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    • Shyeer Johnson and Waki Perry, both 14, frequent the library after school. (Neal Santos for PlanPhilly)
Eyes on the Street

In Common: At rejuvenated Logan Library, room for the noisy joy of teenage kicks

Next up in our 2018 series about Philly's changing public spaces, Ashley Hahn checks out what’s welcoming neighborhood teens back to the century-old, recently-renovated Logan Library. Midafternoon on a cold Thursday,…

    • Upper North housing varies | Philadelphia City Planning Commission

Upper North District Plan focuses on Logan Triangle, boosting Broad, keeping neighborhoods stable

At the final community meeting for the Planning Commission’s Upper North District Plan, the fruits of the previous four and a half months’ work were arrayed on placards in a half…

    • Logan commercial corner, Photo by Phillytrax

Planning Commission approves neighborhood plan for Logan

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) voted unanimously last week to formally accept a comprehensive neighborhood plan for Logan in North Philadelphia. The neighborhood plan is the culmination of a nearly…

    • Logan Triangle - Photo courtesy of Logan CDC

While PRA seeks redevelopment of Logan Triangle, some residents have a vision of their own

Playgrounds, soccer fields, orchards, greenhouses, flower beds, compost piles, a free health clinic and 300 solar-powered cottages for veterans and former inmates, all on 40 acres of undeveloped land in a…

    • logan garden
Eyes on the Street

Planning Logan: Improving a ‘Forgotten’ Neighborhood

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and PlanPhilly, Emily DiCicco and Anthony Liberto are sharing dispatches from Logan and Olney. For their final installment, here's part one of their two-part look…

    • Hot Cloud | EOTS Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Passive, affordable houses in Logan | transpo infrastructure needs funding | Civic Design Review Committee established | Startup PHL to grant $3.5m

Good morning and happy Friday, Streeters. Today is Philly Photo Day, so don't forget to take a picture today anywhere in the city and submit it (one only) online.…

    • Some of the Logan parklet's first visitors used the various seating options in the
Eyes on the Street

Logan CDC launches the first parklet outside of University City District

The term parklet – a small park created in former parallel parking spaces – is relatively new to Philadelphia, especially Philadelphia’s low-income, less commercial neighborhoods. This week the Logan CDC and…

    • Logan CDC launches the first parklet outside of University City District

Logan CDC launches the first parklet outside of University City District

The term parklet – a small park created in former parallel parking spaces – is relatively new to Philadelphia, especially Philadelphia’s low-income, less commercial neighborhoods. This week the Logan CDC and…

    • As Philadelphia overhauls its zoning process, neighborhood groups could lose influence over what gets built nearby

Northwest civics preparing for new community zoning review, CHCA will testify at Tuesday hearing

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorks Representatives of at least one Northwest civic group are planning to appear at a city Planning Commission meeting Tuesday, for a discussion of the community…

Eyes on the Street

May 14-18: Le Grand Continental recruiting | Philadelphia's manufacturing future | PAFA After Dark: Real World | Logan in Full Bloom

Le Grand Continental Recruitment Tuesday, May 15 and Wednesday, May 16, 7-9pm. Live Arts Studio, 919 North 5th. Be a part of a Live Arts Festival show this year as one…

    • Care about the fate of Philly's small streets, like Irving (above)? Meet up on Thursday.
Eyes on the Street

April 23-27: Historic Homeowner Workshops | Planning the Modern City | Tax Delinquency App | Jane Golden and Dre Urhahn | Small Streets meetup

Homeowner Workshop: Masonry and Pointing Tuesday, April 17, 6:30-8pm. WES Health Center, 1315 Windrim Avenue. Learn about the best ways to maintain and repoint historic masonry buildings, as part of the …

Eyes on the Street

April 16-20: Tom Finkelpearl | Homeowner Workshops | Archaeology in Philly | Urban Heat Islands | Lower Schuylkill Master Plan open houses

Tom Finkelpearl on Public Art Tuesday, April 17, 2:30pm Temple University, Paley Library Lecture Hall, 1210 Polett Walk. Join Tom Finkelpearl to discuss public art, and the role public art projects…

    • Join Friends of Race Street Pier on Tuesday evening to garden and plan summer events.
Eyes on the Street

April 9-13: Friends of Race Street Pier, Philadelphia's immigration history, historic windows and masonry repairs, urban biking 101

Friends of Race Street Pier meeting Tuesday, April 10, 6-8pm. Race Street Pier, Race Street and North Columbus Boulevard. This month the Friends of Race Street Pier will meet up to…

Friends of the Oak Lane Library announce three free architecture lectures

The Friends of the Oak Lane Library will be sponsoring a series of FREE LECTURES on East Oak Lane Architecture. The Lectures will be held in the Korean United Church of…

    • Pocket Farm in April, 2011 | via PhiladelphiaGreen, PHS
Eyes on the Street

Green Roundup: More LEED affordable housing opens, Southwest Philly Farm grows, Wells Fargo Center composts, Einstein and MLK High partner

More rain ahead today (you didn’t think fall was going to be entirely sunny and humidity-free, did you?) so bring the umbrella. DesignPhiladelphia kicks off today, and there are lots of…

Differences in priorities in Logan

City officials and community members bumped heads in Harold O. Davis Memorial Baptist Church on Wednesday, Sept. 22. The event, led by Bishop Kermit L Newkirk, was yet another attempt to…

    • Free Library of Philadelphia's proposed new public space

Logan Square: developments and a history lesson

From the revamping of a former grain distribution center into apartments to the addition of a brain - and a bright new space - to go with the Franklin Institute's heart,…

    • Livable Communities and Philadelphia

Livable Communities and Philadelphia

On Monday, May 17th, Livable Communities Task Force Members Earl Blumenauer and Allyson Y. Schwartz will join Penn Design School’s Penn Praxis and the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia for…

    • Franklin Conference: topography diagram of former Wingohocking Creek, channeled to flow under the Logan Triangle land

Redevelopment hopes sinking for Logan Triangle

Jan. 23. 2010 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyEven in a vibrant economy, with surging real estate values and a healthy appetite for a big new shopping center in a…

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