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    • SugarHouse site

SugarHouse pulls workers from site

Feb. 5 The legal wrangleBy Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly   All is quiet at the SugarHouse Casino site - the big earth-moving machinery and the people who ran it…

Chris Satullo: creating a more inviting Kimmel

Jan. 26Inquirer columnist Chris Satullo on the project to create a more inviting Kimmel Center. Suggestions Satullo received from the public.

    • Great Expectations forum

Imagine Philadelphia forums conclude

Feb. 1By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly The last of nine meetings that asked different neighborhoods to come up with big ideas that would transform the city was held Thursday…

    • Gary Jastzrab

Creating a preeminent planning commission

Gary Jastrzab, acting PCPC executive director Andrew Altman sworn in as Deputy Mayor for Commerce and Economic DevelopmentJan. 31 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Observers of the Philadelphia City…

Inga Saffron on Kimmel character

Jan. 31Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron examines Kimmel Center's public space conundrum ... full story ... video

Breaking news: Nutter shows up at eighth "Imagine Philadelphia" forum

Jan. 30By Natalie PompilioFor PlanPhilly  Generations ago, few Philadelphians could have imagined that Fairmount Park, simply a site for fresh water, would develop into a recreation center and source…

PLICO demolition

Jan. 31 PLICO demolition

DVRPC Survey: Help shape the future of the Delaware Valley

Work is underway on the year 2035 update to the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission’s (DVRPC) long-range plan for the greater Philadelphia region, entitled Connections – The Regional Plan for a…

    • Foxwoods overview

Casino lawsuits' twists and turns

Foxwoods aeriel view Jan. 29 Rendell calls council stance gutless Casino-Free Philadelphia challenges the governorBy Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly    Philadelphia still faces a lawsuit that was filed after…

    • Susan Jaffe

New day dawns for the ZBA

Previous ZBA coverage Jan. 29, 2008By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly After years of stormy public relations and accusations of foggy decision-making, the newly appointed chairwoman of the Philadelphia Zoning…

    • Andy Altman

Top Philadelphia planner is sworn in

Jan. 28 By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly Philadelphia got a first look at its new planning and commerce czar as former Washington D.C. planner and Philadelphia native Andrew Altman was sworn…

Steinberg: saving the city's historic soul

Jan. 28Harris Steinberg: saving the city's historic soul.

Andrew Altman is new planning czar

Jan. 27New Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter continues to round out his cabinet, today appointing Andrew Altman as Philadelphia's new Director of Commerce and Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development. The…

    • Girard Warehouse work

Girard Warehouses shored up

While area preservationists waged what were apparently last-ditch, losing efforts to save two architectural jewels on North Broad Street last week, a group of historic structures on the east side of…

    • Michael Nutter

Nutter revokes SugarHouse license

Jan. 24By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly Mayor Nutter’s Commerce Department today revoked a key license that would have allowed SugarHouse Casino interests to build on 12 acres of submerged riverfront…

    • Casino protest at city council

Foxwoods zoning legislation introduced

Jan. 24Ordinance for Foxwoods CED designationOrdinance for Foxwoods plan of development DiCicco news brief By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Legislation that would allow Foxwoods Casino to operate on…

    • Zoning Code Commission

Zoning Code Commission has a full house

Previous coverageJan. 23   By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly Think of global warming and it’s likely you visualize the fume-spewing tailpipes of cars and trucks, or maybe the smokestacks of…

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