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    • Eva Gladstein

Breaking: Gladstein gets ZCC nod from Nutter

Nov. 13By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Eva Gladstein, who ran the troubled Neighborhood Transformation Initiative before it was taken over by the city’s Commerce Department earlier this year, was…

TONIGHT: First Zoning Code Commission Public Forum

The Philadelphia Zoning Code Commission Invites you to the Kick-Off Meeting to learn about updating the Philadelphia Zoning & Land Development Codes.Wednesday,November 12, 20086 to 8 PMCity…

Baltimore Avenue Pedestrian Lighting Survey

University City District (UCD) is conducting a study of the street lighting in the Baltimore Avenue Business District (45th to 50th Streets). Your responses to this survey will be valuable in…

    • SugarHouse archaeology

Big discovery at SugarHouse site?

Archaeological investigations on Monday Nov. 10 only revealed parts of these two foundations. Work continued on Tuesday Nov. 11. The three I-beams (two with graffiti) support the northern billboard. Excavation within…

    • Shanghai development model

Encouraging urban migration part of the plan

Previous conference coverage Postcard from China Nov. 11 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Try your hand at city planning within this scenario: You’ve got a very large Asian metropolis. It’s…

Inquirer: Mayor proposes parking meter rate increase

Inquirer: Mayor proposes parking meter rate increase Jennifer Lin reports that the first phase in Mayor Nutter's plan to reduce congestion in Center City includes doubling parking meter rates to…

Penn Design ‘After Oil’ exhibit moves to Center for Architecture

By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly After rave reviews from conference attendees and hundreds of design students, the Penn Institute for Urban Research on Monday moved a portion of its first-ever…

    • South Street Bridge

City to begin South Street Bridge redo

Nov. 10Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly More than 18 years after design work began, Philadelphia is getting a new South Street bridge - a $67 million project…

No cuts for planning, zoning

Nov. 08By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Staff and funding for the Philadelphia City Planning Commission, the Zoning Board of Adjustment and the Philadelphia Historical Commission will not be affected…

Mark Alan Hughes: energy intensity a decisive competitive factor among regions in the future

Nov. 07 By Mark Alan HughesFor PlanPhilly See Hughes' piece in the Daily News, 4 November 2008 “We don’t shovel sunshine down here.” Twenty years ago, a counter clerk…

    • 58th Street. PEC is doing the conceptual design for this segment now.

Life after oil? It's not just about us

Nov. 07 Previous coverage By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyIf Earth was a country instead of a planet, it would be an extremely poor nation. It would be seen by…

    • Germantown preservation target

Preservation Row: Germantown Town Hall

New series casts light on historic and unique sites that may be at risk of deterioration or demolition. Nov. 07 By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhillyDuring the first part of the…

    • Re-imaging Cities exhibit

Re-imagining cities after age of oil

Nov. 07By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Amid the sarcophaguses of ancient Egypt and Bodhisattvas of a thousand years ago, planners, designers and academics of the 21st century met and…

Re-Imagining Cities: Urban Design After the Age of Oil

Re-Imagining Cities: Urban Design After the Age of Oil November 6-8, 2008 (8:00 am-5:00 pm) Re-Imagining Cities: Urban Design After the Age of Oil This ground-breaking symposium has been organized to…

Update: riverfront public access projects receive $1 million from DVRPC

If the fervor around the Phillies and the presidential election has dominated your life over the last couple weeks, you may have missed the Inquirer article announcing that 13 different projects…

    • CCD lights

Seeing the light in Center City

CCD South Broad light show in Nov. 2007 Nov. 05By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The legislation that would allow Foxwoods to operate at The Gallery would also allow the…

    • SugarHouse waterfront

SugarHouse sewer permit appealed

By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyA Philadelphia neighborhood association and an environmental advocate for the Delaware River have asked the state's Environmental Hearing Board to overturn a SugarHouse Casino sewer…

    • Boyd Theater plan

$90 million Boyd project up for review

Image / ARCWheelerNov. 4Editor’s note: “In The Zone” will be a periodically updated listing of large or significant zoning changes, developments, building additions or demolitions to come before the…

    • Liberty Bell slot machine

A Philly icon and the slot machine: Together again?

Long before Las Vegas was even a dusty airstrip, there was the Liberty Bell.Later came the Liberty Belle. Both are identified not with Pennsylvania, but with another swing state: Nevada.…

CED legislation will be read into the record Thursday

Legislation that would allow a casino to operate at The Gallery at Market East will be on Thursday's City Council Agenda, but no action can be taken until next week's meeting.…

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