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Rules Committee challenges Foxwoods

March 10 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly In lengthy testimony Monday, parties representing the city, neighborhood civic associations and the proposed Foxwoods Casino on Columbus Boulevard in South Philadelphia gave…

    • Sustainability Award winners

Sustainability Award winners

Wissahickon Charter SchoolMarch 4 By Natalie PompilioFor PlanPhillyA Philadelphia charter school that aims to educate the next generation of “environmental stewards,” a New Jersey city transforming an abandoned…

    • Inga Saffron

A view of the city by Inga Saffron

Feb. 15By Matt GolasFor PlanPhilly Inga Saffron, one of the most influential voices at The Philadelphia Inquirer simply because she critiques the powerbrokers who decide what will be designed,…

    • First day of business for new PCPC

First day of business for new PCPC

Acting Chairman Duane BumbPrevious coverage  Feb. 8By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly As mandated by the city’s Home Rule Charter, the new members of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission were…

    • Michael Nutter

Q&A with Michael Nutter

Feb. 8By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe developers of Philadelphia's two proposed casinos should not take for granted any agreements reached with the former mayor's administration."I didn't agree…

    • 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…

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.

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…

    • 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…

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…

    • Great Expectations

Imagining Philadelphia in Center City

Jan. 23By Steven UjifusaFor PlanPhilly“I’m really hoping to see people become engaged about big ideas for the next 25 to 30 years,” said Gary Jastrzab, Acting Director of…

Nutter makes his Planning Commission, ZCC choices

Jan. 18  One day after completely overhauling the Zoning Board of Adjustment, Michael Nutter appointed five new members to the City Planning Commission and five new members to the newly…

Nutter appoints five to ZBA

Jan. 17Following the resignation of ZBA chair David L. Auspitz (see previous coverage) Michael Nutter appointed five new members to the board. They replace Auspitz, William E. Hall. Vice…

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