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    • Cutting through the Zoning Code: ZAM! Lessons Learned

Cutting through the Zoning Code: ZAM! Lessons Learned

Last week Cutting through the Zoning Code took a Northern Liberties property and thought through a number of new uses—both new businesses for the existing building, and ways to redevelop the…

    • Cutting through the Code: Residential and mixed-use in the Zoning Administrative Manual, Part 4
    • Cutting through the Zoning Code: Fishy Nick's Seafood Palace, or, The Zoning Administrative Manual, Part 3
    • Cutting through the Zoning Code: Guns! Clubs! The Zoning Administrative Manual, Part 2
    • Cutting through the Zoning Code: Biff! Pow! ZAM! The Zoning Administrative Manual, Part 1

Cutting through the Zoning Code: Biff! Pow! ZAM! The Zoning Administrative Manual, Part 1

Deciphering the draft of Philadelphia's new zoning code wasn't so bad. I'm not a land-use attorney, an architect, or a city planner—I'm merely a reporter—but generally, I could understand it and…

    • Exit interview: Andy Toy, former Zoning Code Commissioner

Exit interview: Andy Toy, former Zoning Code Commissioner

Andy Toy's resume made him a natural fit for the Zoning Code Commission. He has degrees in economics and public policy from the University of Pennsylvania. He worked for the…

    • Michael Sklaroff and Craig Schelter

Zoning Feedback: Sitting down with Development Workshop's Craig Schelter

Craig Schelter's been around the Philadelphia city planning block. Trained as an architect, his first job out of graduate school at Harvard was working for Ed Bacon, and six months later…

Smooth ride through Rules for Temple U. and Model Cities; rougher for The Granary

Before Philadelphia City Council's Rules Committee screened five minutes of the television show "Wreck Chasers" and kicked off a lively discussion of the tow truck industry, it warmed up Tuesday morning…

    • Zoning Feedback: Sitting down with John Claypool from AIA Philadelphia

Zoning Feedback: Sitting down with John Claypool from AIA Philadelphia

At PlanPhilly, we're striving to bring you feedback from representatives of different stakeholders in the zoning reform process. As we describe it on our website, "Zoning is an 'indirect' form of…

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