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    • At the Penn Dental Research Greenhouse genetically modified plants are growing potentially groundbreaking medicines
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TEDx South Bank photo tour

In conjunction with the TEDxPhiladelphia conference last week, PlanPhilly and Penn Facilities & Real Estate Services teamed up to lead a TEDx field trip to Penn's South Bank campus to see…

    • Colin Helb | courtesy of Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
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New "downtown" definition shows where Philly ranks

Philadelphians are familiar with the term Center City and most will agree on its definition, but Center City is not in the center of the city, and it is not the…

    • The project emphasizes green building technology and green living amenities
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reNewbold development breaks ground at 16th and Moore

In Newbold, a new name for a section of an old neighborhood, what's new is progress on reNewbold, a sustainable housing development coming to 16th and Moore streets. Yesterday John…

    • Broad Street Station restoration after fire, 1923. Photo credit: Free Library of Philadelphia Print and Picture Collection
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"How'd we get here?" Philadelphia's transportation history in photos

This month the Mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities (MOTU) turns five, and while celebrating its own, relatively short history, MOTU is also paying homage to the longstanding history of transportation…

    • New Lebow College of Business from Market Street | Drexel University
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State of University City, by the numbers

In a neighborhood where 29 new development projects (4,922,050 million square feet of new office, research, residential, academic and medical facilities) were recently added or completed, it can be hard to…

    • A parklet outside of the Green Line Cafe.
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Baltimore Avenue Business Association launches its first website

The Baltimore Avenue Business Association (BABA) launched its first website this month. The site is intended to enhance BABA's digital presence and make the organization more visible.  According to West Philly…

    • Photo by Bruhinb
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DVRPC seeks Public Participation Task Force members

Want a say in regional planning choices? You may be in luck. The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) is accepting applications for eight spots on its Public Participation…

    • Northern Liberties litter
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Northern Liberties Neighborhood Association creates litter report form

Like many Philadelphia neighborhoods, Northern Liberties has always had to work to control its litter problem. In the past few years, though, Northern Liberties has become more of a destination neighborhood,…

    • Dranoff Properties at Broad and South streets

Developers discuss transit trends, impact on development

While it might seem obvious that a lot of people who work in Philadelphia get to work using public transportation, this relatively recent trend is part of a significant cultural shift…

    • SEPTA will provide direct bus access to Bakers Centre

SEPTA to extend bus service to new Northwest Philly ShopRite

When the new Bakers Centre shopping plaza, anchored by a Brown’s Super Stores Inc. ShopRite, opens at Roberts Ave. and Fox Street this Friday, SEPTA bus service will provide direct…

    • After Complete Streets review, MOTU asked St. Christopher's Hospital to make streetscape changes to its expansion project, Photos by Neal Santos

Complete Streets handbook put to the test, modified

Roughly four months after the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities (MOTU) released the Complete Streets Design Handbook, MOTU has put the document to the test and begun revisions to…

    • Grays Ferry Crescent, now the southern most portion of the Schuylkill River Trail will soon lead into Bartram's Mile

City prioritizes 105 trail miles, other trail updates

A new plan guiding Philadelphia’s bike and recreation trail expansion could be in place as early as this June. That's when the Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) will likely vote on…

    • King of Prussia rail project area map

SEPTA hosts public meetings on King of Prussia Rail Project

Traffic on the way to Tuesday night’s King of Prussia Rail Project public information session should have been a reminder why an alternative form of transportation could benefit the area. Rush…

    • Noam Chomsky Mural, 19th Street & Fairmount Ave
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New construction covers Chomsky mural, fills long-vacant lot

At 19th and Fairmount Ave new construction is underway to bring retail and residential space to a long-vacant lot. The project will extend the bustle of Fairmount between 20th Street and…

    • City Avenue district draws 25,000 employees. The study will consider how employers might be able to encourage public transit use

City Avenue Transportation Connectivity Plan opened to public input

The City Avenue Special Services District and Lower Merion Township held the first public workshop to get feedback on the City Avenue Transportation Connectivity Plan – a study that will analyze…

    • Bartram's Farm One Year Mark
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Bartram's Farm hits one-year mark, brings food sovereignty to Southwest Philadelphia

In its first year alone, Bartram’s Farm has built a crop field, greenhouse, community garden and orchard, grown 6,500 pounds of produce and held 21 weekly farmers markets. But more importantly,…

    • Construction work is planned right up to the curb line, making temporary sidewalks impossible

Dilworth Plaza disrupts pedestrian traffic while promising to improve pedestrian experience

The construction around Dilworth Plaza is creating a no-pain, no-gain situation for pedestrians trying to walk through and around City Hall.  The barriers surrounding the Dilworth construction site block east-west access…

    • connectorbridge
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Regional Trail Updates: CSX Bridge complete, Port Richmond Trail in the works

In a busy few days for the city’s regional trail network, the Schuylkill River Park Connector Bridge opened to the public and partners broke ground on the Port Richmond Trail in…

    • Several of the corners along the proposed 58th Street Greenway are blocked off and under construction.
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58th Street Greenway still under construction in Southwest Philadelphia

According to the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), construction on the 58th Street Greenway is about 75 percent complete, but driving along the future greenway in Kingsessing, it still looks like there…

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