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    • Skyline from Belmont Plateau | Gary Reed, EOTS Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Back to the future to renew Fairmount Park

Fairmount Park is like Philadelphia itself: A legacy asset with unrealized potential. We are the lucky beneficiaries of the prescient 19th century Philadelphians who protected great green lungs astride the Schuylkill…

    • Red Doors | Phillytrax, EOTS Flickr Pool
Eyes on the Street

Spring restoration workshops for homeowners

Live in an old house with wood windows that need some TLC? Wondering how to make your old house more energy-efficient? The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia’s homeowner workshops return this…

    • Church of the Assumption, Spring Garden Street.
Eyes on the Street

Church preservation, sparse school closing hearing, new senior housing in Wynnefield, NRDC contests Limerick license renewal, Brewerytown growth,

The Atlantic Cities explores the trouble with church preservation, calling out the preservation debates about Philadelphia’s Church of the Assumption among national examples illustrating the burdens of maintainance for large…

    • Donna Carney from the City Planning Commission recorded a group's conversation about housing.

Parkside: West Park residents voice opinions at Philadelphia 2035 planning meeting

By Kara Savidge and Christine FisherFor PlanPhilly This week marked an initial but important step in the City Planning Commission’s redevelopment of the West Parkside neighborhood. Sonia Laron discussed the…

    • 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…

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…

    • 4th and Cecil B. Moore before greening

Looking beyond cities’ ‘broken windows’

Jan. 28, 2010By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyFor criminologists and sociologists, the “broken windows” theory on urban blight is now almost 30 years old. It has been used by…

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…

    • Some values from Queen Village

Values consolidation under way

In January, there will be a consolidation of citizens' core neighborhood and waterfront values identified in three public sessions in December. The values from the forums are listed below. They will…

    • National Heritage Trail

Imagining blazing this trail

Jan. 4, 2007By David Schaaf RAPhiladelphia City Planning Commission The exiting 109th Congress of the United States created the Nation’s “First National Water Trail” – more properly, the “John…

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