• 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.

You are viewing 26 articles with the tag Land Bank

Homegrown Middle Class: Finding New Money

To John Kromer the city's persistent poverty is best tackled at the neighborhood level. In a four-part series of commentaries Kromer,…

2015 Civic Wish List

Each new year is full of unwritten promise. What kind of year will we collectively author for Philly? Here’s my annual…

Interface Studio to develop Land Bank Strategic Plan

Philly passed a new milestone on the long road to realizing its future Land Bank: On Friday the Philadelphia Housing Development…

Land Bank updates: Strategic planning and VPRC transparency

Philadelphia is inching toward realizing its Land Bank, signed into law by Mayor Nutter in January. The Philadelphia Land Bank is…

Pro-demolition preservationists? Cara Bertron explores rightsizing and preservation

Preservationists should fight for demolition. Yes, you read that right. “Our job as preservationists is to argue for rightsizing,” Cara Bertron…

Wishing on 2014

Like any year in the life of a city, 2013 was strikes and gutters. On the deep downside Philadelphia’s school funding…

Five hopeful things about the Land Bank

Philadelphia will be the biggest American city to establish a municipal land bank once Mayor Nutter signs the land bank bill…

December 5: All eyes on Land Bank, City Council | DRPA hikes budget, not tolls | Bridesburg Trail nearing construction | Passyunk Square Civic Association celebrates 10th year

Hello Streeters! Today's temperature could hit an alarming 63 degrees. With only two full City Council hearings remaining before the new…

Land bank hearing scheduled for Oct. 28, questions remain

This fall there is renewed hope for progress in the creation of a municipal land bank. Come October 28, land bank…

September 17: Broad/Washington arts market | vacant land tech tools | Casey seeking transit funding | Butkovitz doesn't support five-year budget | Philly's used bookstores

Good morning Streeters. Our thoughts are with Washington today as we wake with heavy hearts after yesterday’s mass shooting at the…

May 28-31: Ed Bacon and the Future of Philly | Land Bank symposium | Garden heritage conference | PHS Pop Up Garden opening | Callowhill walk | 'My Architect' screening

We hope you enjoyed the long weekend, Streeters. There's a whole lot on tap this week - from learning about the…

'Disneyland on the Delaware' | Ritz 5 redevelopment | Pieces of St. Boniface live on | PHDC could incorporate land bank | AVI still imperative

1800 Block of Fairmount, morning | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupGood morning, Streeters. If you're wondering if we…

Situation Vacant: Community Contributors talk blight and hopes for reform

Living with the ripple-effects of blight has sadly become part of the Philadelphia condition thanks to our city's 40,000 vacant properties.…

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