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    • RFP goes out for Spring Garden Connector project, plus other riverfront project updates

RFP goes out for Spring Garden Connector project, plus other riverfront project updates

An RFP went out this week seeking a designer for the Spring Garden Connector project -  improvements with the goal of making walking or biking from Northern Liberties to the waterfront…

    • Key connectors

CDAG's overlay angst: Group worries about blocked river views, developments fronted with parking lots and too much signage

Members of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group are concerned that changes in the latest draft of the Central Delaware Overlay could result in blocked river views, developments fronted with parking lots…

    • The current Columbia Avenue and a prospective future

Ideas for the Columbia Avenue Connector project

The Columbia Avenue of the future will likely be lined with trees, but just how many specimens remains under discussion.Some neighbors of the Fishtown street are concerned about sacrificing parking…

    • What Festival Pier site could eventually look like

"Pre-development" work to begin at Festival Pier incinerator site

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation will soon begin preliminary work necessary to prepare the former incinerator site at Festival Pier for residential and other development. And a national architectural organization has…

    • Priorities

Riverfront vision comes to life

The evolution of Philadelphia's Central Delaware Waterfront will spread outward from four areas containing pockets of land already in the city's control, those assembling the document that will guide the changes…

    • photo credit Jenna Winegar, photo illustration PlanPhilly

How bill on I-95 condemnation corridor came to be

Pending city council legislation that would allow owners of the typical, one-dimensional billboards set to be removed for the I-95 expansion to replace them with flashier, double-sided, electronic signs was not…

    • Central Delaware Advocacy Group

CDAG will weigh in on waterfront development compatibility with the Civic Vision, Master Plan

The Central Delaware Advocacy Group wants to weigh in on whether proposed developments do – or do not – fit in with the city's vision for the future of the waterfront.…

    • Fairmount beekeeper Adam Schreiber tends to the bees on his roof

Keeping bees in the city

Surrounded by a swirling cloud of honeybees and smoke, a grinning Joel Eckel lifts a frame of waxy hexagons — some filled with future worker bees, others with honey — from…

    • Lombardo and Schelter

PCPC gives blessing to waterfront overlay

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission Tuesday approved plan of development guidelines for projects proposed along the seven-mile stretch of the Central Delaware Waterfront – from Oregon to Allegheny Avenues, between I-95…

    • PennDOT worker installing the new Girard Ave signs. (PennDOT photo)

PennDOT meets to discuss how trees, lighting, crosswalks can complement I-95 plans

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has been meeting with representatives from neighborhoods and organizations along the I-95 corridor from Vine Street to Allegheny Avenue to find out what long-range plans these…

    • In small groups, residents discussed what they would like to see on the river

Planners ask residents what they want for the northern half of the Central Delaware

More than anything, the Philadelphians who gathered in Fishtown July 19th to share their ideas for the northern half of the Central Delaware Master Plan want more - specifically, safer, better-lit…

    • CDAG issues waterfront progress report

CDAG issues waterfront progress report

The Central Delaware Advocacy Group has issued a progress report on Philadelphia's efforts toward creating a world-class waterfront. CDAG Chairman Steve Weixler said the report is not meant to remark on…

    • Richmond Street

I-95 / Girard Ave. construction update

March 19, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The I-95 Girard Avenue interchange that crews have been working on since last summer will open in July, representatives from PennDOT and…

    • CDAG meeting

CDAG discussion heats up over potential meeting with Wynn

March 11, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe Central Delaware Advocacy Group had an at-times heated debate about whether and when members should meet with prospective Foxwoods Casino developer…

    • PCPC's Bill Kramer testifies before council

PCPC waterfront zoning proposal on its way through council

February 23, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyA zoning proposal that would eliminate height restrictions on seven blocks of the Central Delaware is on its way to city council.

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    • World Trade Center model

Amendment on height would benefit WTC

Feb. 14, 2010 Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe Philadelphia Planning Commission will Tuesday consider an amendment to the Central Delaware Overlay that would eliminate height restrictions on…

    • The work group

DRWC Master Plan work group meets

Master Plan schedule Master Plan working group Jan. 29, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe group of people who will advise the team devising the Central Delaware Master Plan…

    • DRWC first annual meeting

DRWC has one year under its belt

First meeting of the Master Plan working group Having recently closed out its first year in existence, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation used its first annual meeting as a chance to…

    • CDAG members discuss master plan comments and concerns

CDAG briefed on waterfront planning

Jan. 13 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The two men who will be largely responsible for translating Philadelphia's goals for the riverfront into a document that will make them a…

    • The Slice

Race Street Pier gets a slice of river life

Jan. 12, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyWhen the Race Street Pier opens as a public park, visitors will be able to walk out onto a raised section and…

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