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    • Rendering of the Destination Frankford Gallery, opening April 19, and the park next door, to be completed next year.

Using art, creativity - and free food and music - to make Frankford a destination

A vacant Frankford storefront will this weekend become a pop-up gallery. Its first exhibit - art created from trash and other discarded items - is metaphoric for the ongoing adaptive reuse…

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CHOP presents Schuylkill River research/office tower to PCPC

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Tuesday gave the city planning commission a first look at its plans for a research and office facility at 700 Schuylkill Ave. That's the east side…

    • Lighting and art concept for underpass portion of the Spring Garden Connector project

Design unveiled for Spring Garden Connector

The well-used, but poorly lit space beneath the Spring Garden Street overpass – site of both a busy Market-Frankford El stop and bus stop – would become bright, colorful and floral…

    • Team Auto Civitas: The Auto Civitas team: Ida Qu (left) and Zhen Qin

Q-n-A with some Bacon student competition winners

Competitors in the Bacon Award's student design competition examined how autonomous cars would shape the future of a city or regional site. Their presentations had to address six areas of potential…

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Deputy Mayor: Center City casino proposals more likely to stimulate development, attract new audiences

The two casinos proposed for Center City - Market8 and The Provence - would make the most money and have the most potential to stimulate economic growth beyond their boundaries, Philadelphia…

    • Updated Market8 Rendering

Proposed Market8 casino releases new rendering

The lastest rendition of the proposed Market8 Casino replaces the former web-like design on the lower exterior floors with lots of glass, revealing an interior “four-story, dynamic video feature.” Ken Goldenberg,…

    • Market8, the original rendering

Proposed casinos to get report card from Design Advocacy Group

The six Philadelphia casino proposals are about to get a report card from an organization of Philadelphia architects, urban planners and other design professionals. According to an analysis by the Philadelphia…

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2013 Ed Bacon Awards Ceremony & Reception

Honoring John Hickenlooper, Governor of Colorado, & the 2013 Student Design Competition Winners Thursday, February 21, 2013 at the Philadelphia Center for Architecture VIP reception: 5:30-6:30 p.m.; ceremony & presentation: 7-8:30…

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CDAG concerned Planning Commission isn't protecting Master Plan for Central Delaware

Members of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group worry that the Philadelphia City Planning Commission's recent acceptance of the development plan for a 180-unit, 11-story apartment building near the Ben Franklin Bridge…

    • PennPraxis celebrates 10th season with session on its future direction

PennPraxis celebrates 10th season with session on its future direction

To commemorate the 10th birthday of PennPraxis on Saturday, Executive Director Harris Steinberg and Penn School of Design Dean Marilyn Jordan Taylor invited planning and design experts, alums, and Philadelphia residents…

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Design work on a new section of waterfront trail and a link between the waterfront and Fishtown begins

Design work is beginning on a new section of the Central Delaware multi-purpose trail – which will run along Delaware Avenue and Penn Street, from the foot of Spring Garden Street…

Waterfront development group hires designer for multi-purpose trail

The RBA Group, a firm of architects, engineers and planners with offices in Philadelphia, New York and elsewhere, was hired to design a multi-purpose trail along the length of the…

Architect who did Penn Treaty master plan selected for Columbia Avenue improvement project

Studio Bryan Hanes, the same landscape architecture firm that developed the master plan for Penn Treaty Park, has been selected to design the Columbia Avenue Connector – a project that…

SugarHouse to discuss expansion plan changes with planning commission

SugarHouse Casino executives want to modify plans for the next phase of the Delaware Avenue casino.  They will give an information-only presentation on the desired changes to the Philadelphia City Planning…

    • UPDATED: Society Hill, city, reach sidewalk construction agreement

UPDATED: Society Hill, city, reach sidewalk construction agreement

Society Hill Civic Association and the city have reached an agreement that the association says will allow new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps and related work to be completed without detracting from the…

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A self-supported boardwalk could allow the public onto Pier 53

In about a year and a half, Washington Avenue Green park may extend out onto Pier 53.Washington Avenue Green opened in October 2010 as a quick-hit “early action item” of…

    • Commissioners take a look at the model of the AAA building proposal

Planning Commission favors zoning changes that would allow former AAA building to become apartments, retail

City Planning Commissioners said Tuesday that the Zoning Board of Adjustment should grant the changes needed for a mixed-use residential and retail development to rise from the former AAA building at…

    • Race Street Pier railing gap issue resolved; all punch list items to be finished by fall

Race Street Pier railing gap issue resolved; all punch list items to be finished by fall

Attention parents: The railing around Race Street Pier has been fixed so that no portion of its lowest rung is more than four inches above the decking.This is one of…

Kimmel Center restaurant, studio project may proceed, says city council

The Kimmel Center can make changes to its 200 South Broad Street building that center representatives say are needed to open a new restaurant and relocate the Innovation Studio.The restaurant,…

    • PennDOT gets more feedback on I-95 redo. Final designs coming by fall

PennDOT gets more feedback on I-95 redo. Final designs coming by fall

Earlier this week, PennDOT representatives reported back to folks who live along the I-95 corridor, near the area between Shackamaxon and Palmer streets, with some mock-ups of what their ideas for…

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