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    • Philadelphia Streets Department is hosting the 6th annual Philly Spring Cleanup Saturday, April 13
Eyes on the Street

Philly Spring Cleanup preview: Painting, river work, Chinatown street sweep, playgrounds and more

The warm weather is here just in time to get everyone outside for the sixth annual Philly Spring Cleanup Day. This Saturday, Apirl 13, volunteers at 534 registered sites across…

    • Attorneys for the billboard industry testify

Bill that would geographically expand an ordinance allowing for relocation of billboards condemned for I-95 project heads to council

A bill that would expand the ordinance allowing billboards and other structures that have been condemned to make way for I-95 expansion to be replaced without going through the usual approval…

    • PHA considers Liddonfield proposals

PHA considers Liddonfield proposals

Late last year, the Philadelphia Housing Authority issued a Request for Proposals for the redevelopment of the 32-acre site of the former Liddonfield Housing Project in the Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood of…

    • The blueprint for the Central Delaware River wins AIA award. | by KieranTimberlake / Brooklyn Digital Foundry
Eyes on the Street

Master Plan for the Central Delaware wins AIA award

In early January, the American Institute of Architects announced that the Master Plan for the Central Delaware had won a 2012 Institute Honor Award for Regional and Urban Design. The…

    • The current Columbia Avenue and a prospective future

Ideas for the Columbia Avenue Connector project

The Columbia Avenue of the future will likely be lined with trees, but just how many specimens remains under discussion.Some neighbors of the Fishtown street are concerned about sacrificing parking…

    • Schools bursting at the seams in the Northeast

Schools bursting at the seams in the Northeast

For most Philadelphia neighborhoods, plummeting public school enrollment is a fact of life. In Northeast Philadelphia, however, there is a different problem altogether: too many students, and too few seats.Overcrowding…

Architectural Walking Tours

The Center for Architecture is pleased to partner with the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia to bring you more walking tours of Philadelphia and its architecture. Preservation Alliance tours focus mainly…

City Paper features Petty's Island: a tale of oil lords, homelessness and vandalism

City Paper: The Island On Feb. 4, Riley will debut his newest work at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, at 13th and Locust streets, as part of Philagrafika. His subject…

    • Ground is broken at Lardner's Point

Ground is broken at Lardner's Point

PlanPhilly staff report  Groundbreaking took place Monday on a new, 4.5-acre park at Lardner's Point in Tacony that will replace the current “cracked pavement and weeds” with greenery, wetlands, benches, picnic tables,…

    • More than 700 people attended the Philadelphia Housing Authority's property auction on Nov. 16.

Center City: Housing Authority makes money on auction

By Christine FisherFor PlanPhilly This article was created in partnership with Philadelphia Neighborhoods, Temple University's capstone multimedia journalism class. The Philadelphia Housing Authority brought in $7 million this week…

    • Greetings | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Zoning overlays, school closings, Delaware River waterfront plan published, Tastykake factory conversion

Greetings | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group City Council is recommending that several neighborhoods retain their zoning overlays, Amy Z. Quinn reports for PlanPhilly/NewsWorks. Among the…

This month, Trinity Church Oxford is celebrating 300 years of worship in its current building.

This month, Trinity Church Oxford (www.trinitychurchoxford.org) is celebrating 300 years of worship in its current building.  Built in 1711, the church building predates Benjamin Franklin’s arrival in Philadelphia, the construction…

    • Councilman Brian O'Neill at Bustleton meeting

Zoning code versus Northeast politics

By Ian Romano and Megan PaoliniFor Philadelphia Neighborhoods Councilman Brian O’Neill, who sits on the Zoning Code Commission, said he thinks the zoning code is a disaster for regions outside…

Check out the Delaware River City Corp.'s facebook page

We’re pleased to share an article written by Kellie Patrick Gates for Planphilly.com’s website about the proposed development, Lardner’s Point Park.  To read the original article, click on the following link: …

    • Transit-oriented development grows in Fox Chase, but doubts exist in business community

Transit-oriented development grows in Fox Chase, but doubts exist in business community

Perhaps one of the most notable characteristics of the Fox Chase section of Northeast Philadelphia is its train station and its relationship with the businesses dotted throughout the thriving neighborhood. The…

    • D and L Canal, Hillside Ave

Bike the future East Coast Greenway

Bike the future East Coast Greenway route along the Delaware River from Trenton, NJ, to Philadelphia, PA. The guided tour will leave Philadelphia's 30th Street station and proceed by SEPTA train…

    • The Knowlton mansion sits on a 12-acre site at 8001 Verree Rd.

Look Up! 19th Century rural retreats in Northeast Philly

“Look Up” is a PlanPhilly feature that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. Each week, the photo essay will focus on a different Philadelphia area neighborhood and its distinctive…

Bicycle and pedestrian plan before Philadelphia City Planning Commission

Two planning meetings hosted by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission will serve as an opportunity for members of the community to share concerns and ideas about biking and walking in Philadelphia.…

    • Among neighborhoods that have made strides this year is East Logan, which is on the verge of achieving historic district status.

Conference to focus on building strengths of 'middle-market' communities

The future of a neighborhood can be secured by preserving its past. That’s one of the messages that will be shared at the Oct. 8 conference, “A Sense of Place: Preserving…

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