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    • Slide the City

May 11: Wolf says PA hostile to cities | Feibush vs. Johnson | Divine Lorraine pop-up

"The public policy environment in Pennsylvania, and in most places in the United States, is absolutely, positively hostile to cities," said Governor Tom Wolf, at yesterday's Keystone Crossroads conference in…

    • York and Jasper streets | Google Streetview

City Council approves Land Bank’s first two property transfers

City Council unanimously adopted a pair of resolutions today authorizing the Philadelphia Land Bank to make its first two property transfers. There is symbolism in the first pair of properties to…

    • Rail yards from Drexel Park
Eyes on the Street

Mayor 99: Steal these six ideas from Diaz

If Democratic mayoral nominee Jim Kenney wants to support smarter development and stronger transit, here are six ideas he could poach from Nelson Diaz’ mayoral campaign, offered up in this op-ed…

    • Moving On. | Julia Rowe, EOTS Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Advocates call to strengthen Land Bank Strategic Plan

The fledgling Philadelphia Land Bank is the city’s best chance to put the lion’s share of its vacant and tax-delinquent properties into responsible hands for new uses. The citywide effects could…

    • Greensgrow, inside (2011) | flickr user shrimpcracker, Eyes on the Street flickr group

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