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    • Michael Sklaroff and Craig Schelter

Developers: cautious optimism, cost concerns

Ed Hille photo / Michael Sklaroff and Craig Schelter  Nov. 15By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly Amid the clapping of hands for the PennPraxis waterfront plan on Wednesday night, one group…

    • Civic Vision presentation

How the waterfront vision was received

Nov. 15  By Steven UjifusaFor PlanPhilly Kelly D’Angelos of the Pennsport Civic Association prepared 750 posters and distributed 50 to each of the 24 community groups that belong to…

    • Civic Vision presentation

The public at-large on the vision

Nov. 15By Natalie PompilioFor PlanPhilly Wednesday night, optimism got mixed with a healthy dose of skepticism – something for which Philadelphians are famous. After PennPraxis presented a vision of…

    • Waterfront walk

The Cult of the Grid in Jersey

Jersey activists like Ron Hine fight hard for the grid. Nov. 14 By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly With the Daily News giving out promotional t-shirts that read “Grid is Good”, we…

Wednesday roundup

Brad Maule photoNov. 14 Inquirer Architecture Critic Inga Saffron writes about tonight's presentation of the Civic Vision for the central Delaware waterfront at the Convention Center, the process has also…

    • Civic Vision panel

New day for the Delaware

Nov. 14By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly A new vision for the Central Delaware waterfront, forged over 13 months in more than 200 collaborative, occasionally contentious civic meetings, was formally introduced…

    • Casino press conference

Stakes raised in riparian rights fight

State Rep. Babette JosephsNov. 13By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly With the future of at least one proposed casino resting on whether it can be built on state-owned riverfront…

Rally behind waterfront plan

Nov. 13Inquirer Commentary Take back the waterfronthttp://www.philly.com/inquirer/opinion/pa/11231311.html

    • SugarHouse site

SugarHouse public hearing Thursday

Nov. 12 By Kellie Patrick Gates For PlanPhilly   On Thursday, SugarHouse Casino operators will ask the Philadelphia Commerce Department to give them the right to build on state-owned land along…

    • Harris Steinberg

Praxis' year: listening, planning and politics

Nov. 12 By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly When Harris Steinberg takes the convention center stage this evening to unveil a sweeping waterfront vision of homes and shops and parks, more than a few…

    • CCD lighting

Wednesday update

Produced: Lucette de Rugy, ARTLUMIERE Inc.; Designed: Corentine Buron) Nov. 7 Check out www.planphilly.com tonight for a breaking news report, including video, of the Center City District's illumination of five significant buildings…

    • CCD lighting

Center City District "hits the lights"

Nov. 7By Alan JaffeFor Plan Philly  The days are getting shorter and the dark hours longer, but Philadelphians were given a few unexpected rays of light tonight. …

Q&As with local design winners

Interviews with the local winners in the Ed Bacon design competition:  James S. McKenna III Age: 21College: Temple University, where he is in the third year of a five-year…

Civics file federal suit with intent to stop casinos

Nov. 5 Civics file suit in federal court seeking to prevent SugarHouse and Foxwoods casino developments.

Steinberg quoted in New York Times

Nov. 5Praxis' Harris Steinberg quoted in New York Times story about Dallas' Trinity Riverfront effort. 

    • Market East Station

Re-urbanization of Market East a winner

Nov. 5By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyInstead of a large, nearly monolithic block, Market East could be a series of buildings with lots of residential and retail space, a…

    • Peter Latz' development bulbs

Green infrastructure's expense

Nov. 1 By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly (This is the second in a series of PlanPhilly stories examining the infrastructure projects that would accompany a re-visioning of the Central Delaware…

    • Symphony House

Wednesday roundup: Dranoff fires back

Brad Maule photo Oct. 31 Last week, Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron critiqued the design of Carl Dranoff's newly unveiled Symphony House on Broad Street. Here is an excerpt:"Except to…

    • Ben Franklin Bridge

Tuesday roundup

Oct. 30With the public presentation set for Nov. 14th, Philadelphia Daily News Editorial Page Editor Sandra Shea lauds the civic engagement aspect of the PennPraxis Delaware Waterfront visioning process. *** And check…

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