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    • Alan Greenberger addresses ZCC

ZCC begins arduous task of fine-tuning draft

Nov. 18 By Matt GolasFor PlanPhilly Alan Greenberger, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Commerce, and Eva Gladstein, Zoning Code Commission Director, started Wednesday's ZCC meeting off with words that were…

    • Documentation of blight: 492 vacant lots and structures (2009) 609 L&I housing code violations (2005)

PCPC: blight; institutional expansion, "wow" development

Nov. 17 By Matt GolasFor PlanPhilly The monthly meeting of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission's agenda covered significant portions of the city geography and the agenda was interesting enough to…

    • Denise Scott Brown

An evening with Denise Scott Brown

Nov. 17 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyAn architect who designs a building or space according to its functional purpose can also be a creative soul, Denise Scott Brown told…

Inquirer: Ground broken for new Barnes home

Inquirer: Ground broken for new Barnes home After years of litigation, court hearings, protests and fundraising, the renowned Barnes Foundation, long of Latchs Lane in Merion, finally broke ground this…

    • CDAG meeting

CDAG holds report card on waterfront progress

Nov. 12 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The Central Delaware Advocacy Group is working on a report card that will gauge the city's progress in implementing the long-range plan for…

    • Mason after the event

Improving development through preservation

Nov. 12By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyIf it’s true that the death of every gilded age begets a new progressive era, one could argue that was evident in the…

UC Review: Campus Inn to be Homewood Suites on 41st and Walnut Sts.

UC Review: Campus Inn to be Homewood Suites on 41st and Walnut Sts. While the name and location may have changed, the hotel’s former name, Campus Inn - originally planned…

NYT: Providence RI moves interstate to reconnect with cut-off neighborhoods

New York Times: Providence RI moves interstate to reconnect with cut-off neighborhoods This city, which once moved rivers to create a new urban design, is now moving a major highway…

Inquirer extensive profile of "Camden rebirth" efforts

Check out the extensive reporting by the Philadelphia Inquirer, conducted over 13 months and featuring more than 130 interviews. Camden: The promise and the price Camden Rebirth: A promise still…

    • PCPC jumps in front of I-95 condemnation corridor bill

Look Up: A Modernist trove in Northeast Philly

Nov. 9 By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly “Look Up” is a new feature of PlanPhilly that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. Each week, the photo essay will focus…

    • David Belt, photos courtesy of MarkGarvinPhoto.com

Infill Philadelphia: Boldness redefines ‘community center’

Photos courtesy of http://www.MarkGarvinPhoto.com Nov. 4By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyPlanners, designers and architects attending a day-long design charrette last Friday did not need to be told to be…

DRWC cancels Thursday monthly meeting; Announces two November public presentations.

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) has cancelled its scheduled meeting for Thursday (Nov. 5), the organization announced Tuesday morning.Instead, the DRWC said Mayor Michael Nutter and the group’s board…

University of Pennsylvania Moves Forward With 24-Acre Penn Park; Groundbreaking Scheduled for Nov. 6

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania will officially break ground at 1 p.m., Friday, Nov. 6, for its 24-acre Penn Park, a $46 million project at the eastern edge of campus…

    • Postcard from Siena

Postcard from Italy

By Thomas J. Walsh For PlanPhilly Previous postcards: Detroit Part 1, Austin, China, San Francisco, Germany, Pittsburgh, New Orleans, New York City, Boston…

Extended-stay hotel site shifts to 41st and Walnut

First reported last week, the Daily Pennsylvanian writes that University City’s proposed extended-stay hotel is seeing a second life after the project’s planners chose to move the proposed site of…

    • Sarah Thorp

New Master Plan Manager for DRWC

Oct. 22 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe woman in charge of the creation and implementation of the plan that will guide development of the Central Delaware Waterfront is no…

    • Philly Live plan

PCPC OKs new transit zoning, Parkside Historic District

Oct. 20 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly The Philadelphia City Planning Commission, during its monthly meeting Tuesday, signed off on a significant change to the way a city agency…

    • Pier 11

DRWC master plan finalists selected

Oct. 20 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe list of  firms interested in creating the master plan for Philadelphia's Central Delaware waterfront has been whittled down to five finalists, with…

    • Stadium Special Services District

Ambitious agenda for Planning Commission meeting

Oct. 18By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyHave a light lunch and coffee up for Tuesday’s scheduled 1 p.m. monthly meeting of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission – it’s going…

    • Joseph W. Huston, who designed capitol building in Harrisburg, was architect of this 1896 home on 6000 block of Overbrook Ave.

Look Up: “A suburb deluxe” in West Philly

Oct. 15 By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly“Look Up” is a new feature of PlanPhilly that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. Each week, the photo essay will focus…

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