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You are viewing 8 articles with the tag Northern Liberties by the author Jon Geeting

    • Ridge Flats, from Kelly Drive and Calumet | May 2016

Philadelphia University rezoning, Ridge Flats development approved by Planning Commission

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) unanimously approved a zoning change supporting Philadelphia University’s master plan for expansion at its meeting on Tuesday. The Civic Design Review committee narrowly approved the…

    • East Passyunk's Singing Fountain

April 5: Bryan Fenstermaker taking over PARC | Roosevelt Blvd public forms | Chelten-Greene plaza

Amy Laura Cahn thinks it's time to stop thinking about community gardens as temporary uses. "Even after more than 30 years of vibrant activity, many gardens have never had the…

    • N 5th street

Northern Liberties neighbors talk traffic calming for 5th Street

Neighbors have long complained about reckless driving on N. 5th between Girard and Fairmount to no avail. But in 2016, seemingly broad agreement between new and long-time residents may finally have…

    • Rendering of Navy Yard with potential subway location circled

November 16: Navy Yard BSL extension study | Monthly Indego passes and equity | Two-way Spruce and Callowhill

Dan Kelley reports federal, state, and local officials, along with local labor leaders, will release a new study today on the economic impact of extending the Broad Street Line to the Navy…

    • Evo

December 3: Velodrome for FDR Park | #PHL2015 and historic preservation | Origins of jaywalking

A group called Project 250 is proposed an Olympic-class indoor velodrome on a 4-acre parcel of FDR park. Contruction contracts for the 11-county Philadelphia metro region are up 54% over a…

    • Spotted at 8th and Tasker

October 22: Sliding doors for SEPTA | Center City's Millennial migration boom | Peopledelphia | Milkman's return

Councilman David Oh says a Korean company, TIS, Inc, wants to use Philadelphia as a demonstration project for sliding glass doors in rail stations that open when the train arrives. This…

    • Finnegan's Wake

September 23: Tom Wolf on cities | Cigarette tax passes House | Philly rents flat | Uber introduces wheelchair-accessible vehicles

The two candidates for Pennsylvania governor sparred last night in the first debate of the general election. For some reason land use has failed to heat up as a major campaign…

    • Broad St

August 25: Re-opening Franklin Square PATCO station | Camden getting safer | Remixing Broad Street | Bryan Hanes on Pier 68

Some political heavy hitters at PATCO and the Delaware River Port Authority are pushing to reopen the "ghost" PATCO station at Franklin Square. The move could be a big shot in…

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