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Philadelphia’s Integrated Planning and Zoning Process

From the APA - PA Southest Section Blog: Philadelphia’s Integrated Planning and Zoning Process The Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) and Zoning Code Commission (ZCC) will carry out an “in­tegrated planning…

Pier 53 Design and Construction Plan RFP

Pier 53 Design and Construction Plan RFP The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation and the City of Philadelphia are seeking proposals from qualified design/build consultants to prepare a design and construction plan…

DOT Announces $280 Million for New Livability Initiative

APA Advocate, The American Planning Association's Update on Legislative and Policy Issues   On December 1, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the availability of funding through the new Interagency Partnership…

Business vacancy at South Street Headhouse

Weekly Press: South Street, South Street - that's where all the blank stores beat How to improve the South Street business corridor was the focus of the South Street Headhouse…

Inquirer: El reconstruction over, biz owners eye rebound in West Philly

Inquirer: El reconstruction over, biz owners eye rebound in West Philly Decades of losing business to malls and the past 10 years of losing neighborhood customers to the frequent street…

Next American City Magazine profiles Philadelphia

From its swanky restaurant scene to its World Series-winning baseball team to its mission of becoming the greenest city in the country, Philadelphia is a model of a Rust Belt comeback…

UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, November 2009

Pennsylvania Planning Association "Vantage Point" A publication of the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Planning Association. Citizens Business, Economy League of Greater Philadelphia The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia is an…

Update on Federal Planning Legislation and Policy

Here are sections from the latest APA Advocate, the American Planning Association's update on legislative and policy issues: Senate Panel Passes Climate Bill Senate Vote Ends Vitter-Bennett Amendment Debate Livable…

Inquirer: Ground broken for new Barnes home

Inquirer: Ground broken for new Barnes home After years of litigation, court hearings, protests and fundraising, the renowned Barnes Foundation, long of Latchs Lane in Merion, finally broke ground this…

Help Rebuild Veterans Park in Fairmount

A message from Fairmount CDC: Help Rebuild Veterans Memorial We need your help to restore the Veterans Park at 31st & Girard Fairmount CDC along with a team of community…

Coming to CFA in December: Constructing Play

Coming in December: Constructing Play An exhibtion of classic building toys, on view December 4, 2009 to January 31, 2010 Every child imagines building and creating. Their parents imagine them becoming…

A message from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Dear Friend of DVRPC: I am writing to you today to personally introduce the tenets of the Long-Range Plan, which was recently adopted by the Board of the Delaware Valley Regional…

UC Review: Campus Inn to be Homewood Suites on 41st and Walnut Sts.

UC Review: Campus Inn to be Homewood Suites on 41st and Walnut Sts. While the name and location may have changed, the hotel’s former name, Campus Inn - originally planned…

NYT: Providence RI moves interstate to reconnect with cut-off neighborhoods

New York Times: Providence RI moves interstate to reconnect with cut-off neighborhoods This city, which once moved rivers to create a new urban design, is now moving a major highway…

Inquirer extensive profile of "Camden rebirth" efforts

Check out the extensive reporting by the Philadelphia Inquirer, conducted over 13 months and featuring more than 130 interviews. Camden: The promise and the price Camden Rebirth: A promise still…

Inquirer Editorial: No desire for streetcars

A plan to restore trolley service along East Market Street to link Center City with the Delaware River waterfront seems problematic on several fronts. Beyond the danger of snarling downtown traffic,…

Extended-stay hotel site shifts to 41st and Walnut

First reported last week, the Daily Pennsylvanian writes that University City’s proposed extended-stay hotel is seeing a second life after the project’s planners chose to move the proposed site of…

Senate Livable Communities Bill Authorizes Planning Grants

The latest APA Advocate, written by the American Planning Association: I. Sustainable Communities Partnership Makes ProgressSENATE LIVABLE COMMUNITIES BILL AUTHORIZES PLANNING GRANTS Earlier this year the U.S. Departments of…

Neighbors rally to guide Garrett Hill’s development

Neighbors rally to guide Garrett Hill’s development The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on the recent Garrett Hill Master Plan and overlay district. Over the past two years residents of Garrett Hill, a…

AIArchitect Reviews Pittsburgh Riverfront Casino

AIArchitect Reviews Pittsburgh Riverfront Casino The new Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, situated along the Ohio River, opened August 9. The two-story casino is the city’s first ever and is built on…

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