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    • Race Street at I95

Planning Commission questions safety of trail crossing on-ramp

The PCPC doesn't mind cyclists using what will essentially be the sidewalk on the north side of Race Street from 2nd to the river. But commissioners are worried about a caution-light…

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If TIFs are good for Center City hotels, they're good for schools, too

Last week, City Council took the first step in creating a Tax-Increment Financing (TIF) district to help fund a new hotel at 15th and Chestnut. TIF's allow cities to wager current…

    • Renaissance Plaza

Plan for four residential towers and retail at Columbus and Callowhill gets PCPC approval

Waterfront Renaissance Associates' plan to build a four-tower, residential mixed-use development at Callowhill Street and Columbus Boulevard won Planning Commission approval Tuesday. WRA, an affiliate of Carl Marks Real Estate, hopes…

    • Mural Arts' Market Frankford Line train wrap
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New mobile mural rolls on the Market Frankford Line

The Mural Arts Program and SEPTA took the concept of bringing art to the people to a new level today when they unveiled "We Are All Neurons," a student-designed mural wrapped…

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Iraqi refugees find support from fellows and neighbors in Northeast Philadelphia

Hundreds of Iraqis are building new lives in Northeast Philadelphia. They're simultaneously trying for a fresh start while holding on to their homeland, and even finding some unusual allies. One of…

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Affordable Care Act and you [Financial Perspectives]

This past week brought about some of the most contentious political rancor to date about the Affordable Care Act.  The website problems of Healthcare.gov and the looming deadline have caused the…

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    • Copperwood Estate

Conservative institute withdraws variance application for Copperwood estate

Plans by a conservative nonprofit to transform one of Chestnut Hill's most esteemed mansions into a school and student residence have been withdrawn because of neighbors' objections. The John Jay Institute,…

    • New motorcycle and scooter parking regulations go into effect Jan. 6

New parking policies could cost motorcycle, scooter drivers

Motorcycle and scooter owners who were shocked when the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) began doling out $76 tickets when those vehicles were parked on sidewalks, may be in for even more…

    • Planning Commission considers RCO regs

Planning Commission to weigh a host of zoning code amendments

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission has a packed agenda for its November meeting and is scheduled to consider dozens of amendments to the zoning code, among other items. Some of the…

    • Steinberg, Febo-San Miguel, Jiminez, Nowak

Balancing public art and public space with what the public wants

When you go to an event called "Who shapes the city? A conversation about public space and the arts" and it's held in a PAFA gallery upstairs from a major exhibition…

    • Baker is looking for more neighborhood artifacts to include in the exhibit
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From world's workshop to hipster mecca: Northern Liberties artist curates community history exhibit

In a warehouse dating back to 1892, once the home of a publishing company, later occupied by a somewhat illicit business and finally converted into artist lofts, longtime Northern Liberties artist…

    • 411 N. 10th, panoramic
Eyes on the Street

November 18-22: Planning Commission meeting | Food Fight! | Patrik Schumacher | Gray Area Germantown | Rethinking Trestletown

Beyond the Greenbuild conference invading Philly Wednesday-Friday, here's what's on the horizon this week: PLAN: Philadelphia City Planning Commission November Meeting Tuesday, November 19, 1-5pm. 1515 Arch Street, Room 18-029. The…

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Artist plans 5-mile torrent of color along Philly's Amtrak corridor

SEPTA and Amtrak commuters traveling through Philly can look forward to a lot of color in the spring as Berlin-based artist Katharinia Grosse begins painting dilapidated buildings along the tracks. Mural…

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Eyes on the Street

November 18: Four PA Govs beg for transpo funding | Lincoln Building redevelopment | Bingham Place construction | Feibush challenging Johnson | Fishtown wants bread

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. After a beautiful weekend we’re in for a weird weather day: a warm, blustery day with bands of rain, followed by a big temperature…

    • Transit-oriented development grows in Fox Chase, but doubts exist in business community

Central Northeast District draft plan to be revealed in December

The draft recommendations for the Central Northeast District Plan include improving mass transit and making the major auto thoroughfare – Roosevelt Boulevard – safer for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. Based on…

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Plant flowers at Race Street Pier, find other ways to LOVE Your Park this weekend

Love spring flowers? You can help them grow on Race Street Pier by assisting the Friends of Race Street Pier  plant 1,000 spring bulbs on Saturday. Tammy Leigh DeMent, the Pennsylvania…

    • Marathon
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20 years and running: Philadelphia Marathon returns Sunday

Cue up Philadelphia Freedom:  Road closures, SEPTA detours, parking restrictions (don't get towed!), and thousands of runners are heading your way this weekend for the 20th annual Philadelphia Marathon…

    • Preservation law symposium
Eyes on the Street

Preservation crises and solutions: Five takeaways from Penn's Preservation Law and Policy symposium

Philly preservationists, you are not alone in your frustrations. Preservationists drawn to PennDesign last week from across the country for a preservation policy symposium hosted by the Graduate Program in Historic…

    • Part of Dickinson Square Park was enclosed by construction fencing in November as construction began.
Eyes on the Street

November 15-17: New city lecture | Love Your Park service day | Stormwater infrastructure workshop | Women Bike PHL day | Philadelphia Marathon | Hamilton Family Arts Center community day

Hello Eyes on the Street! Need a little weekend inspiration? Here's what's happening in Philly.  LECTURE: Léger, Le Corbusier and Paris futur Friday, November 15, 6:30-8pm. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Van…

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