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Oct. 13: Land bank hearing; CDAG awards; PCPC meeting coming up next week; trail opens!

Good morning 1492ers and those who wish they were! Here are some must-do event for the next couple weeks. Last chance to be heard folks! The Philadelphia Land Bank will hold…

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October 2: New Love Park priorities | Petty Island redesign | Schuylkill River boardwalk opens | Primary primers

PennPraxis created a wordcloud of the features most important to people who volunteered ideas for the new Love park. Huge transit news for the mega-region: to repair the damage from Hurricane…

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Philadelphia’s planning and zoning process receives 2013 National Planning Excellence Award from the American Planning Association

Washington, D.C. – Philadelphia’s Integrated Planning and Zoning Process will receive the 2013 National Planning Excellence Award for a Best Practice from the American Planning Association for its innovative approach at leveraging the synergy…

Symposium at PennDesign: "In the Terrain of Water"

Water is everywhere before it is somewhere. It is rain before it is rivers, it soaks before it flows, it spreads before it gathers, it blurs before it clarifies. Water at…

PA Chapter of the APA: Call for Presentations for 2010 Conference

PA Chapter of the American Planning Association 2010 Annual Conference – Call for Presentations The PA Chapter of the American Planning Association is pleased to announce the Call for Presentations for…

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A Top 10 Great Space almost south of the border

During the same week that Rittenhouse Square was named one of the top 10 Great Public Spaces in the country by the American Planning Association, PlanPhilly visited San Antonio, Texas and checked out…

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Rittenhouse Square named one of America's top public spaces

Rittenhouse Square has been named one of the top 10 Great Public Spaces in the country.The American Planning Association chose to honor Rittenhouse Square because it is a beautiful, inviting…

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Organizations advocate for green space on PARK(ing) Day

PlanPhilly intern Kimberley Richards contributed to this report. Organizations gathered throughout the city Friday to participate in PARK(ing) Day, an annual, global event created to advocate for urban park space.  Participants take…

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New Orleans Journal: The 9th Ward

By Thomas J. Walsh For PlanPhilly NEW ORLEANS – It’s sunny and cool here in the Crescent City, and not humid at all. Otherwise, a trip through the French Quarter on…

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The zoning reform efforts of three cities

April 12, 2010By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyNEW ORLEANS – In zoning reform, Philadelphia is not alone. And to Philly’s great advantage, there is a sort of sister city…

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Planning conference kicks off Saturday in New Orleans

April 9, 2010 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly Last year’s conference of the American Planning Association, held in late April 2009, was in Minneapolis, the headwaters of the Mississippi…

APA-PA pushes to restore Pa. planning funding

April 8, 2010The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Planning Association is urging its members to contact their local state representatives to help push for a boost in the funding for…

UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, March 2010

GRID Philly, April 2010 GRID magazine is a new Philadelphia-based magazine for sustainability. Covering topics such as energy, food, shelter, transportation, ecology and culture. DVRPC Focus Newsletter, March 2010 Delaware Valley…

DOT Announces $280 Million for New Livability Initiative

APA Advocate, The American Planning Association's Update on Legislative and Policy Issues   On December 1, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the availability of funding through the new Interagency Partnership…

Update on Federal Planning Legislation and Policy

Here are sections from the latest APA Advocate, the American Planning Association's update on legislative and policy issues: Senate Panel Passes Climate Bill Senate Vote Ends Vitter-Bennett Amendment Debate Livable…

Senate Livable Communities Bill Authorizes Planning Grants

The latest APA Advocate, written by the American Planning Association: I. Sustainable Communities Partnership Makes ProgressSENATE LIVABLE COMMUNITIES BILL AUTHORIZES PLANNING GRANTS Earlier this year the U.S. Departments of…

New Blog: American Planning Association, Pennsylvania Chapter

New Blog: American Planning Association, Pennsylvania Chapter A message from APA-PA: The Southeast Section Council is excited to present the Section’s News Blog and E-Newsletter to keep you better informed of…

    • Minneapolis waterfront

Visions of other troubled waterfronts

Kansas City waterfrontApril 27By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyMINNEAPOLIS – A waterfront on a major river with an industrial past, brownfields galore, resistant developers and a bureaucratic city…

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Infrastructure? In a word, no!

Mar. 03By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyThe upcoming conference of the American Planning Association, scheduled for April 25-29 in Minneapolis, does not appear to have any sessions on what…

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