You are viewing 11 articles with the tag Planning by the author Thomas J. Walsh

    • Olson Urtecho

Olson Urtecho resigns Planning, Zoning commissions in wake of Sestak fundraiser

Natalia Olson Urtecho, a rising star in Philadelphia public, private and nonprofit circles – with myriad connections up and down the political spectrum – resigned her volunteer posts on both the…

    • We're #20!

We're #20!

William Penn’s grid plan for Philadelphia is the 20th best city planning effort, like, ever.So says Public Servant Blog, "where politics meets reality" in the field of public service and…

    • Time to step it up, Mummers. (Copyright 2009, Scott London and Burning Man)

Burning Man 2010 to feature ‘untidy hubs of social interaction’

The 2010 Burning Man festival in Northern Nevada’s Black Rock Desert (Aug. 30 -- Sept. 6) will take an unlikely art theme: “Metropolis.” But then, is any theme “unlikely” if it…

    • Philly to add 100K folks within 25 years, planners say

Philly to add 100K folks within 25 years, planners say

Twenty five years ago this month, Philadelphia hosted Live Aid at the dear, departed John F. Kennedy Stadium, a sprawling venue that could jam in 100,000 people without breaking a sweat. …

    • Development will be topic du jour at PCPC

Development will be topic du jour at PCPC

Tuesday's regular meeting of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission will be dominated by development proposals and another major look at how Central Delaware River development will be regulated going forward. In…

    • Module 3

ZCC gets Module 3, the last chapter

With just a few months before the Zoning Code Commission is due to deliver the city’s first new code in decades, the mayor stopped by Wednesday morning to lend some moral…

    • Tioga plan

A brisk agenda for Planning Commission, sort of

Clocking in at a speedy one hour and forty minutes, Tuesday’s monthly public meeting of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission was one of the briefest since the Nutter administration took over…

    • ZCC community meeting

‘Radio Times’: discussion about zoning, neighborhood issues

In advance of tonight’s third high-profile meeting of city developers and community groups, the second hour of Wednesday morning’s “Radio Times” call-in program on WHYY-FM in Philadelphia discussed citywide…

    • Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive, looking north from the John Hancock Building.
    • Deputy Mayor Alan Greenberger speaks at an event on infrastructure

One-on-one with Alan Greenberger

Photo: Next American City Magazine With the dog days of summer upon us and no August monthly meeting of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission, PlanPhilly sat down last Friday, August 21,…

    • ZCC meeting: Time runs down, temperature heats up

Springtime for Spring Garden Street (part 2)

Photo: Delaware Ave, view  south (early 1929, with new Benjamin Franklin Bridge, not yet open)  Part 2 of a 2-part series. (Click here for Part 1). From the Delaware River…

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