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Waterfront challenge ahead

Start by pondering the problem with a design

         By Matt Golas     PlanPhilly Managing Editor     As the design pros and concerned public work together to conjure a lasting vision for seven miles of Delaware River waterfront…

Profiling the PennPraxis project

Praxis director Harris Steinberg recently sat down with Gazette senior editor Samuel Hughes to talk about the project and its implications for the city.

    • Advisory Group feedback session

Advisory Group feedback on values

Jan. 8, 2007Monday morning, the Central Delaware Riverfront Advisory Group opened its monthly meeting by holding a facilitated conversation that resulted in input from board members and the public concerning the three recent…

Talk on NYC waterfront planning

Harris Sokoloff, Howard Slatkin, Harris Steinberg, Janice WoodcockJan. 8, 2007Howard Slatkin, an expert in urban land use with the New York City Planning Commission, spoke for an hour to…

How the Excelon Delaware power plant came to be

By Matt BlanchardFor PlanPhillyThis majestic structure, a great tan block sprouting eight rusted smokestacks, no longer generates power. But it does generate questions: Is it still in operation? Is…

    • PlanPhilly home page

New design for Plan Philly

To Our Readers,   What you are looking at is the new design for, which has become a more active site during the last couple of weeks and will continue…

    • Greenpoint-Williamsburg zoning

NYC planner will speak here

Howard Slatkin, an expert in urban planning with the New York City Planning Commission, will speak at the Central Waterfront Advisory Group meeting Jan. 8 at the WHYY Independence Foundation Civic…

    • Multiple uses on Delaware waterfront

Waterfront process should be at forefront

Dec. 29Daily News editorial on casinos, Central Delaware waterfront ... more 

    • Some values from Queen Village

Values consolidation under way

In January, there will be a consolidation of citizens' core neighborhood and waterfront values identified in three public sessions in December. The values from the forums are listed below. They will…

    • National Heritage Trail

Imagining blazing this trail

Jan. 4, 2007By David Schaaf RAPhiladelphia City Planning Commission The exiting 109th Congress of the United States created the Nation’s “First National Water Trail” – more properly, the “John…

    • What's Ahead in 2007 for the Central Delaware planning process

What's Ahead in 2007 for the Central Delaware planning process

PLANNED NEXT STEPS is redesigned by Jan. 1, 2007 Expert forums, featuring leading landscape architects, real estate and transportation infrastructure professionals and others begin in late January 2007 “History of…

Trouble in River City

Dec. 22, 2006: Inga Saffron column ... more

Daily News casino licensing coverage

Dec. 21, 2006Daily News full coverage of casino licensing approvals ... more

A distressing duo

Dec. 21, 2006Inquirer editorial on casino licensing decision by Pa. gaming control board ... more

    • Inquirer Casino coverage

Inquirer Casino coverage

Dec. 21Inquirer casino coverageDaily News coverage ... full story ... editorial

    • Pennsylvania gaming control board

Board approves Foxwoods, SugarHouse

Dec. 20, 2006The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Wednesday granted initial approval for slots casinos in Philadelphia. Both projects will be on the Central Delaware River waterfront. The approved proposals were…

Planning has to come first

Dec. 19: Green City Journal on waterfront planning process ... more

Philadelphia is reclaiming its waterfront

Dec. 19: Inquirer on how Praxis is helping Philadelphia reclaim its waterfront. ... more

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