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    • Stairs up to the Rail Park from the 1100 block of Callowhill, May 2018 / Neal Santos for PlanPhilly
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In Common: Rail Park opens, carrying the freight of a changing neighborhood

What does it mean to create a new park in a changing, sometimes contested neighborhood? Next in our series about Philly's changing public spaces, Ashley Hahn takes a deep dive into…

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As Rebuild promises $500 million to rehab rec centers, Chinatown asks: What about us?

Last month, you shared with us your pressing questions about Rebuild, Philadelphia's $500 million plan to rehab the city's parks, libraries and rec centers. More than 400 of you voted on which…

    • 8th and Race parking lot

Competing visions for ‘social impact’ development at 8th and Race

On Monday night, the battle lines formed around the last large undeveloped lot in Chinatown. The oceanic parking lot at 8th and Race, which also hosts a little used subway stop…

    • U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announces that Philadelphia is one of four cities to win his department’s “Every Place Counts” design challenge.

Philadelphia wins U.S. DOT design challenge to reduce impact of Vine Street Expressway on Chinatown/Callowhill

Flanked by local politicians, United States Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced on Monday that Philadelphia was one of four cities to win his Every Place Counts Challenge. Philly’s prize: a…

    • 10th Street Plaza bridging Vine Street Expressway

Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation at 50

There’s a vacant cultural center — but it faces a lively parklet. There’s plenty of dim sum — yet it’s possible to enjoy craft cocktails at a not-so-hidden location that’s been…

    • Groundbreaking for PCDC & Project Home development at 810 Arch St
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Addressing displacement: The business of community development

Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation's John Chin and Sarah Yeung make the case for devleopment without displacement in this op-ed. Chinatown and neigborhoods like it, they argue, should welcome private development while…

    • Eastern Tower rendering

Developers say Eastern Tower project will be underway by year’s end

The Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation says it will pull building permits and begin construction on the Eastern Tower, a 23-story mixed-use apartment complex and community center at 10th and Vine streets,…

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Meet Chinatown's new parklet

This weekend Chinatown celebrated the opening of its very own parklet, which adds a new pedestrian amenity along the busy 10th Street corridor. After a false start in April, Philadelphia Chinatown…

    • Another view of the proposed tower. Rendering courtesy PCDC

Chinatown: New community center enters the financing stage

By Alicia DiGiovanni and Mark Lauterbach The Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corp. plans to create a 23-story, multipurpose tower located at the northwest corner of 10th and Vine streets. The first two…

    • The no-parking zone to the left (on 10th just north of Cherry Street) will host a parklet this summer. (Image via Google Street View)
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Mini-Park to Run Along 10th Street

By Alicia DiGiovanni and Mark Lauterbach,  Philadelphia Neighborhoods The Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilitieshas started a parklet pilot program. The parklets are designed to look like mini parks.…

    • A sharrow on Spruce Street indicates that bikes and cars must share the lane.
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Multi-modal with MOTU: Cycle logic [Part 2]

In Part 1 of this biking edition of Multi-modal with MOTU, I visited a pedestrian plaza to-be and explored a few of West and Southwest Philadelphia’s new, old, and possible bike…

    • School bus in Chinatown, Philadelphia | Flickr user flodigrip | Creative Commons
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January 20-22: Philadelphia Dance Party, Space Savers Project, Celebrating the Year of the Dragon

Art after 5: Philadelphia Dance Party Friday, January 20, 5pm. Philadelphia Musuem of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Yes, the dance party kicking off the exhibition Zoe Strauss: Ten Years sold…

    • Will the new Family Court Building at 15th and Arch get taller? Almost happened. | EwingCole
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Family Court maneuvers, Flower Market in Chinatown, MLK Day of Service plans, 7th and Girard time machine, catchment bets

Philadelphia’s new Family Court Building almost got a surprise 15-foot height increase yesterday, as the Art Commission moved in favor the increase then tabled the proposal after neighbors protested, reports…

    • Mummers Parade | flickr user shrimpcracker, Eyes on the Street flickr group
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Mayor Nutter's 2nd term priorities, zoning reform vs. councilmanic fiat, considering Callowhill NID's failure, Mummery and the economy, 2011's best street art

Mummers Parade | flickr user shrimpcracker, Eyes on the Street flickr group Happy New Year, Philadelphia. Hope you had festive holidays and got to spend some time off. If you’re planning…

Chinatown development corporation gets planning's blessing for a 23-story tower at 10th and Vine

The Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation Tuesday came a step closer to building a 23-story, 265-foot-high residential and office tower, with a community center on the ground floor, on two parcels at…

    • The proposed Eastern Tower Community Center. Rendering courtesy PCDC

Chinatown Development Corporation plans 23-story tower at 10th and Vine

The Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation hopes to build a 23-story, 265-foot-high residential and office tower, with a community center on the ground floor, on two parcels at the northwest corner of…

Chinatown leaders favor destruction of the Reading Viaduct

Weekly Press: Chinatown leaders favor destruction of the "Chinese Wall" Written by Mark Brakeman: In its quest for new, affordable housing, the neighborhood’s leaders are looking beyond Chinatown’s traditional boundary…

    • Scene from a Chinatown North visioning session

Discussion of the future of Chinatown North

July 23, 2009 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Residents of Chinatown North gathered at the Theresa Hu Center Wednesday night to talk about the future of their neighborhood – the…

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