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Help Restore Girard Veterans Memorial

Help Restore Girard Veterans Memorial Make a donation today to restore this wonderful community space and gateway to Fairmount and Brewerytown. Make a donation today help transform the Veterans Memorial at…

On track: Phila. waterfront rail line

Inquirer: On track: Phila. waterfront rail line Plans for a waterfront rail line in Philadelphia took a step forward yesterday, as a Delaware River Port Authority committee approved a $6.5…

Next American City launches new podcast, "Metro Matters"

Next American City magazine, in collaboration with the Brookings Institution, has just launched its new monthly podcast, Metro Matters.  Click here to listen and learn more. For the inaugural edition…

UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, February 2010

GRID Philly, March 2010 GRID magazine is a new Philadelphia-based magazine for sustainability. Covering topics such as energy, food, shelter, transportation, ecology and culture. Sustainable Communities Initiative - West Philadelphia, February…

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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…

Visit the 2010 AIA Philadelphia Home Showcase at the Center for Architecture

Visit the 2010 AIA Philadelphia Home Showcase at the Center for Architecture Feb. 27 to March 7 Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday-Saturday, 12 to 5 p.m. Sunday…

Big Money for "Livable Communities" in FY2011 Federal Budget

In this issue of APA Advocate, the American Planning Association's Update on Legislative and Policy Issues: HUD Issues Advance Notice on Planning Grants, Seeks Comment Congress approved $150 million FY…

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…

Philabundance Opens Produce Distribution Site in West Philly

UC Review: Philabundance Opens Produce Distribution Site in West Philly Philabundance’s Fresh For All program will open its first West Philadelphia site beginning Wednesday, February 10.  Located in the parking…

To UCity Small Businesses: Reduce Energy & Receive Rebate

UC Review: To UCity Small Businesses: Reduce Energy & Receive Rebate With electric bills set to sky rocket in 2011—that’s when PECO’s rate caps will be removed and the cost…

South Street Headhouse District Kicks Off 'Heart of the District' Campaign

Weekly Press: South Street Headhouse District Kicks Off 'Heart of the District' Campaign Social media initiative illustrates the eclectic Philadelphia neighborhood and promotes its monthly Fourth Friday event South Street…

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NY releases design guidelines to aid fitness

Associated Press: NY releases design guidelines to aid fitness The city has come up with design guidelines to help architects and urban planners design buildings, plazas, and other spaces in…

Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Publishes Year One Report

Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Year One Report Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) was formed on January 30, 2009 in an effort led by Mayor Michael A. Nutter to establish a new…

DVRPC Breaking Ground Conference Registration Now Open

DVRPC Breaking Ground Conference Registration Now Open Breaking Ground: Building Livable Communities in Greater Philadelphia Wednesday, March 17, 2010 -- Union League, Philadelphia PAA one-day workshop designed for local planning…

Take Economy League Survey and Enter to Win a Flip Cam!

Take our Survey and Enter to Win a Flip Cam! The Economy League is working on a new initiative called World Class Greater Philadelphia. We could use your thoughts about what…

Inquirer: How to use old Bethlehem rail line?

Inquirer: How to use old Bethlehem rail line? What's the best use of the old rail line that once carried passengers between Lansdale and Bethlehem? A revived SEPTA commuter line,…

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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…

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‘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…

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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…

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