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    • Temple Student Health & Wellness Center - perspective from 15th and Montgomery | Temple University / Moody Nolan, July 2016

Mixed design reviews for Temple, East Kensington, Northern Liberties and Winchester Park projects

Philadelphia’s Civic Design Review committee recommended approval of three of the five projects it heard in a lengthy meeting Tuesday afternoon: special purpose zoning for Philadelphia University’s campus, Temple’s new…

    • Albion Mills, Hagert and Jasper

Developers seek zoning change for mill redevelopment in Kensington

Last month, Councilman Mark Squilla introduced a zoning bill that would allow for an abandoned mill building in Kensington to be redeveloped into apartments and commercial space. The property, formerly Albion…

    • Kid Hazo installation at Spruce Street Harbor Park

September 2: Parking Authority looking at mobile payments | Chicago company opening 2 Philly coworking spaces | Mantua's large artist cluster | New Kid Hazo

The Philadelphia Parking Authority is looking at a smartphone payment system, and is no longer installing parking payment kiosks, reports Albert Stumm at Passyunk Post. The MobileNOW! app seems like…

    • Delaware River from Penn Treaty Park, Photo by Gary Reed
Eyes on the Street

December 12: PATCO's new cars | Unclear who will pay water-main damages | Council debates development notification | Metal fabricator moving to American St.

Good morning Eyes on the Street! PATCO unveiled the first two of its refurbished commuter rail cars this week. The cars feature brighter colors, higher ceilings, better lighting, digital displays,…

    • Autumn Night in the City | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

November 9-11: Bartram's Mile Design Workshop | Frankford Fall Music and Arts Fest | Philly Tree People | Artists Taking Back Philadelphia

Autumn Night in the City | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupBartram's Mile Design Workshop Saturday, November 10, 12-3pm. Bartram's Garden, 54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard. Come for the last of…

    • The 19th Street Baptist Church's serpentine cladding is just one of the building's preservation problems.
Eyes on the Street

Gureilla Mug Assault | casino deadlines loom | Civic Design Review begins | challenges of preserving Furness' 19th Street Baptist Church

Good morning, Streeters. Did a stranger hand you a handmade clay coffee mug during your morning commute today? NewsWorks reports that The Clay Studio set out to five undisclosed Center City…

    • Civic Design Review Committee holds inaugural meeting to consider senior housing

Civic Design Review Committee holds inaugural meeting to consider senior housing

The brand-new Civic Design Review Committee of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission held its first meeting Tuesday afternoon to discuss the merits of a proposed 40-unit affordable housing development for senior…

    • Tower Investments has posted the Ortlieb buildings with notices of demolition. We wish they would reconsider.
    • The Industrial Trust is one of the banks at Front and Norris that WCRP plans to demolish in order to build affordable housing. | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Commercial viability of Front St in Kensington | W Hotel moving forward | Team Vick Field for Hunting Park | Why we love Furness, now

The Industrial Trust is one of the banks at Front and Norris that WCRP plans to demolish in order to build affordable housing. | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr…

    • Balconies proposed for Finnegan's Wake's Spring Garden Street facade, approved by City Council, were nixed by Mayor Nutter.
    • Detail of 1923 Walnut Street | Alan Jaffe, PlanPhilly
    • Hawthorne Park officially opened July 5.
    • Emerald Street Urban Farm, Kensington | credit: Todd Henkin
Eyes on the Street

Urban Sustainability or Stability

Urban Sustainability or Stability by Nic Esposito   I was extremely conflicted when I made the move from West Philly to Kensington. Living on the heart of Baltimore Avenue afforded me…

    • Squilla introduces old overlay to new zoning code, aiming to keep special Delaware riverfront rules in place

Squilla introduces old overlay to new zoning code, aiming to keep special Delaware riverfront rules in place

An amendment to prevent a lapse in the special zoning designed to protect the Central Delaware Riverfront from development contrary to the city's waterfront goals was added to a zoning code…

    • Emerald Street Urban Farm has taken root on five vacant lots in East Kensington.
Eyes on the Street

Situation Vacant: Emerald Street Urban Farm's vacant property conundrum

In advance of PlanPhilly's panel discussion about the city's vacant land strategies on June 12th, Eyes on the Street is collecting and sharing stories from Community Contributors about vacant…

Eyes on the Street

Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby Celebrates Human-Powered Transit

This year's Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby attracted more people than ever before to Kensington's streets where crowds watched the parade of handcrafted, human-powered floats loop through the neighborhood and attempt to…

    • Bridge Line | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupĀ 
Eyes on the Street

LGBT senior housing supported at Council | Buck owners enter tax payment agreement | homeless census | life as a 'body man' | surface parking woe | Sixers soul

City Council gave its support for the William Way Senior Residences, an LGBT-centric senior housing development planned for 13th Street, by approving the sale of the Redevelopment Authority's property to…

    • Developer Michael Samschick's Pennthouses at Penn Treaty Village, Brown Street and Delaware Avenue..
    • Worm's Eye View | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • The Banks | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Catholic church closings | affordable LGBT senior housing | disciplinary discrepancies for black students | vigil for fallen firefighters | PHS Pops-Up honored

The Banks | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group Good morning, Streeters. Today’s temperature could be a record-breaker: 89 and sunny. Sure the warm weather is nice, but…

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