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    • SugarHouse site

Mystery on the Delaware

May 30By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Turns out the Case of SugarHouse Casino's On-then-Off Riparian License, now playing out in state Supreme Court, contains a bit of mystery. It's…

    • Boyd Theatre

Nutter wants the Boyd preserved

Howard Haas photo May 29By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly Is Mayor Nutter working to save the Boyd? In a statement released today, the new Mayor called the 1928 Chestnut Street…

    • Walnut Street Theatre tower

New look for Walnut Street Theatre

May 28 By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly On the cusp of its 200th anniversary, the Walnut Street Theatre is planning to punctuate its third century with a 45-story skyscraper. The…

    • Postcard from San Francisco

PlanPhilly Postcard - San Francisco!

May 20By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhillyThe first person I met on the San Francisco waterfront was a fellow named Rob. Originally from Delaware County, now a homeless wanderer, he…

    • Bill Green and save the Boyd fight

Vocal turnout for Boyd Theatre rally

Councilman Bill Green waves his bill that would protect the interiors of historic buildingsMay 22 By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly Preservationists, politicians and trade unionists staged a passionate rally to…

    • Inga Saffron

Straight talk from Inga Saffron

Photo by Ryan Donnell for Planphilly By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanphillyInquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron - who was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for the second time this year -…

Schmidt's Brewery presentation in NoLibs

May 21Video and text by John Davidson for PlanPhillyThe new development plan for Bart Blatstein's property at Girard Avenue and Second Street includes 16- and 26-story residential towers, a…

    • Towers by Hoboken Brown

PCPC says waterfront will be remapped

The 700 North Delaware massing model by Hoboken Brownstone City Council billCouncil considering changing controversial Hoboken Brown site on Front Street from C4 to C2 after project stalls. In Rules Committee on June…

    • 2010 Urban Land Institute Fall Meeting and Urban Land Expo

How to better manage our infrastructure

May 15 Video and text by John Davidson for Planphilly The United States is lagging behind other developed countries when it comes to infrastructure management and development, according to a panel…

    • Center City boundary

Paul Levy: Center City is walking tall

May 15Dilworth Plaza PlansCCD State of Center City report By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Walkability. If he said it once, he said it 100 times. Center City Philadelphia’s…

Video: Michael Nutter at ZCC

May 14  Mayor Michael Nutter visits the Zoning Code Commission

    • SugarHouse site

Consultants: "Stop work at SugarHouse"

May 15A.D. Marble reportBy Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Local historians, preservationists, archaeologists and neighborhood activists say the history of the SugarHouse Casino site is in jeopardy because the…


    • Marilyn Jordan Taylor

Marilyn Jordan Taylor to succeed Gary Hack as UPenn Design School Dean

May 15   University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and Provost Ron Daniels announced Thursday that Marilyn Jordan Taylor has been selected to be the next Dean of the School of Design at…

Video: GreenPlan presentation to ZCC

May 14GreenPlan presentation to the Zoning Code Commission

    • GreenPlan Philadelphia

Green Plan sneak peek, mayoral visit

May 14 By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhillyA sneak peak at GreenPlan Philadelphia reveals that the plan is extremely green indeed. In the works since 2006, this parks and recreation planning…

    • Food Distribution Center site

New digs for Food Distribution Center

May 12, 2008 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly South Philadelphia’s Food Distribution Center is preparing, once again, to move. And this time it looks like it will really happen, business…

    • Foxwoods overview

Supremes deny city council appeal

May 9 Previous coverageBy Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The State Supreme Court has upheld its decision that the city must grant Foxwoods Casino the zoning it needs to build,…

Inga Saffron on transforming City Hall

May 9 Inquirer Architecture critic Inga Saffron: How to make City Hall a true civic space

    • Girard Interchange

Girard Interchange exchange

May 8By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly If and when Sugarhouse arrives, PennDot says it will be ready with new, temporary I-95 ramps to handle the predicted flood of casino traffic.…

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