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Dilworth House process grinds on

July 31 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly One can safely tell that a hearing will be long when groups of men in dark suits start appearing, each carrying, or dollying,…

Janice Woodcock: Interim zoning no small task

Aug. 1DAG SPACE - NEW WEBSITE FEATURE: To advance DAG’s goal of promoting good design by encouraging thoughtful public discussion of design matters, DAG is initiating a monthly opinion piece. …

    • Market El enhancements

Temple U. Station gets a once-over

July 31 46th Street Station TOD By Seth BudickFor PlanPhilly On a hot and muggy Thursday evening in North Philadelphia, planners presented their ideas for the new Transit Revitalization Investment…

    • Jose Alminana

Casino workshop concludes

Previous story and videosJuly 31 By Matt GolasFor PlanPhilly The three-day, lightning-round, PennPraxis workshop analyzing how two licensed Delaware Riverfront casinos, as well as any large development, can be…

    • Mapping out the casino issue

Casino analysis underway

July 30 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly The second day of a “casino workshop” featuring senior city officials, traffic consultants, planning experts and architects began early Wednesday morning under the…

    • Rina Cutler makes a point

Breaking: How casinos fit vision

July 30By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Amid the discussions coming out of a three-day PennPraxis workshop addressing the designs of the two proposed Delaware Riverfront casinos, there were some…

    • Boyd interior

Looking beyond the exterior facade

July 28 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly The Philadelphia Historical Commission’s ad hoc committee on legislation convened for the first time Monday morning to consider a fundamental change to the…

    • SEPTA work on Market line

Transit Oriented Design push in Philadelphia

July 24Previous TOD coverage:Building for transit based livingEncouraging transit oriented developmentBy Seth BudickFor PlanPhilly“The nucleus of the neighborhood.”  It’s a phrase that was repeated several…

    • L&I

In The Zone

315-323 N. 12th StreetJuly 24In The Zone is a periodically updated listing of large or significant zoning changes, developments, building additions or demolitions to come before the Zoning Board…

    • Walkable Philadelphia

What makes a city walkable?

July 23 New Google feature: pound the pavement  By Seth BudickFor PlanPhillySometimes it seems like every few months a new list appears claiming to rank America’s best walking…

    • Ken Milano

Q&A with Ken Milano

July 21Remembering Kensington & Fishtown: Philadelphia’s Riverward Neighborhoods is a new book written by Kenneth W. Milano that is a collection of articles from his weekly column “The Rest Is…

    • SugarHouse site

Breaking: casino test piling controversy

July 20 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly SugarHouse Casino has asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for permission to drive some test pilings at their Delaware Avenue site. But…

    • Licenses & Inspections web page

Breaking: Nutter taps Burns to head L&I

July 18By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Philadelphia's new L&I Commissioner says change is coming - and much of it will be focused on customer service. Frances Burns, who starts…

    • SugarHouse permit

Foxwoods to Court: Make city stop stalling

Commerce Dept. riparian permit posting - dated 2007 - at SugarHouse siteJuly 17By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Foxwoods Casino has asked the State Supreme Court to make the…

    • Ben Franklin Parkway enhancements

$19 million for Parkway, South Philly park

July 17By Matt Golas and Isaac SteinbergFor PlanPhilly A broad team effort that should inspire the most cynical Philadelphians brought home a $19 million payday that will not only…

    • Boyd interior

Boyd Theatre gets historic nod

Boyd interior, courtesy Rob BenderJuly 16 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly The Boyd Theatre, the shuttered, Art Deco movie palace near Rittenhouse Square that has long been a concern…

    • Planning Commission says state law extends zoning relief for the 1,500-foot American Commerce Center

Behemoth tower draws crowd, media, Fumo

Massing model / Isaac Steinberg July 15By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly During the last few months, the terms “overflow crowds” and “Planning Commission” have been regularly used in the…

    • PCPC Foxwoods meeting

UPDATE: No invite for Fishtown Action, other civics

July 18By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly       A group of Fishtown residents who want SugarHouse to build in their neighborhood have asked Gov. Ed Rendell and other elected officials…

    • Unisys signage

New feature: In The Zone

Graphic courtesy of In The Zone is a periodically updated listing of large or significant zoning changes, developments, building additions or demolitions to come before the Zoning Board of Adjustment.…

    • South Street Bridge

South Street Bridge saga

July 14By Steven UjifusaFor PlanPhillyOld age, alterations, and neglect have left the South Street Bridge a shadow of its once-elegant self. Its four watch towers have been lopped…

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