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    • The Lower Schuylkill Master Plan study area has 68% of the city's vacant or underused industrial land. | PIDC
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Lower Schuylkill from hidden to hotbed?

Is the Lower Schuylkill Philadelphia’s next great opportunity? Harris Steinberg, executive director of PennPraxis*, had an opinion piece in Sunday’s Inquirer calling attention to the enormous potential presented by 4,000 industrial…

    • architectural detail at Juniper and Chestnut | Flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • Planning Commission group proposes new sign regulations

Planning Commission group proposes new sign regulations

The new zoning code for the City of Philadelphia took one step closer to completion Tuesday afternoon, when the Sign Control Working Group, a committee of the former Zoning Code Commission,…

    • Lines & Squares | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • Promenade | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group
    • 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…

    • At a February 2011 meeting, Upper Holmesburg residents review neighborhood plans. Civic Association member Paul DeFinis (not pictured) is a graduate of the Citizens Planning Institute. File Photo/Shan

Northeast under-represented at Citizens Planning Institute

At a February 2011 meeting, Upper Holmesburg residents review neighborhood plans. Civic Association member Paul DeFinis (not pictured) is a graduate of the Citizens Planning Institute. File Photo/Shannon McDonald Philadelphia has…

Eyes on the Street

Draft district plans for Lower South and West Park draft plans introduced

Center City: Philadelphia2035 Releases First Two Draft Plans from Philadelphia Neighborhoods on Vimeo. As PlanPhilly's Kellie Patrick Gates reported, the district plans for Lower South [pdf] and West Park…

    • District-level comprehensive plans for West Park, Lower South, unveiled

District-level comprehensive plans for West Park, Lower South, unveiled

City planners Tuesday unveiled drafts of the first two district-level portions of the city's new comprehensive plan, outlining future goals for neighborhoods near Fairmount Park and in southernmost Philadelphia.“This is…

Eyes on the Street

Lower South and West Park district plan presentations

Devoted PlanPhilly readers know that the Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) has been hard at work developing the city's first district plans as part of the comprehensive planning process. Tonight, PCPC will…

    • Holmesburg Junction Station in December 2011. Photo/Shannon McDonald

Legislators want transportation funding for Holmesburg Junction

Holmesburg Junction Station in December 2011. Photo/Shannon McDonald For many who take the train every day, Holmesburg Junction is their first (and sometimes only) glimpse at the neighborhood. The aging train…

    • The 4,100-acre study area for Lower Schuylkill Master Plan. | PIDC
    • Upper Holmesburg residents study Holy Family University's early plans for the redevelopment of Liddonfield. Photo/Shannon McDonald

Holy Family's plan for Liddonfield property receives applause, cheers from Upper Holmesburg residents [video]

Upper Holmesburg residents study Holy Family University's early plans for the redevelopment of Liddonfield. Photo/Shannon McDonald Of the 20 proposals awaiting consideration from the Philadelphia Housing Authority, the one from Holy…

    • A future light rail line could link Centennial Park attractions with Center City

Public gets another shot at district comprehensive plans for Lower South and West Park

City planners say they hope more Philadelphians will become interested in the plans that will shape major projects, zoning changes, and potential government funding for neighborhoods in Lower South Philadelphia and…

    • Crevasse | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr pool
Eyes on the Street

Zoning remapping plan okayed, 12-story apartment house to replace YWCA Annex, Yorktown student housing ban stands, City loses millions to Wall Street swaps

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission approved the way forward for zoning remapping at Tuesday’s meeting, reports PlanPhilly’s Jared Brey. On August 22, 2012 (the day the new zoning code takes effect)…

Eyes on the Street

January 17-20: Robert A.M. Stern, Megaprojects & The Battle for Atlantic Yards, Chang, Lower Schuylkill Master Plan open houses, Philadelphia's walkability

“Architecture and Place” with Robert A. M. Stern Tuesday, January 17, 6:30-8pm. Drexel University, Mandell Theater, 33rd and Chestnut Street. Robert A.M. Stern comes to Drexel’s Westphal College of Media…

    • Planning Commission approves Zoning Map Revision Plan

Planning Commission approves Zoning Map Revision Plan

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission took a formal step toward implementing the new zoning code Tuesday afternoon when it approved the Zoning Map Revision Plan, presented by former Zoning Code Commission…

    • Aquinas hopes to build a 12-story apartment building at the former YWCA annex on Chestnut Street

Aquinas hopes to build a 12-story apartment building at the former YWCA annex on Chestnut Street

Aquinas Realty plans to build a 12-story apartment building with ground floor retail at 2017-23 Chestnut Street, where the four-story YWCA Annex building now stands.Aquinas Realty's Len Poncia, attorney Neil…

    • The sit of the former Liddonfield Homes in Upper Holmesburg stands to be redeveloped. Image/Google Maps

Groups focus on Liddonfield's past and future

The sit of the former Liddonfield Homes in Upper Holmesburg stands to be redeveloped. Image/Google Maps Upper Holmesburg's Liddonfield housing project has been torn down, but the site itself (bound by…

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