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    • American Commerce Center

Pitching a super-skyscraper to PCPC

April 29Previous coverage By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Asking for a re-zoning ordinance to erect the tallest building in Philadelphia and the fourth highest in the nation requires a…

    • Ben Franklin Parkway

Part II: Rethinking the Parkway

April 28 This is the second in a series of articles on the restructuring or re-designing of certain parts of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, from street signs to the development of…

Inquirer: Kimmel debt paid off

April 23Inquirer: Kimmel debt paid off

    • Andy Altman

Design Review on the fast track

April 23 Previous PlanPhilly coverageInquirer coverage By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly Contrary to earlier reports, design review is on the fast track in Philadelphia, with plans to implement the reform…

    • SugarHouse timeline

Table games at a casino near you?

April 23 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly A legislative proposal that would allow Pennsylvania's casinos to add table games will be up for discussion before a House committee next month.…

    • PhillyCarShare

Calling on all to "Walk ... Ride ... Share"

April 21 Previous coverage: How cars and people can co-exist  Car sharing video  By Steven B. UjifusaFor PlanPhillyWhen PhillyCarShare started in 2002, its first users were mostly…

    • PNA casino conference

PNA candidates forum

April 16Video By John DavidsonFor PlanPhilly With elections a week away, candidates gathered for a public forum Tuesday evening at the Independence Seaport Museum to address the issues and,…

    • Stamper Square massing model

Stamper Square moves forward

April 16Previous coverage By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly The ghost of Ed Bacon loomed like one of I.M. Pei’s Society Hill towers in a crowded conference room atop Three…

    • SugarHouse site

Supremes get earful of riparian arguments

April 15 Previous coverageBy Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The justices of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Tuesday heard two hours of complex testimony that were intended to help them answer…

    • Re-imagining the Kimmel

Kimmel design concept feedback

April 14By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly Invite a couple of hundred people to become critics, and you’re bound to get mixed reviews. That’s what the Kimmel Center and…

    • Casino-Free protest

Casino Free stages a "debate" with Rendell

April 10By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly About 60 members of the advocacy group Casino-Free Philadelphia took advantage of a balmy spring afternoon Thursday by trooping from the west side…

    • Councilman Brian O'Neill

O’Neill goes to bat against “Ugly Buildings”

April 9 By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly It’s been a week since his idea to fast-track the creation of a design review commission got a distinctly cool reception from the new…

    • Rina Cutler, Gary Hack and Andy Altman

Deputy Mayors take the Center City stage

April 9 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyRina Cutler, who knows her way around a traffic jam, is one of the city’s definitive realists. The former Philadelphia parking czar is…

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City should not have issued riparian rights

April 10By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The City of Philadelphia now says it never had the power to grant SugarHouse Casino the right to build on the submerged lands…

    • Philadelphia Trash Day cleanup

Nutter starts to tackle trash city-wide

April 5 Video of clean-up   By John DavidsonFor PlanPhilly They came out of the woodwork in Fishtown Saturday morning, brooms and shovels in gloved hands, determined at least to…

    • Sidewalk impediments

City council hears about pedestrian access

1352 South StreetApril 3By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Armed with a continuously running slide show of barricaded city sidewalks and isolated pedestrians and bicyclists, Philadelphia City Councilman Jim…

    • ACC

Sizing up the American Commerce Center

Graphic courtesy of Brad Maule/Phillyskyline April 3By Steven UjifusaFor PlanPhillyIf constructed, the American Commerce Center would soar 1,500 feet into the air, surpassing the Comcast Center by five…

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Supreme Court sides with Foxwoods

April 2The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania on Wednesday granted Philadelphia Entertainment and Development Partners Commercial Entertainment District status, thus nullifying Philadelphia City Council’s efforts to require that the Foxwood Casino…

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