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    • PHS Fall Festival

PHS Fall Festival grows at The Navy Yard

The PHS Fall Festival on Saturday, September 20, at The Navy Yard will offer new attractions, including shopping at the popular Franklin Flea and toasting the start of autumn in the beer…

    • South Broad Sidepath

City one step closer to South Broad Sidepath, Oregon Ave. to the Navy Yard

Thanks to a plan released by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC), the city is one step closer to building the South Broad Sidepath -  a 1.1-mile bicycle and pedestrian…

    • Navy Yard Master Plan 2013 Update Philly: With 10,000 jobs, will the Navy Yard stand on its own as an innovation hub?

One of the most historic employment engines of Philadelphia is back in a new way, with more people working in the Navy Yard than ever before. Part of that success is…

    • Navy Yard Master Plan 2013 Update

Navy Yard unveils updated master plan, celebrates 10K jobs milestone

Ten or 15 years from now, if all goes according to an updated master plan, the number of people working at the Philadelphia Navy Yard will double to 20,000, and could…

    • Iroko

Navy Yard to release 2013 Master Plan update Wednesday

UPDATED: On Friday, PIDC announced the The Navy Yard event has been rescheduled for Feb. 1. An earlier version of this story had the original date. The Philadelphia Navy Yard will…

    • Planners are considering improved pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure

Navy Yard transit forum talks about diverse ways to get to the growing business hub

As the Navy Yard brings its employment numbers back to nearly 10,000 and sets its sights on double or triple that in the next 10 to 15 years, the groups leading…

    • The new GSK building, under construction.

On the brink of reaching a 10,000-jobs milestone, Navy Yard will soon release an updated Master Plan

The Philadelphia Navy Yard will soon be home to as many workers as the shipyard employed before it closed.At the end of this year, GlaxoSmithKline will finish construction on its…

    • Two new Navy Yard restaurants?

Two new Navy Yard restaurants?

A new restaurant or two could be coming to the Navy Yard.The Philadelphia City Planning Commission Tuesday approved subdivision of two new parcels and lot line adjustments for two others,…

    • Whitman resident Bootsie Cullen says Lower South needs more manufacturing

A focus on jobs and transportation at public meeting on the future of Lower South Philadelphia

Public discussion began Tuesday night on a long-range comprehensive plan for the Lower South portion of Philadelphia – a section of the city dominated by industrial and entertainment uses including the…

    • If the subway is to reach the Navy Yard, SEPTA planner says, people will need to live there

If the subway is to reach the Navy Yard, SEPTA planner says, people will need to live there

If Philadelphia wants to extend the subway line to the Navy Yard, as called for in the city-wide portion of the Philadelphia2035 comprehensive plan, residential development needs to be part of…

Historic aircraft carrier back at Navy Yard

Previous coverage: aircraft carrier USS Forrestal arrived in Philadelphia Friday morning to await its fate.The ship, which was decommissioned in 1993 in Philadelphia after 38 years in service,…

    • Garry Fadula, Vice President of Operations at PTR Baler & Compactor Co., talks with a longtime co-worker.

Zoning czars, public to hear outcome of PIDC study

If the zoning code is where city planning’s rubber meets the road, a recent review of Philadelphia’s industrial sector is where the paper meets the process.  At its monthly meeting scheduled…

    • Aerial view of bridge, Packer Avenue and Navy Yard

Southport Marine Terminal back in play

April 6, 2010 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly The Southport Marine Terminal just might be back on track. In the next two months, the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) will…

    • The USS Forrestal with battle group in 1989.

An old familiar aircraft carrier to return to Navy Yard

This story has been revised to reflect a correction, which is posted below the article. March 30, 2010 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly An aircraft carrier familiar to hundreds of…

Inquirer: Tasty Baking shows off new digs

Inquirer: Tasty Baking shows off new digs The new home of Butterscotch Krimpets at the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia is a study in contrasts. A larger-than-life-size 1920s image of…

Inquirer: Solar panel factory coming to Navy Yard

Inquirer: Solar panel factory coming to Navy Yard Gov. Rendell is expected to announce Monday that a Greek solar-panel manufacturing company intends to build a production facility at the Philadelphia Navy…

    • From quandary to utopia

From quandary to utopia

The High Line in NYC Sept. 2, 2009Read about our own Reading ViaductBy Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly
An "urban-planning Rorschach." We wish we had thought of it first,…

    • Navy Yard perspective

Navy Yard: Fields, fields, fields of dreams

March 26, 2009 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly(Editor’s note: This is the first in an occasional series on planning and development at the Navy Yard.)While spending the last…

    • Planning Commission

Penn Treaty Tower, Navy Yard updates

Feb. 19 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly The Philadelphia City Planning Commission on Tuesday afternoon approved plans and amendments for two significant new buildings along the Delaware Riverfront, but only…

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