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    • Huey garden club students lending a hand
Eyes on the Street

Huey Elementary School gets pop-up improvements

Samuel B. Huey Elementary School’s front garden woke up last Thursday as an overgrown patch of green and ended the day looking a bit brighter and decidedly less overgrown. In the…

    • The Cobbs Creek Trail is a mostly off-road, paved trail that runs along Cobbs Creek Park from 63rd and Market streets to approximately 70th Street and Woodland Ave
Eyes on the Street

Staycation: Making a day trip of the Cobbs Creek Parkway

As part of a summer “Staycation” series, Eyes on the Street is profiling outdoor getaways that Philadelphians can explore without having to go too far. Summer is winding down, and…

    • 6061 Webster Street

When neighbors are pushed to make blight fight their own battle

Maybe it was the tall weeds, or the busted windows, or the leaks damaging the neighbor's home, or the fear of a fire, but Denise Lewis and her neighbors on Webster…

    • pcpc millbourne

New - and reused - recommendations for West Market Street

A new Philadelphia City Planning Commission report finds that mixed-use development centered around transit stops, replacing large surface parking lots with more active uses and the relocation of some city services…

    • pmbc4 31-Webster St
Eyes on the Street

Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee's Clean Block Contest, Day 4

The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Annual Clean Block Contest wrapped up last week, and today Ainé Ardron-Doley, one of this year's contest judges, shares her final dispatch from the judge’s…

    • DN: The wayback machine is the Delaware Waterfront's biggest threat.
Eyes on the Street

Waterfront wayback trap | Eastern Tower | Healthier bodegas | Tax nonprofit properties | Berm for Eastwick?

Get the wayback machine away from the waterfront, the Daily News editorialize, lamenting the Planning Commission's approval of three development proposals that fail to meet the standards of the Master…

Eyes on the Street

Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s Annual Clean Block Contest, Day 2

The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee's Annual Clean Block Contest is underway and one of this year's judges, Ainé Ardron-Doley, is letting Eyes on the Street tag along to see the incredible…

Eyes on the Street

Multi-modal with MOTU: Biking about

Multi-modal with MOTU is a new, occasional series where Eyes on the Street meets up with planners from the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities to explore the city’s infrastructure. We'll…

SEPTA in talks with contractor to settle Market-Frankford El lawsuit

A lawsuit over who is to blame for delays and cost overruns on the Market Street Elevated Reconstruction Project may be inching toward settlement.Court documents show that SEPTA has begun…

    • Livable Communities and Philadelphia

Livable Communities and Philadelphia

On Monday, May 17th, Livable Communities Task Force Members Earl Blumenauer and Allyson Y. Schwartz will join Penn Design School’s Penn Praxis and the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia for…

West Philadelphia CDC Launches Green Roofing and Cool Roofing Program

March 26, 2010 The Partnership CDC Launches "Green Improvement" Programs; City to Match Funds The Partnership CDC is organizing a training initiative that will focus on Green Roofing and Cool Roofing…

University City Review: West Philadelphia Sustainable Communities Updates

University City Review: SCI-West Updates The buzzword for 2010 seems to be "healthy". However the SCI-West target area is faced with some challenging health statistics. For example, more than one-quarter…

UC Review reports on Zoning Code Commission public comment

UC Review: New draft of zoning code gets an airing Last week West Philadelphia became the first of the city’s neighborhoods to view and comment on the first draft of…

Publications and Newsletters, May 2010

GRID Philly, May 2010 GRID magazine is a new Philadelphia-based magazine for sustainability. Covering topics such as energy, food, shelter, transportation, ecology and culture. Sustainable Communities Initiatives - West Philadelphia, May…

University City Updates: Baltimore Avenue redesign and Historical Society awards

UC Review: Discussion begins on Baltimore Ave. redesign from 4900-52nd Streets The seven blocks of Baltimore Avenue beginning at Clark Park on 43rd Street through to the Dock Street Brew…

UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, February 2010

GRID Philly, March 2010 GRID magazine is a new Philadelphia-based magazine for sustainability. Covering topics such as energy, food, shelter, transportation, ecology and culture. Sustainable Communities Initiative - West Philadelphia, February…

    • SEPTA's 52nd Street Station

SEPTA takes architectural and engineering firm to court

Dec. 22By Anthony CampisiFor PlanPhilly SEPTA has filed suit against AECOM, the architectural and engineering firm for the Market Street Elevated Reconstruction Project, blaming it for design flaws that…

Inquirer: El reconstruction over, biz owners eye rebound in West Philly

Inquirer: El reconstruction over, biz owners eye rebound in West Philly Decades of losing business to malls and the past 10 years of losing neighborhood customers to the frequent street…

Mural Arts project along the El featured in New York Times and Wall Street Journal

A message from the Mural Arts Program: Exciting News! The Mural Arts Program's Love Letter project is featured in today's issues of The New York Times and The Wall Street…

Take action to support Mill Creek Farm

A message from the Next Great City newsletter: For over 30 years, the Brown Street Community Garden has provided gardening space for neighbors in the Mill Creek neighborhood. And since 2005,…

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