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    • Tires dumped illegally, photo sent to Philly311 in January 2017.

As reports of illegal dumping rise, can Philly bring new solutions to this old problem?

It’s Saturday morning and a group of volunteers is gathered around a vacant lot next to the train tracks at Erie Avenue in Tioga. There’s trash piled everywhere: tires, abandoned pieces…

    • SEPTA will provide direct bus access to Bakers Centre

SEPTA to extend bus service to new Northwest Philly ShopRite

When the new Bakers Centre shopping plaza, anchored by a Brown’s Super Stores Inc. ShopRite, opens at Roberts Ave. and Fox Street this Friday, SEPTA bus service will provide direct…

    • Open Your Eyes | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • The 4,100-acre study area for Lower Schuylkill Master Plan. | PIDC
Eyes on the Street

Darrell Clarke's revenue plan, Venice Island eyesore, Church moves partly due to parking woes, transition at the Navy Yard, SEPTA's flat budget

What’s on Council President Darrell Clarke’s 2012 agenda? Revenue Generation. The Naked City reports that Clarke’s plans include: parking space leases to car-shares, public asset sales, ad-sales for spots on municipal…

    • The current Columbia Avenue and a prospective future

Ideas for the Columbia Avenue Connector project

The Columbia Avenue of the future will likely be lined with trees, but just how many specimens remains under discussion.Some neighbors of the Fishtown street are concerned about sacrificing parking…

    • Top 5 Northwest Philadelphia development stories of 2011 -- No. 3

Top 5 Northwest Philadelphia development stories of 2011 -- No. 3

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIn Northwest Philly's neighborhoods this year, you didn't have to shop around very far to find tasty stories about land use and development. And some…

Grand Opening of “The Quads”

What:  The agency has developed 100 units of accessible housing on 25 vacant lots across the city, making them fully accessible for seniors and persons with disabilities.  These units represent a…

Star: Turning old Tasty site into retail hub

Star: Turning old Tasty site into retail hub The sign, undoubtedly recognizable to Philadelphians, can still be seen looming high above the Hunting Park Avenue site. But the business that…

    • Livable Communities and Philadelphia

Livable Communities and Philadelphia

On Monday, May 17th, Livable Communities Task Force Members Earl Blumenauer and Allyson Y. Schwartz will join Penn Design School’s Penn Praxis and the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia for…

Inquirer: Tasty Baking to sell Nicetown properties

Inquirer: Tasty Baking to sell Nicetown properties Tasty Baking Co. announced Tuesday that it is selling two pieces of land in Nicetown - the sites of its bakery and its…

Inquirer: Temple's real gem: Baptist Temple to reopen as cultural arts center

Inquirer: Temple's real gem: Baptist Temple to reopen as cultural arts center THERE ARE striking surprises inside the renovated Baptist Temple, on Broad Street at Temple University's North Philadelphia campus.…

    • Kroc Center aerial: Credit: Andropogon Associates and MGA Partners

North Philly’s industrious community creation

February 5, 2010By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyThe McDonald’s fast food empire is not universally considered a paragon of a green-minded, environmentally friendly corporate culture. But the charitable organization…

    • 4th and Cecil B. Moore before greening

Looking beyond cities’ ‘broken windows’

Jan. 28, 2010By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyFor criminologists and sociologists, the “broken windows” theory on urban blight is now almost 30 years old. It has been used by…

    • The western entrance to Rowan Street is greened and welcoming.

Look Up: An English Village in Nicetown

Nov. 23By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly“Look Up” is a new feature of PlanPhilly that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. Each week, the photo essay will focus…

Inquirer: Market-Frankford El in need of repairs

Inquirer: Market-Frankford El in need of repairs The Frankford elevated line, which was completely rebuilt in the 1980s and 1990s to last for 75 years, needs significant repairs because of…

    • Some values from Queen Village

Values consolidation under way

In January, there will be a consolidation of citizens' core neighborhood and waterfront values identified in three public sessions in December. The values from the forums are listed below. They will…

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