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    • CHAD design for 8th and Berks

Dreaming big for 8th and Berks

Green pathways, senior housing, stormwater management, residential units, and retail — each of the five quickly sketched plans that came out of last Friday's day-long charrette aimed at "reimagining" a desolate…

    • Philadelphia's alleys

Plan to change Pearl Street from dark alley to community, cultural connector

The Asian Arts Initiative hopes to transform tiny Pearl Street from a foreboding alley to a lively linkage between the Callowhill and Chinatown neighborhoods. Based on community input and his own…

    • north 9th 4

On one block, more than $200,000 in uncollected revenue

The 2100 block of North 9th Street—between Diamond and Susquehanna, just northeast of Temple University—looks as though it’s being eaten alive. Between the still-standing, three-story brick houses, conspicuous patches of empty…

    • Pink hints of spring | 'Off the Beaten Path,' Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • APM overhead / Neal Santos

Planning Commission accepts "quality of life" plan for Eastern North Philadelphia

The Asociación de Puertorriqueños en Marcha – otherwise known as The Association of Puerto Ricans on the March or simply APM – has worked to improve Eastern North Philadelphia neighborhoods for…

    • Ready for residents

The story of Sheridan Street

Posted by Beth Miller, Executive Director:Since we’ve been celebrating our 20thanniversary, 2011 has been an action-packed year at the Collaborative. But even in this extraordinary year, the ribbon cutting for…

    • Ashby Leavell, a graduate student in University of Delaware's public horticulture program, examines the green roof deck.

North Philadelphia: ‘Design in Action’ tour explores affordable, green housing

By Kara Savidge and Christine FisherFor PlanPhilly As part of the Community Design Collaborative’s three-day “Design in Action 2011” conference, the collaborative led a tour of affordable housing projects that…

    • Pocket Farm in April, 2011 | via PhiladelphiaGreen, PHS
Eyes on the Street

Green Roundup: More LEED affordable housing opens, Southwest Philly Farm grows, Wells Fargo Center composts, Einstein and MLK High partner

More rain ahead today (you didn’t think fall was going to be entirely sunny and humidity-free, did you?) so bring the umbrella. DesignPhiladelphia kicks off today, and there are lots of…

    • Norma Morales, administrative assistant in Councilman Darrel Clark's office.

Special Report: Salvation, optimism and perseverance in Eastern North Philadelphia

On June 3, 1993, Norma Morales and her three children woke up on a mattress on the floor of a drafty two-bedroom apartment in the Parkside section of West Philadelphia. They…

    • Jesus Sierra, courtesy of APM

How APM turned growing pains into gains

It is hard to imagine what Eastern North Philadelphia would look like today without Jesus Sierra, the city worker who in 1970 founded Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha and built it into…

    • Special Report: APM set its own rules

Special Report: APM set its own rules

In a city like Philadelphia, where big deals still get hammered out in back rooms and close ties to politicians are a basic part of doing business, even the well intentioned…

    • APM's Jennifer Rodriguez discusses vacant lot stabilization

Other cities come here to see how PHS does it

Reginald Walton, who had traveled from Indianapolis, stood beneath a tree at a large, grassy property a couple of blocks from the Temple University train station, listening as leaders from the…

RESCHEDULED: $1 million for "green" neighborhood in North Philly

From press release issued by APM: $1 Million Home Depot Grant To Nurture Green NeighborhoodsA $1 million grant from the Home Depot Foundation will help turn old and new housing…

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