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    • 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:…

    • 4700 block of Sansom St | Steve Ives, EOTS Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Housing policy in Philadelphia: We can do better

In this op-ed architect and Design Advocacy Group chair Kiki Bolender makes the case for rowhouse preservation programs as a way to improve resident health and well-being while stabilizing rowhouse blocks.…

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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,…

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Eyes on the Street

Be a tourist at home: Seven Jane's Walks, May 2-4

It’s time to take your eyes to the street, Philly. Join PlanPhilly May 2-4 as we present Jane’s Walk, a series of free volunteer-led walks to help us explore our…

    • The Church of the Assumption's doors on Spring Garden Street were posted with demolition notices.
Eyes on the Street

Demolition for Church of the Assumption | Preventing demo of Bunting House | Wilde Yarn Mill residential reuse | Council shouldn't diminish, politicize community role in zoning

Good morning Streeters. Today promises to be even more spring-like than yesterday, so get out and enjoy the day before it rains tonight and winter’s chill returns.  The Church of the…

    • The Zoning Code Commission sent its final report to City Council last fall

A swell of protest over proposed zoning code amendments

During public hearings on the new zoning code in City Council last fall, a few witnesses sought to quell some Councilmembers’ misgivings about the new code by reminding them that, should…

    • DAGchair:  Meeting of June 7, 2012

DAGchair: Meeting of June 7, 2012

DAGchair:  Meeting of June 7, 2012 This is an anecdotal account of the last meeting written by the chair, to be published each month.  These notes are intended to update people…

DAGchair: Meeting of May 3, 2012

This is an anecdotal account of the last meeting written by the chair, to be published each month.  These notes are intended to update people who were not able to attend…

Eyes on the Street

The First Ten Years of the Design Advocacy Group of Philadelphia [DAGspace]

The First Ten Years of the Design Advocacy Group of Philadelphia By Elise Vider   In late 2001, a group of six Philadelphia architects, planners, and design junkies sat down to…

    • The City Council's chambers.
Eyes on the Street

Zoning Matters: City Council should see through zoning reform process, not subvert it

In a sharp opinion piece in Monday’s Daily News, Architect Kiki Bolender takes City Council to task for introducing its own version of the zoning code, and in so doing,…

Eyes on the Street

The Buzz: Clean and Green on Germantown Ave | Chinatown Tower | President's House Mess | Zoning Debate

Newsworks reports that the Mt. Airy Business Improvement District has been hard at work keeping it's piece of Germantown Avenue clean, green, and well-lit, but the city has been slower to…

    • Proposed Dilworth Plaza public space

Public gets look at Dilworth Plaza redo plan

Sept. 23 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyPlans for revamping Dilworth Plaza – that's the public space in front of City Hall – were publicly unveiled at the AIA Design…

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