PlanPhilly

Articles

You are viewing 9 articles with the tag Friends of the Rail Park

    • reading viaduct city branch

Reuse of the City Branch for transit or trails unlikely, but proposed development isn't to blame

When plans for a new mixed-use development at 15th and Hamilton streets in Spring Garden were posted online in advance of this month’s Civic Design Review, the project caused a stir…

    • Rail Park Phase 1 Callowhill terminus | Studio Bryan Hanes

Full funding secured for phase one of Rail Park

Here’s a burst of sunshine on this otherwise dreary and wet Friday. The Pennsylvania Office of the Budget quietly released a list of Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grants, including one…

    • Reading Viaduct, October 2012 / Christine Fisher

Councilman Squilla announces City giving Reading Viaduct Rail Park another $1M

During a public presentation before the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation, at late-entering Councilman Mark Squilla announced that the City of Philadelphia was pledging an additional $1 million to the project to…

    • Reading Viaduct shadow, Photo by Phillytrax
Eyes on the Street

December 13: Council approves land bank | W Hotel gets $33 million subsidy | Gaming Control Board hearings | Rail Park video | Rolling Stone visits Camden

Happy Friday, Streeters! As I'm sure you've heard, it is going to snow this weekend, but the experts are "still thinking" about exactly how much snow will fall. In its…

    • Reading Viaduct at Noble | Bob Bruhin
Eyes on the Street

December 2-6: Central Northeast District Plan | Kate Orff | Rail Park fundraiser | Holiday lightings | 'Engineering Philadelphia'

In this first week of December we've got events ahead about planning the Central Northeast, sustainable landscape design, and industrial history as well as holiday festivities and a Rail Park concert…

    • Viaduct ironwork
    • The former City Branch rail cut runs from Broad to 27th Street and portions are used for parking

Planning Commission will consider both BRT and park options in City Branch

Next week, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) will release the final version of its Central District Plan, and when it does, the plan will include something that the draft…

    • Broad Street between Callowhill and Noble streets is one of the city's structurally deficient bridges

PennDOT to rebuild hidden Broad Street bridge

Many Philadelphians have driven over one of the city’s structurally deficient spans countless times and not even known it was a bridge. But when imminent construction begins to disrupt traffic over…

    • Revolution
Eyes on the Street

April 16: Boston aftermath | PA tax extension | gentrification relief | envision City Branch Park | SugarHouse settles illegal dumping claim | Fishtown made

Good morning, Streeters. Our hearts are with Boston this morning after explosions caused carnage at the Boston Marathon yesterday, including the death of three people and injuries to more than 140…

Logging in via Facebook

Log in

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Which weekly emails would you like to receive?