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    • A view of City Hall and its neighbors
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Meet the broken system costing your neighborhood its voice

By Ashley Hahn “Philadelphia cannot afford to hang on to a process that favors discretion and subjectivity over objectivity, clarity and predictability.” That’s how a 2004 Building Industry Association report criticized…

    • Washington and Passyunk, August 2015
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Washington Avenue needs safety first

Washington Avenue is going through a well-documented public identity crisis as it transitions from a hard neighborhood boundary lined with commerce into an an even more mixed-use place. Questions of…

    • Zoning Remapping Progress | Philadelphia City Planning Commission
    • Traffic on Washington Avenue in South Philadelphia, one of the corridors targeted for improvements in new city plan.
Eyes on the Street

Washington Avenue restriping plan aims for balance, offers minimal improvement for bikers

Washington Avenue is a rough street. Cars tango with trucks loading, people park in the median, pedestrians skirt forklifts, and cyclists have to weave through the chaos. Add to that badly…

    • City Hall south
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Will the Community Sustainability Initiative turn City Council into planners?

This week City Council returns for its fall session and something we’re likely to hear a lot about in the coming months is the “Community Sustainability Initiative” (CSI), a new program…

    • Spruce Street Harbor Park  | Groundswell Design Group
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Waterfront Working: 3 signs of progress on the Central Delaware

In June 2013 City Council passed a zoning overlay that gives the Master Plan for the Central Delaware its teeth. Now, a year later, there are positive signs that Philly is…

    • Development site at 59th and Market as seen from the 60th Street El stop.
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Transit-oriented development opportunity at 59th and Market

Less than 200 feet from the 60th Street station on the Market-Frankford line is a vacant parcel filled with cars and a fenced-off former service station, but soon enough it could…

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Citizens Planning Institute taking fall session applications

Ready to roll up your sleeves and learn how city planning, zoning, and development processes work in Philly and what engaged citizens like you can do to shape the future of…

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Four Philly projects awarded ArtPlace America grants

Of the 54 creative placemaking projects awarded 2013-2014 ArtPlace America grants today, four went to Philly organizations planning to use art as a tool to activate public spaces and arts-based community…

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City soliciting casino feedback online

As PlanPhilly's Kellie Patrick Gates reported, the City Planning Commission has been on a "listening tour" to gather public feedback on the six contenders for Philadelphia's second casino license to…

    • Market8, the original rendering
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Apply for Citizens Planning Institute spring session

Calling all Citizen Planners: Join other engaged residents interested in learning how city planning, zoning, and development processes work and what citizens can do to shape the future of their neighborhoods…

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Philadelphia2035: Game On

Who says city planning can't be fun and games? On Monday the Planning Commisison launched Philadelphia2035: The Game, introducing a new way to participate in the city’s district planning process. …

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