PlanPhilly

Articles

You are viewing 29 articles concerning Drexel University

    • Harris Steinberg / photo by Michael Ahearn

Harris Steinberg: "With time, comes change"

Cities are all about change. People come and they go. New development masks past lives. Economic pressures press on the fabric of existing neighborhoods. And old economies fall to new technologies.…

    • university city high

Major zoning changes proposed for University City High School and surrounding areas

Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell introduced a bill Thursday that would allow Drexel University to build a new mixed-use development on a property at 38th Street and Powelton Avenue that currently houses the…

    • New American City

A two-day brainstorm on the future of cities

Mayors, urban planners and leaders in business, education and technology will converge in Philadelphia Wednesday and Thursday for the local edition of a traveling conversation on the future of cities. “There…

    • university city high

Drexel, others anxious for University City High to be made available

Drexel University has its eye on University City High School. The school at 36th and Filbert streets in West Philadelphia was just one of 23 Philadelphia public schools shuttered in June,…

    • Chestnut Street at 30th Street facing West After

Drexel, Amtrak to study expanding university and other development over rail yard airspace

Could people live, work and study in structures built over the SEPTA and AMTRAK rail yards near 30th Street Station? Drexel University and Amtrak are launching a feasibility study to find…

    • North Broad Street's Uptown Theater | Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Drexel's URBN Center | Complete Streets debate | 19th Street Baptist Church update | tourism marketing | North Broad revival

North Broad Street's Uptown Theater | Eyes on the Street Flickr groupHappy (Cyber) Monday, Streeters. After taking a Thanksgiving holiday we are back to business here at Eyes on the…

    • There will be a Veterans Day ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier at 10am.
Eyes on the Street

Happy Veterans Day | Old West Philly High apartments? | Drexel looks east | Tarken Ice Rink reborn | Winding Rose Park development | formerly homeless housing at Broad and Fairmount

Good morning and Happy Veterans Day, Streeters. In observance of the holiday, government offices and public schools are closed today, and trash pickup is pushed back one day. There are a…

    • Detail of Drexel's historic main building | 'Drexel Univ.' | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Kenzo Renewal's first house | Paper Box coworking opens | Big Plans at Drexel | Pier 53 park work | mail slot break-ins

Kensington Renewal has finished work on its first rehab and will hold an open house on Saturday for 921 East Westmoreland, NewsWorks reports. Jamie Moffett, the filmmaker and neighbor behind Kensington…

    • Volunteers brace plywood as it is cut for use in one of the Aspen Street homes. | Christine Fisher
Eyes on the Street

Green Block Build Coalition Brings Extreme Home Makeovers to Mantua

Community partners and an estimated 300 to 400 volunteers have come together to offer extreme home makeovers to 20 low-income homeowners on the 3800 block of Aspen Street in Mantua this…

    • Chestnut Square, Drexel's huge new mixed-use development on Chestnut Street between 32nd and 33rd streets.
Eyes on the Street

Chestnut Square groundbreaking Tuesday at Drexel

This evening Drexel University will break ground on Chestnut Square, a major mixed-use development along Chestnut Street between 32nd and 33rd streets. The project, designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, will add…

Eyes on the Street

January 17-20: Robert A.M. Stern, Megaprojects & The Battle for Atlantic Yards, Chang, Lower Schuylkill Master Plan open houses, Philadelphia's walkability

“Architecture and Place” with Robert A. M. Stern Tuesday, January 17, 6:30-8pm. Drexel University, Mandell Theater, 33rd and Chestnut Street. Robert A.M. Stern comes to Drexel’s Westphal College of Media…

Green. Urban. Glocal: Architecture + Design by Philadelphia's Design Schools

The participating schools are choosing which design departments from their institutions will be represented, from architecture and interior design to urban planning and landscape design, and will be featuring the student…

    • Demolition at Matheson Hall, Drexel University
Eyes on the Street

Drexel Demo at 32nd and Market makes way for new LeBow

Drexel University’s Matheson Hall has been reduced to a pile of rubble to make way the new LeBow College of Business.  Walking past yesterday, Matheson was a dusty heap of…

    • Cyclist in Chalked Bike Lane - 13th Street, June 17, 2011 | Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
Eyes on the Street

October 31-November 4: PennDesign lectures, bike lane and skatepark meetings, urban design documentary

Cyclist in Chalked Bike Lane - 13th Street, June 17, 2011 | Bicycle Coalition of Greater PhiladelphiaSusan Fainstein Monday, October 31, 6pm. PennDesign, 210 S. 34th Street, Meyerson Hall, B-3.…

Eyes on the Street

Urbanized screening at Drexel on November 3

Director Gary Hustwit has been touring the world, screening new documentary, Urbanized, and he’s bringing his newest design doc to Drexel University next Thursday. After looking at a font (…

    • Spring Garden Street | via Interface Studio LLC
    • Poor Clare's Monastery as demolition began in September 2011. | Alan Jaffe
Eyes on the Street

Poor Clare's facade reuse, Smart House gets nod, Royal Theater neglected, upcoming developments before Planning Commission

The demolition of Poor Clare’s Monastery on Girard Avenue is complete, and Naked Philly has renderings of Poor Clare’s replacement, showing the historic façade tacked-on the new building on Girard…

Eyes on the Street

Looking West: UPenn gets green energy program, Drexel's John Fry and bio-wall, Immigration office to West Philly

It's a crisp fall morning, and today promises nice weather for Occupy Philly's demonstrations outside City Hall, the unveiling of the Race Street Connector, and Night Market in Chinatown. Today,…

Eyes on the Street

September 26-30: Preservation Power | Zoning at City Council | Weatherization Workshop | LOOK! on Lancaster

Jean Carroon Monday, September 26, 6pm.  PennDesign, 210 S. 34th Street, Meyerson Hall B-3. Jean Carroon, a principal at Goody Clancy, comes to Penn to discuss the power of adaptive reuse,…

Drexel University plans new residential, retail and parking at Chestnut and 32nd

Drexel University has the Planning Commission's approval to build three residential structures on the 3200 block of Chestnut Street.Commissioners this week approved an amendment to the university's institutional development district…

1, 2

You are viewing 29 posts concerning Drexel University



Neighborhoods


People


Organizations




Browse by




Logging in via Facebook

Log in

Subscribe to the PlanPhilly Mailing List