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VENUE CHANGE for Tuesday's Society Hill Civic Foxwoods Discussion

 The location for Society Hill Civic Association's Tuesday panel discussion on Foxwoods Casino's proposed Market Street location has changed.   The new location is Old Pine Church at 412 Pine Street. All other…

Challenge of creating an urban supermarket

Oct. 27Previous coverage: Final presentation Midterm presentation By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Community leaders in one Philadelphia fresh food desert say they have made significant progress toward building an…

Broken economy, say hello to our broken infrastructure: You might hit it off

Oct. 24 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly In 21st century America, will we finally link smart growth with investment and new attention to infrastructure? That was one of the questions…

Urban Sustainability Forum: the push for cleaner energy

Across the country, state and local governments are pushing for clean and more efficient energy use. Rising energy prices, a troubled economy and an increasing interest in sustainability and conservation issues…

Casino-Free challenges Nutter on Nov. 1 council hearing

Casino-Free Philadelphia Friday sent a letter to Mayor Michael Nutter asking that he either postpone a Nov. 1 public hearing on casino-related legislation or attend the hearing himself. The hearing, before…

    • Chris Mathews

MSNBC stars talk city issues and the election at Wharton

Oct. 25 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Two high-profile members of the national media fielded questions about the Presidential election and its startling dearth of discussion of urban affairs at…

    • Shape of New American City forum
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New feature: Preservation Row

Elstowe ManorOct. 24By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhillyThe banking and credit crisis has cast its shadow over one of the grand manors of the Philadelphia region, Elstowe, the Elkins…

    • Market Street district

Taking a closer look at what the CED means

PCPC impact study area in blue dashes; designated Foxwoods CED in pink Oct. 22 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The city's top planners want to make something clear: There is…

Water: a crucial challenge

Oct. 21 By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly (This is the eighth in a series of stories examining the infrastructure projects and challenges raised in the Civic Vision and Action Plan for…

    • Chinatown casino reaction

PCPC, once again, takes on casino issue

Oct. 21Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Over the objection of neighborhood activists, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission Tuesday recommended that City Council approve two pieces of legislation…

    • 'A Clean Break' exhibition along South Broad Street, as part of DesignPhiladelphia 2008

Weekend on South Broad Street: "A Clean Break" and Dranoff's 777

A recent walk along South Broad Street featured many new sites that were not there over the summer.  A Clean Break Namely, the stellar citywide exhibition that is DesignPhiladelphia 2008 transformed a vacant…

    • New SEPTA signage

New transit signage in the works

The Center City District, SEPTA and PATCO will unveil a new transit sign system Monday, Oct. 27 at 2:30 p.m. at The Clothespin at Centre Square, 15th and Market Streets. Center…

PCPC's Tuesday meeting: Foxwoods CED leads agenda

At the next City Planning Commission meeting on Tuesday, October 21, 2008, two agenda items involve the proposed Foxwoods Casino at The Gallery at Market East. The Commission wants to make…

    • Stella Tsai

Nutter appoints Tsai to ZCC

  Mayor Michael Nutter has appointed Stella M. Tsai, a civil rights and government relations litigation attorney, to the Zoning Code Commission. Tsai will take the seat previously held by the…

Society Hill Civic Association opposes proposed move of Foxwoods Casino to The Gallery

The Society Hill Civic Association this week voted against the proposed move of Foxwoods Casino to The Gallery at Market East. The adopted resolution does not list problems with the site…

Process timeline for proposed Foxwoods re-siting at The Gallery

Brian Abernathy, legislative aide to First District Councilman Frank DiCicco, laid out this timeline of the process for the Foxwoods Casino proposal at The Gallery.   10/16 - Councilman DiCicco introduces zoning…

Shutterbug blogger chronicles Parkway plans, shows B Love for Phillies

As fans of the one-of-a-kind photo/blog site PhillySkyline.com (http://www.phillyskyline.com), we know Brad Maule just enough to know that he’s had two big passions since moving to the City of…

    • Chinatown issue on casinos in city council

DiCicco files CED for Foxwoods

DiCicco and aide Brian Abernathy confer with Cecilia Yep after introduction of CED. Foxwoods process timelinePrevious coverageOct. 16By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Philadelphia City Councilman Frank DiCicco…

    • Garrett-Dunn House

City sues owner of Garrett-Dunn House

Oct. 16By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly The owner of the 19th-century Garrett-Dunn House was sued this week by the City of Philadelphia for building code violations and failure to…

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