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    • Praxis presentation

Support and caution from Advisory Group

March 5By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly At their monthly meeting on Monday, the 45-member Central Delaware Advisory Group embraced the “big ideas” generated by design teams during this weekend’s marathon…

    • The audience hears the presentations

Public reacts to design ideas

  March 3By Linda K. HarrisFor Plan Philly      Exciting. Great. Interesting. Refreshing.  Impressive. Wonderful.     Those were the words people were tossing about following the Saturday afternoon presentation…

How 5 riverfront visions formed

March 3By Matt Blanchard and Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly The public got its first glimpse of the possibilities on the Central Delaware Riverfront on Saturday as local and national architects…

    • The boat tour passes under the Ben Franklin

New! Top design teams get their charge

  By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly On the top floor of the Independence Seaport Museum, with a vista of the flowing Delaware River and the flowing traffic of I-95, the members…

    • A lineup of I-95 lanes

Experts see river by boat, bus

FOX Good Day interviews Harris Steinberg, Mar. 6Inga Saffron: Take note of waterfront plan Mar. 9Harris Steinberg interviewed by WPHT March 1By Matt Blanchard and Linda K. Harris…

From the director's desk, Feb. 28

Dear PlanPhilly, Don't forget to RSVP for the presentation of the initial ideas for the central Delaware riverfront!  Designers and planners are gathering at Penn’s Landing today to begin their Design…

Two waterfront tales

March 1, 2007InquirerSkyline Online

    • Charrette model

Waterfront design briefing package

Now that principles (see attached PDF) for development have been established, a team of world-class designers is set to work in conjunction with representatives from the City Planning Commission and civic leaders to develop the first…

    • Charrette working group

How Delaware/Columbus Blvd. came to be

  Live News from "Delaware Boulevard" (Team leader Gary Hack)9 a.m.:  The image of a “string of pearls” was the starting point for the working group on the Boulevard.…

    • Charrette

The process of reclaiming the North

  Live news from the North design (team leader Peter Latz)9:27 a.m.: Peter Latz arrives at the Seaport Museum a little late, a little under the weather from a cold,…

Waterfront Q&A with design experts

Five of the world’s top experts in landscape and urban design will be here March 1-3 to help Philadelphians decide how to reshape the Delaware River waterfront.The public is invited to…

    • Praxis charrette

Central: Washington Ave. to Spring Garden

Live news from the Central design (Team leader Richard Bartholomew) It's 8:30 a.m. and ... we’re off ... button-downed architects and sweater-vested bridge engineers working with nicely-suited community organizers to try…

    • March charrette

How the South plan came together

Live news from South segment: (Team leader Walter Hood) 9:13 a.m. update:  The working port is the elephant in the room. Some members of the group are reluctant to focus on…

    • Charrette at Seaport Museum

Neighborhood Connections

Live news from Neighborhood Connections segment (Team leader: Denise Scott Brown) 10 a.m. update:  Architect Denise Scott Brown gathered her group of experts and community representatives and charged them with charting…

Waterfront visioning session, March 3

Dear PlanPhilly member, REMINDER: Don't miss the first views of the civic vision for the Central Delaware Waterfront Planning Process organized by PennPraxis! Saturday, March 33:00-5:00 p.m.Independence Seaport Museum,…

Waterfront under attack

Feb. 26Skyline Online Waterfront under attack

Economic Sustainability: The Indispensable Value

By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhilly Of the five values for our waterfront identified during citizen forums, one speaks far louder than the rest. Economic Sustainability is likely to shape our waterfront…

Battle plans on the casino front

The state Assembly mandated two Philadelphia casinos in 2004, and the state Gaming Control Board named sites in Fishtown and South Philadelphia. But many in Philadelphia say it’s not a done…

News from the PlanPhilly team, Feb. 22

Dear PlanPhilly Member, After many successful public forums in the riverward neighborhoods, that work is now going to be put into action at the Central Delaware Design Workshop to be held…

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