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Two words sum up zoning and development coverage in 2013: Reform fatigue

One benefit of carving time into uniform chunks is the opportunity it provides to retroactively define the characteristics of a given chunk, and, by delimiting the past, expand our understanding thereof.…

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Exit interview with zoning reform defender Eva Gladstein

Next Friday, February 8th, Eva Gladstein will work her last day as deputy director of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission. She was appointed to the position about a year ago, after…

    • The Zoning Code Commission sent its final report to City Council last fall

A swell of protest over proposed zoning code amendments

During public hearings on the new zoning code in City Council last fall, a few witnesses sought to quell some Councilmembers’ misgivings about the new code by reminding them that, should…

    • From left, George Kroculick, Bill Green, Alan Greenberger, Marc Brookman, and Eva Gladstein

In discussion with attorneys, planning leaders downplay immediate effects of new zoning code

Members of City Council and the Planning Commission addressed a roomful of real estate lawyers and developers in a seminar hosted by Duane Morris LLP Wednesday morning at the Westin Hotel…

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Debate over Registered Community Organizations heats up

The ticking time-bomb embedded in Philadelphia's overdue, comprehensive zoning reform is the redefined role of community groups in the zoning process. New, more formal rules create a threshold for all community…

    • Civic associations weigh in on sign regulations

Civic associations weigh in on sign regulations

Civic association representatives weighed in on sign control reforms at the City of Philadelphia Planning Commission headquarters Thursday night during the third in a series of five civic engagement meetings on…

    • Brian O'Neill explains the impact of the zoning code. Photo by Ian Romano.

O'Neill says Zoning Code draft could hurt the Northeast

Brian O'Neill explains the impact of the zoning code. Photo by Ian Romano.This is the second in a two-part look at zoning in the Northeast. Read part one here.…

    • Bill Green has a timing issue with ZCC

Bill Green has a timing issue with ZCC

Councilman Bill Green called the timeline to refer zoning code revisions to City Council "extraordinarily aggressive" at Wednesday's meeting of the Zoning Code Commission. The ZCC is tentatively scheduled to vote…

    • What now? ZCC Executive Director Eva Gladstein on the Zoning Code timeline

What now? ZCC Executive Director Eva Gladstein on the Zoning Code timeline

Philadelphia voters authorized an amendment to the Home Rule Charter in May 2007, creating the Zoning Code Commission to revise the zoning code. Since then: 48 Commission meetings. Community meetings in…

    • How the new zoning code will impact Northwest Philadelphia

How the new zoning code will impact Northwest Philadelphia

On the day before Christmas Eve, when most city workers are notoriously impossible to reach, Eva Gladstein, the executive director of the Zoning Code Commission (ZCC), is sitting in her office…

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Stakeholders discuss zoning code reform on eve of engagement meetings

This article was co-written by Andy Sharpe and is a project completed in partnership with Temple University's journalism capstone class Philadelphia Neighborhoods. Students Savage-El and Sharpe will cover zoning code…

    • Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League prepare to discuss zoning matters at the association's March meeting.

New location, same issues for Bustleton Civic members

Zoning was the primary focus of last night's meeting of the Greater Bustleton Civic League, with the first order of business being a presentation from Eva Gladstein, executive director of…

    • Eva Gladstein, director of the Zoning Code  Committee, reviews the themes of the propsed code revisions.

Recap of last night's Zoning Code Reform Project meeting

Roughly 10 people gathered in Lincoln High School's cafeteria last night to participate in a city-sponsored meeting for the Zoning Code Reform Project. Among the attendees were community leaders from Mayfair,…

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Zoning Code progress report Wednesday night

Oct. 7 Citizens flocked to city council chambers and were briefed on the detailed recommendations for the city’s new code that the Philadelphia Zoning Code Commission has drafted as it kicked…

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Gladstein approved as Zoning Czar

Dec. 10 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyEva Gladstein, a veteran Philadelphia fair housing executive and proponent of better planning and zoning initiatives, was unanimously approved as the new executive…

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ZCC holds first outreach meeting

Nov. 12 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly The Zoning Code Commission held its first scheduled public outreach meeting Wednesday night, a low-key affair that ended a half-hour early. The meeting…

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Breaking: Gladstein gets ZCC nod from Nutter

Nov. 13By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Eva Gladstein, who ran the troubled Neighborhood Transformation Initiative before it was taken over by the city’s Commerce Department earlier this year, was…

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