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    • Penn's Landing surface parking/Brad Maule

How cars and people can co-exist

During recent public forums conducted from Port Richmond to South Philadelphia, a conceptual image that PennPraxis presented as part of its Central Delaware waterfront planning process consistently caused a stir among…

    • Interface model

Low-down on high-rise hopes

UPDATES: 700 North Delaware and Liberty LandingBy Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhillyWith all the hoopla over casinos, you might have missed everything else that’s planned for the riverfront. Developers have…

Marion Johnson

  Marion JohnsonAge: 74.Education:  Attended William Penn High School.Professional: Legislative aide to Councilwoman Marian Tasco since 1988, assigned to zoning issues. Meets with constituents, zoning…

Michael Leithead

  Michael LeitheadAge:45Education: Masters in business administration, in finance, from Villanova University; Bachelors in Business Operations Management from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, N.Y.Professional: Senior Deputy…

Al Taubenberger

Al TaubenbergerAge: 54Education: Bachelor of Science in Agronomy from the Pennsylvania State College of Agriculture.Professional: The Republican nominee for mayor of Philadelphia and President of…

Anne Papageorge

Anne PapageorgeAge: 47Education: Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse; MBA in Human Resource Management from…

Frank DiCicco

  Frank DiCiccoAge: 61Education: Graduated from St. John Neumann High School. Took a real estate course at Temple University and has a real estate license.Professional: Life-long government/politics…

Drexel lecture series scrutinizes Philly's future

Aug. 28 On Monday afternoon about 100 college students and concerned citizens gathered in a Drexel University lecture hall to listen to and engage with a panel of bloggers, reporters and…

Casino operators file brief over fee dispute

The developers of Foxwoods and SugarHouse casinos Monday filed briefs with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, outlining the arguments they will make at a Sept. 6 hearing about when they must…

Old Philadelphia Congregations video

Old Philadelphia Congregations roundtable

Old St. Joseph's Q&A

OLD ST. JOSEPH’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCHRespondent: Fr. Mark Horak, S.J. 1. Old St. Joseph's is the oldest Roman Catholic parish in Philadelphia, a National Shrine and the only place in the…

Seamen's Church Institute

Seamen's Church Q&ARespondent: Fr. Jim von Dreele 1. What is your congregation's role in the history of the waterfront? At one time, you even occupied a floating church that…

Mother Bethel Q&A

    Mother Bethel AME Q&A Respondent: Rev. Jeffrey Leath1. Mother Bethel is one of the most significant landmarks to African-American history, the birthplace of the AME denomination.  What is your…

St. Peter's Q&A

ST. PETER’S EPISCOPAL Q&ARespondent: Rev. Richard L. Ullmann 1. St. Peter’s was the home church of Bishop White, one of the founders of the American Episcopal Church following our independence from Great…

Old Pine Q&A

  Old Pine Q&A Respondent: Rev. Debbie McKinley 1. Old Pine Presbyterian, like neighboring St. Peter’s, has had many prominent 18th and 19th century American leaders on its congregational roster.  In the…

Old First Reformed Q&A

Old First Reformed United Church of Christ Q&ARespondent: Jeff Shanaberger 1. Your congregation was founded in 1727 by Palatine Germans, and therefore makes it culturally significant to Philadelphia's large German-American…

Christ Church Q&A

Christ Church Q&ARespondent: Rev. Timothy Safford1. Christ Church is one of the city's architectural and historic treasures, and has had many prominent people in the congregation, most notably George…

Arch Street Meeting Q&A

Arch Street MeetingRespondent: Brian J. Sullivan Questions: 1.  Quakerism occupies a special place in Philadelphia history both as the city's founding denomination and as the originators of William Penn's "Holy…

    • Old Philadelphia Congregation

Prayers for the waterfront

By Steven UjifusaFor PlanPhilly"There is only one institution left in Old City, in its original condition at the same location, still serving the same purpose as it did in…

Video: Foxwoods approval by PCPC

Aug. 21PCPC approves Foxwoods' plan 

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