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    • Robinson building, 1020 Market Street | Ashley Hahn, January 2018
Eyes on the Street

On Market East, an unusual fight in old battle pitting preservation against progress

By Ashley Hahn Market Street east of City Hall was one of Philly’s great shopping streets. After years of decline, the tide has shifted, bringing new development to parts of this…

    • PREIT/Macerich conceptual plans for the Gallery

Gallery redevelopers paint rosy picture for future of Fashion District Philadelphia and East Market

Everyone knows East Market Street is on the rise. This neglected stretch of prime Center City real estate long symbolized the untapped market potential of Philadelphia’s downtown, hosting a variety of…

    • Lit Brothers building entrance rendering, December 2016 Architectural Committee meeting

Architectural Committee seeks clarity for Lit Brothers signs, rejects Old City project

The Historical Commission’s Architectural Committee on December 13 concluded with two cases that couldn’t have gone more differently. While Brickstone Realty’s proposal for more digital signage on the Lit Brothers building…

    • Proposal for new entry signage on Lit Brothers building | Brickstone Realty

Digitally-enhanced entries proposed for Lit Brothers building

The Historical Commission's Architectural Committee weighed in on design concepts for additional digital signage on the historic Lit Brothers building at its meeting Tuesday. Consideration of alterations to the high profile…

    • Flag

April 29: Privatizing Franklin Square | Spruce Street Harbor Park returns | The case for a new flag

Should Philly consider replacing the city flag? Writing about a new flag proposal in Milwaukee, Linda Poon says flag redesign movements are sprouting up all over the U.S. to replace flags…

    • Market Street looking eastward | Jonas Maciunas
Eyes on the Street

East Market Street requires redesign

With millions of dollars being invested along Market Street east of City Hall, and a high incidence of pedestrians being struck by motorists, isn’t it time to rethink the street itself?…

    • Jan Gehl
Eyes on the Street

Walking Market Street with Jan Gehl

Cities should be for everyone. Cities should make people healthy and happy. Cities should be designed to respond to human nature and needs. What would a designer who has based his…

    • Robinson Building

February 12: Setting the Complete Streets agenda | Endangered Fishtown church up for sale | Parking ticket amnesty

Andrew Stober, former chief of staff at MOTU and current VP of planning and economic development at University City District, is out with an op-ed making the case that pedestrian injuries…

    • Formerly a Horn & Hardart, 1025-29 Chestnut St has sat empty since 1999

Parking Authority and Brickstone in talks for two more buildings in booming Market East

For decades, most of the neighborhood surrounding Market East has been an urban desert, a sad, gray stretch of moribund office spaces, vacant storefronts, discount retail, and not much else. It…

    • Goldtex

January 27: Philly rental vacancies at 2.8% | Creative engagement in Germantown | New Councilmembers taking city cars

Alan Heavens reports city apartment vacancy rates fell from 5.7 percent in December 2014 to 2.8 percent in December 2015, despite all the new apartment construction, according to data from…

    • Pittsburgh bike share

May 26: Newly-elected Councilmembers want to go after tax delinquents | L+I computer problems | Quickstarter

A "hold" glitch in L+I's computer system may have led to buildings being constructed and sold without being inspected. Two of the newly-elected Councilmembers, Allan Domb and Derek Green want…

    • Gallery makeover | PREIT

SRC approves $55 million tax incentive for Gallery mall redevelopment

Philadelphia’s School Reform Commission voted on Thursday night to approve a tax-increment financing district for the area surrounding the Gallery mall on east Market Street that would save the mall’s owners…

    • Market East rendering

March 9: Market East revival | Domb eyes Council | School bus cameras | Suspicious homesteaders

Jeff Gammage has an excellent, long piece on Market East's difficulties since the 1960's, and the exciting prospects for a big comeback. What do readers think? Will the Gallery's design and…

    • East Market

January 6: 2015 campaign begins | East Market grocery store | Temple football stadium

Terry Gillen's exit from the Mayoral race was a reminder that there's nobody's really emerged as the obvious favorite for Center City progressives yet. Patrick Kerkstra thinks Ken Trujillo and Lynne…

    • Bellevue Garage could get an
Eyes on the Street

As digital signs encroach, public realm sold short

Imagine a three-dimensional globe of animated lunchmeat mixed with local news and weather displayed across from Reading Terminal Market or digital ads for H&M and Unclaimed Diamonds marching down Market Street…

    • East Market - Chestnut Walk

Market East will be a proving ground for a new kind of Center City street

The digital billboards planned for the large mixed-use development at 1100 East Market Street have captured the most public attention, but the more interesting feature of that project is arguably its…

    • 43rd and balt perspective cropped sm

October 1: Market East construction starting | Clark Park zoning fight | Driving trending down

Construction kicks off on the 1100 block of Market East tomorrow morning, reports Natalie Kostelni. "The 4.3-acre site takes up an entire city block bound by Market, Chestnut, 11th and 12th…

    • Schuylkill River boardwalk

September 29: Metro Philly's carbon emissions fall | Market East LED signage | Looking back on Eraserhood | Effective bike junket

Big win for mixed-use development at the PA Supreme Court last week. Supremes upheld the state's planned residential development (PRD) law, which allows mixed-use development in municipalities, and rejected National Realty Corp's…

    • City Hall SEPTA entrance

September 8: How Philly coddles repeat drunk drivers | Saffron pans Dilworth | Camden stabilizing| Chamber on 2015

Nearly half of drunk drivers caught by police in Pennsylvania are repeat offenders, in part because Pennsylvania's laws and criminal justice system mollycoddle them. The problem is especially bad in…

    • Jefferson Station

September 3: Jefferson Station | Balancing bike share | Philly in "first quarter of its rebirth" | Transportation devolution

It's official - as the result of a "multi-million dollar deal" yet to be announced by SEPTA and Jefferson University Hospital Systems, Market East Station is officially being renamed Jefferson Station.…

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