• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

Parkway revival and homelessness, new life on North Broad, PhillyCAM moves, NIMBYism grows



Homelessness has long been at home on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, much to the frustration of people trying to make the Parkway a more inviting destination. JoAnn Greco looks at the issue for PlanPhilly.

The Inquirer looks at North Broad Street’s new look, reviewing recent and upcoming developments. Mayor Nutter thinks the Divine Lorraine is the tipping point, and Bart Blatstein calls North Broad a sleeper.

Philadelphia’s public TV network, PhillyCAM, moves into a bigger, better home on 7th Street between Market and Chestnut streets, NewsWorks reports.

Boomers say Not-In-My-Backyard (NIMBY) more often than young folks, The Atlantic Cities reports. NIMBYism is on the rise nationally, and as America ages it could keep increasing.

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