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Rally behind waterfront plan

Nov. 13Inquirer Commentary Take back the waterfront

    • Casino press conference

Stakes raised in riparian rights fight

State Rep. Babette JosephsNov. 13By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly With the future of at least one proposed casino resting on whether it can be built on state-owned riverfront…

    • SugarHouse site

SugarHouse public hearing Thursday

Nov. 12 By Kellie Patrick Gates For PlanPhilly   On Thursday, SugarHouse Casino operators will ask the Philadelphia Commerce Department to give them the right to build on state-owned land along…

    • Harris Steinberg

Praxis' year: listening, planning and politics

Nov. 12 By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly When Harris Steinberg takes the convention center stage this evening to unveil a sweeping waterfront vision of homes and shops and parks, more than a few…

    • CCD lighting

Wednesday update

Produced: Lucette de Rugy, ARTLUMIERE Inc.; Designed: Corentine Buron) Nov. 7 Check out tonight for a breaking news report, including video, of the Center City District's illumination of five significant buildings…

    • CCD lighting

Center City District "hits the lights"

Nov. 7By Alan JaffeFor Plan Philly  The days are getting shorter and the dark hours longer, but Philadelphians were given a few unexpected rays of light tonight. …

Q&As with local design winners

Interviews with the local winners in the Ed Bacon design competition:  James S. McKenna III Age: 21College: Temple University, where he is in the third year of a five-year…

Civics file federal suit with intent to stop casinos

Nov. 5 Civics file suit in federal court seeking to prevent SugarHouse and Foxwoods casino developments.

Steinberg quoted in New York Times

Nov. 5Praxis' Harris Steinberg quoted in New York Times story about Dallas' Trinity Riverfront effort. 

    • Market East Station

Re-urbanization of Market East a winner

Nov. 5By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyInstead of a large, nearly monolithic block, Market East could be a series of buildings with lots of residential and retail space, a…

    • Peter Latz' development bulbs

Green infrastructure's expense

Nov. 1 By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly (This is the second in a series of PlanPhilly stories examining the infrastructure projects that would accompany a re-visioning of the Central Delaware…

    • Symphony House

Wednesday roundup: Dranoff fires back

Brad Maule photo Oct. 31 Last week, Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron critiqued the design of Carl Dranoff's newly unveiled Symphony House on Broad Street. Here is an excerpt:"Except to…

    • Ben Franklin Bridge

Tuesday roundup

Oct. 30With the public presentation set for Nov. 14th, Philadelphia Daily News Editorial Page Editor Sandra Shea lauds the civic engagement aspect of the PennPraxis Delaware Waterfront visioning process. *** And check…

    • East Coast Greenway

Bridging our rivers with a green link

Oct. 29 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Bikers, hikers, walkers and roller-bladers may one day cross Philadelphia, from the Delaware River to the Schuylkill River, without facing a single car.…

Daily Pennsylvanian on the traffic impact of Cira South

Oct. 26The Daily Pennsylvanian reports about the impact traffic congestion, parking and lack of pedestrian access may have on the Cira South development.

    • David Auspitz

ZBA boss defends caseload numbers

Oct. 26By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly In almost any discussion about zoning reform in Philadelphia, someone brings up the number of cases that go before the Zoning Board of…

    • Girard Warehouses

Rehab begins on Girard Warehouses

Oct. 25  By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly Coming right on deadline, the owners of the historic Girard Estate Warehouses in Old City had fencing erected around the Front Street…

    • L4 zoning

Zoning 101: understanding the code

Oct. 24By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly The Philadelphia Zoning Code is a dense read. It takes a trained mind to sort through all the legalese and cross-references. Builders get confused,…

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