,” Nutter…

    • Rob Carter's Metropolis

Metropolis: Animating one city's past and future

Jan. 15 By JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhillyRob Carter, a transported Brit now based in Brooklyn, uses video to tackle urban issues of rampant development and what he calls the "theatricality…

    • Kiki Bolender and Harris Sokoloff

Developers weigh in on new Zoning Code

January 19, 2010By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyWhen it comes to meeting with neighborhood groups, how do developers know who truly speaks for any given community?If a new…

    • Stamper Square Front St. view

PCPC moves ahead on Stamper Square, Waterview Grande

Jan. 19, 2010By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyTwo projects involving condominiums in Society Hill and apartments in Northern Liberties are moving forward. Both developments received different stages of approval…

Bulldozed in New London: The Latest on Kelo and Eminent Domain

UC Review: Bulldozed in New London: The Latest on Kelo and Eminent Domain By Dr. John A. Sparks Pfizer, the huge drug company, has announced that it will be leaving…

PIDC seeks lender of greenbacks for Greenworks

The Philadelphia Industrial Development Corp., the quasi-public agency charged with securing financing for most of the city’s large public projects and attracting major development opportunities, is seeking lenders for the city’s…

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