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    • Re-imagining the Kimmel

Kimmel design concept feedback

April 14By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly Invite a couple of hundred people to become critics, and you’re bound to get mixed reviews. That’s what the Kimmel Center and…

    • Casino-Free protest

Casino Free stages a "debate" with Rendell

April 10By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly About 60 members of the advocacy group Casino-Free Philadelphia took advantage of a balmy spring afternoon Thursday by trooping from the west side…

    • Rina Cutler, Gary Hack and Andy Altman

Deputy Mayors take the Center City stage

April 9 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyRina Cutler, who knows her way around a traffic jam, is one of the city’s definitive realists. The former Philadelphia parking czar is…

Supreme Court moves up riparian hearing

April 2By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has responded to SugarHouse Casino's request to move up oral arguments the Court scheduled to help it determine who…

    • SugarHouse under glass

Army Corps: We won't exclude tribes again

April 1 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has finished investigating its Philadephia District's exclusion of Native American tribes from a federally required historic review…

    • Great Expectations

Why we need civic engagement

March 31 By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly Over the last 18 months, the city has had a case of “civic engagement” fever. The symptoms are a rash of Sharpie-wielding…

    • Andy Altman comes to Philly

So how does place matter?

Deputy Philadelphia mayor Andrew Altman and former Torino mayor Valentino Castellani March 26 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly We live in a metro nation, and the key to American prosperity…

    • Above the Ben Franklin Parkway

Boulevard of contradictions

Photo courtesy of Brad Maule/ www.phillyskyline.com March 24This is the first in a series of articles on plans aimed at restructuring or re-designing certain parts of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway,…

    • Andrew Altman makes the rounds

New day dawns for the PCPC

March 18By Thomas WalshFor PlanPhilly With a minimum of ceremony, new city planning and commerce czar Andrew Altman was sworn in as a commissioner Tuesday at the March meeting…

Encouraging transit-oriented development

March 17  By Seth Budickfor PlanPhilly By passing the Transit Revitalization Investment District (TRID) Act in 2004, Pennsylvania took a step towards encouraging transit-oriented development.  This legislation enables local…

    • TOD Lumber Yard condos

Building for transit-based living

Lumber Yard Condos in Collingswood, NJ. March 17 By Seth BudickFor PlanPhilly If you are a resident of Philadelphia, you can be forgiven if the term transit-oriented development (TOD) does…

    • Philadelphia Neighborhood Alliance

Foxwoods doesn't fit, Steinberg says

March 11 By Kellie Patrick Gates For PlanPhilly Foxwoods Casino, as it’s currently designed, does not belong on its proposed waterfront site, said the executive director of the organization that guided…

Rules Committee challenges Foxwoods

March 10 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly In lengthy testimony Monday, parties representing the city, neighborhood civic associations and the proposed Foxwoods Casino on Columbus Boulevard in South Philadelphia gave…

    • Sustainability Award winners

Sustainability Award winners

Wissahickon Charter SchoolMarch 4 By Natalie PompilioFor PlanPhillyA Philadelphia charter school that aims to educate the next generation of “environmental stewards,” a New Jersey city transforming an abandoned…

    • Inga Saffron

A view of the city by Inga Saffron

Feb. 15By Matt GolasFor PlanPhilly Inga Saffron, one of the most influential voices at The Philadelphia Inquirer simply because she critiques the powerbrokers who decide what will be designed,…

    • First day of business for new PCPC

First day of business for new PCPC

Acting Chairman Duane BumbPrevious coverage  Feb. 8By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly As mandated by the city’s Home Rule Charter, the new members of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission were…

    • Michael Nutter

Q&A with Michael Nutter

Feb. 8By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe developers of Philadelphia's two proposed casinos should not take for granted any agreements reached with the former mayor's administration."I didn't agree…

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