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    • 21st Century Rowhouse - Brewerytown: Flexible House - by Uk Jung
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What should a 21st century Philly rowhouse be? Emerging designers answer

Last Thursday PlanPhilly and the Design Advocacy Group presented our take on this year’s DesignPhiladelphia theme – Home – with an event focused on Philly’s most common house type, the rowhouse.…

    • The store is beneath the Market-Frankford El, and close to Kensington High School for the Creative and Performing Arts

April 12: Skepticism on Temple stadium costs | DAG on Blatstein | The case for Harrowgate

Jay McCalla, a former deputy managing director under Mayor John Street, who helped manage the Neighborhood Transformation Initiative (NTI) worries Jim Kenney's plan to fix up parks and recreation centers may…

    • Design Matters - Greenberger & Fadullon - March 29, 2016

Design Matters: Anne Fadullon and Alan Greenberger

Tuesday evening PlanPhilly and the Design Advocacy Group hosted the first in a series of conversations we're presenting this year called Design Matters. PlanPhilly reporter Jared Brey interviewed Alan Greenberger…

    • The Res

February 29: SEPTA releases King of Prussia rail route | Streets Dept at The Res | Design Advocacy Group survey

SEPTA released their preferred route for the King of Prussia rail extension, reports Jason Laughlin and Laura McCrystal. "Both opponents and supporters of the project said Friday that the chosen plan…

    • Row in a Row | Steve Ives, EOTS Flickr group

Healthy Rowhouse Project wants to help repair 5,000 homes per year

A local group called the Healthy Rowhouse Project announced on Wednesday that it has collected nearly $1 million in grants that it plans to dedicate to protecting Philadelphia’s most important assets:…

    • On the South Street Bridge | Gary Reed, EOTS Flickr Group
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DAGspace: The difference between a bridge and television

In this month's DAGspace, architect Timothy Kerner considers the South Street Bridge's LED lanterns and asks the city to do us one better than the photo-unrealistic dancer sihouettes and Eagles ads.…

    • Francisville, September 2014 | Theresa Stigale
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Toward a safe and thriving city

The next mayoral administration will inherit a revamped and strengthened planning and development environment, but architect and Design Advocacy Group Chair Kiki Bolender argues the work is only half done. In…

    • Kiki
Eyes on the Street

Streetviews: Q&A with Kiki Bolender, architect and Design Advocacy Group chair

We continue our Streetviews video series with architect Kiki Bolender, talking about rowhouse strength, the need to invest in democratic spaces like parks and libraries, the woeful pettiness of our politics,…

    • Darrell Clarke | Newsworks photo

Clarke modifies charter proposal, seeks Council approval of new cabinet appointee

A modified version of City Council President Darrell Clarke’s proposal to amend the city charter and create a cabinet-level Department of Planning and Development will go before the Council’s Committee on…

    • Rowhouses in Point Breeze
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Design Advocacy Group gets funding to focus on rowhouse preservation

For years Philadelphia has tried to build its way out of our affordable housing problem through new construction. But a smarter solution may be right under our noses: Rowhouse preservation. The…

    • patriotic grooves
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June 30-July 6: Civic Design Review | Making a Classic Modern | Green Infrastructure | DAG on 500 Walnut | Independence Day celebrations

Here’s what’s on our radar this week, leading up to and through the 4th of July (besides Hoagie Day). Yes, Welcome America. EVALUATE: July Civic Design Review meeting Tuesday, July…

    • Schuylkill River as an
Eyes on the Street

DAGspace: Envisioning Schuylkill Banks and the Lower Schuylkill River

In a new DAGspace column, architect Sean O’Rourke challenges us to think about the Schuylkill River itself as we envision the redevelopment of this vital swath through the center of Philadelphia. …

    • Italian Fountain
Eyes on the Street

June 2- 8: Preservation awards | Design Advocacy Group | 22nd and Market ceremony | Strawberry Fest | Schuylkill Shindig | Pride Day

From fundraisers to memorials, rainbows to strawberries, here's what's on tap this week:  Honor: Preservation Achievement Awards Wednesday, June 4, 5-8pm. Union League, 140 South Broad Street. Help the Preservation Alliance…

    • Tacony Music Hall
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April 28-May 2: Honor Terry Adkins | DAG: Ave of the Arts Vision | Rail and economic vitality | Immigration and revitalization | Jane's Walks of Tacony, Powelton

This week there are chances to learn more about plans for Avenue of the Arts, rail and economic vitality, immigration and revitalization, and explore two commercial corridors as part of Jane’s…

    • septaspur
Eyes on the Street

February 3-7: Civic Design Review | CHOP presents Schuylkill project | Rail Park and tax abatement at DAG | Gentrification real talk | Samuel Fraunces story

EXAMINE: Civic Design Review Tuesday, February 4, 1pm. 1515 Arch Street, Room 18-029. Two projects are on this month’s agenda: CHOP’s South Philadelphia Family Care Center at South Broad and…

    • Hargreaves' three-dimensional model for Penn's Landing
Eyes on the Street

January 6-10: Eco + Fashion | Penn's Landing plans at DAG | James Timberlake and Marguerite Rodgers | Made in Philadelphia

Happy 2014, Streeters. Here's what's on for this first full week of the new year: RECEPTION: Eco + Fashion Exhibit Wednesday, January 8, 5-7pm. Art Gallery at City Hall, Room 116.…

    • H. Henssler's sign being restored, December 2012
Eyes on the Street

November 4-8: Bike lights | Vital Signs | DAG | Preservation law and policy

Hey Streeters: This week you can light up your bike, learn about the craft of sign painting, talk design, and think preservation. Enjoy!  ILLUMINATE: Free Bike Light Installations Monday, November 4,…

    • Pine Street bike lane
Eyes on the Street

June 3-7: Barbarella | Zoning feedback sessions | Bike/Ped webinar | Bright Green Buidlings | Kevin Gillen and Mark Alan Hughes at DAG | Woodlands benefit

Here's what's on tap this week: VIEW: Architecture in Film: Barbarella Monday, June 3, 6:30pm, film starts at 7pm. Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street. Architecture in Film, hosted by…

    • Viaduct Vegetation
Eyes on the Street

April 29-May 3: From Tracks to Parks | Building tall in 19th C. Philly | Bike Share Forum | Energy efficiency in older homes | Wood window workshop | DAG

This week you can learn about urban rails-to-trails parks, attend workshops for historic homeowners, learn about bike share programs, and more. Here's what's on tap: Panel: From Tracks to Parks: The…

    • Market8, the original rendering

Proposed casinos to get report card from Design Advocacy Group

The six Philadelphia casino proposals are about to get a report card from an organization of Philadelphia architects, urban planners and other design professionals. According to an analysis by the Philadelphia…

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