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Streetviews: Q&A with Women's Community Revitalization Project's Nora Lichtash

This week we continue our Streetviews video series with Nora Lichtash, director of the Women’s Community Revitalization Project. Nora talks about the power of coalition advocacy, development without displacement, and…

    • Its A Show | Steve Ives, EOTS Flickr Group
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Road to development reform should start at L&I

City Council President Darrell Clarke has spent recent months advancing a plan to reorganize the city’s planning and development functions into a new cabinet-level Department of Planning and Development through a…

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Streetviews: Q&A with Andrew Dalzell

This week we continue our Streetviews video series with Andrew Dalzell, who was until recently the programs coordinator for South of South Neighborhood Association. Before jumping the pond for graduate…

    • BMiller-Streetviews
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Streetviews: Q&A with the Community Design Collaborative's Beth Miller

We continue our Streetviews video series with Beth Miller, director of the Community Design Collaborative, who shares her insights on the dual challenges of vacancy and poverty reduction, the power of…

    • Spinning Disc | Steve Ives, EOTS Flickr Group
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Saucer Watch

As JFK Plaza/LOVE Park is redesigned by Hargreaves Associates this year, it is very much a live question as to whether or not the saucer-shaped building that serves as the Fairmount…

    • MRuben
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Streetviews: Q&A with NLNA's Matt Ruben

This week we’re kicking off Streetviews, a series of video Q&As featuring some of the city's bright neighborhood, design, and nonprofit leaders talking shop about the city's biggest opportunities and toughest…

    • City Hall Tower
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What kind of city should Philly be?

Election season is a time for fresh ideas and urbanist groups of every stripe are advancing platforms with their takes on making Philadelphia a stronger, more livable, and equitable city. As…

    • Delaware Generating Station, 2014
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New chapter possible for Delaware Generating Station

The hulking power plant just north of Penn Treaty Park on Fishtown's waterfront sits silent, its stacks rusting and concrete chipped. Exelon announced plans to sell the underused Delaware Generating Station…

    • New pergola on the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk, January 2014
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SPOTTED: Pergolas on the Schuylkill

It may be the season for contemplating cross-country skiing on the Schuylkill River’s celebrated new boardwalk, but soon enough visitors will enjoy relief from the sun thanks to new pergolas recently…

    • view from Eakins Oval, by Jhonte Haskins
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2015 Civic Wish List

Each new year is full of unwritten promise. What kind of year will we collectively author for Philly? Here’s my annual civic wish list, six hopes for change in 2015. Share…

    • River Walk | 4224 Baltimore | Broad and Washington | W Hotel
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2015 Predictions: You call it

If you believe Back to the Future II, 2015 is the future. So let’s use our hoverboards to zip through the mists of a new year to make a few predictions.…

    • Untitled, Jhonte Haskins, EOTS Flickr Group
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2014: Cheers and Jeers

As we put 2014 to bed, I offer this short list of cheers and jeers for the year that was: CHEERS Citizen-Driven Win of the Year: SEPTA 24/7 The most inspiring…

    • Francisville, September 2014 | Theresa Stigale
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Do wishes come true? 2014 review

December’s days dwindle, and I’m looking back at my 2014 wish list to see which of my hopes edged toward reality and what we’ll still be waiting on in the coming…

    • Two Sides to the Story, March 2014 | Al BeFranke, EOTS Flickr Group
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2014 in Photos: Places

This week we're looking back at 2014 through the eyes of our faithful Flickr Group photographers who shared some picks of their favorite pics from the year. We already shared their…

    • Charge of the Green Umbrella Brigade, March 2014 | Al BeFranke, EOTS Flickr Group
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2014 in Photos: Faces

It is forever a pleasure to see Philadelphia through fresh eyes, which is one reason why it's always such a treat to look back at the year through the work of…

    • Zoning Remapping Progress | Philadelphia City Planning Commission
    • Old Willard's 14-foot wide hallways offer opportunities for
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Reimagining vacant schools as vibrant community spaces

A vacant school is more than a silent, empty building. It’s a public promise waiting to be renewed. Since closing 27 schools in 2013, Philly is ripe with these promises. As…

    • Philly Bike Share open house at 30th Street Station, November 2014
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Making bike share reflect Philly

Will Philly Bike Share be the exclusive province of tourists, suits, and hipsters or will its users be as deeply diverse as the city itself? The answer to that question will…

    • Bellevue Garage could get an
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As digital signs encroach, public realm sold short

Imagine a three-dimensional globe of animated lunchmeat mixed with local news and weather displayed across from Reading Terminal Market or digital ads for H&M and Unclaimed Diamonds marching down Market Street…

    • Blue Horizon, 1314 North Broad Street

From Blue Horizon to Catholic art: 2014's slate of historic nominations

From cobblestones to push pins, auto-oriented art deco to boxing, the Philadelphia Historical Commission’s Committee on Historic Designation heard eight applications covering a broad spectrum of Philadelphiana on Wednesday morning,…

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