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    • Society Hill Towers, 1969 | From DVRPC, “A Report on Historic Preservation” (1969). Courtesy of the Edmund N. Bacon Collection, The Architectural Archives, University of Pennsylvania.

In Conversation With: Greg Heller on Ed Bacon and his legacy

On the eve of the official launch of Ed Bacon: Planning, Politics, and the Building of Modern Phiadelphia (University of Penn Press), author Greg Heller chatted with PlanPhilly's JoAnn Greco about…

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Philly's great at "The Planning Game"

Great city plans require great men, with strong wills and sturdy stomachs for politics, Alexander Garvin believes. And he should know. This planner, author, and long-time instructor at Yale University briefly…

Eyes on the Street

Love Note #45: Walk Ed Bacon's greenways with me

As promised, Eyes on the Street is occasionally featuring especially plannerdly Philly Love Notes culled from the growing collection on the Philly Love Notes blog. Last time around the Bicycle…

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Designing the Fair of the Future: Bacon student design competition

BackgroundAt the heart of this ambitious challenge are some important questions. What is the value of undertaking a massive project like a world’s fair or the Olympics? How do we…

Annual Ed Bacon design competition and soiree set for Dec. 7

This year's Bacon Awards - the annual soiree which honors the winning team in a student design competition and a professional for his or her career-long contributions, will be held Tuesday,…

Examining Ed Bacon’s Visions for Philadelphia

UC Review: Examining Ed Bacon’s Visions for Philadelphia It’s hard to imagine how the "things that might have been" would impact the present. If for instance, a World’s Fair had…

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What Edmund Bacon saw and failed to see

Dec. 2By Elise ViderFor PlanPhillyIn 1959, with the postwar economy booming and Philadelphia growing, Edmund N. Bacon composed “Philadelphia in the Year 2009.” Imbued with the optimism of…

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John Norquist: Knock down I-95

Photo courtesy of Brad Maule, check out his complete portfolio at Dec. 3By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyAt Tuesday night's Ed Bacon Foundation Award ceremony, this year's professional…

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Penn team wins Bacon competition

Dec. 1By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyFor this year's student competiton, the Ed Bacon Foundation asked entrants to focus on a Philadelphia neighborhood that has fallen on tough times.…

Bacon Awards update

John O. Norquist, President and CEO of the Congress for the New Urbanism and former mayor of Milwaukee, will speak at this year's Ed Bacon Foundation design awards ceremony on Dec.…

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Bacon students design to "rebuild and revive"

Aug. 4 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly The Third Annual Ed Bacon Student Design Competition kicked off today, organized by the Ed Bacon Foundation, a nonprofit focusing on education efforts…

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