• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

You are viewing 20 articles with the tag Central Delaware Master Plan

On the Waterfront: Pier 68 preview

Stand on the service road east of South Philly’s Walmart, and you stand at the intersection of the Delaware waterfront’s past…

Glimpses of Delaware Riverfront revival below Washington Avenue

The Spruce Street Harbor Park may have stolen the waterfront thunder this year but big, more permanent, things are also happening…

Waterfront Working: 3 signs of progress on the Central Delaware

In June 2013 City Council passed a zoning overlay that gives the Master Plan for the Central Delaware its teeth. Now,…

DAGspace: Plans vs. Projects

Plans vs. Projects by Robert Kettell   There is an old saying that "actions speak louder than words." If that is…

DAGspace: City's Waterfront Plan in Danger

City's Waterfront Plan in Danger by Robert Kettell In March the City Planning Commission adopted a much-heralded master plan for the…

Poll: Is Philly losing its reform-minded planning backbone?

Time was, Philadelphia scared off out-of-town developers with our convoluted (sometimes crooked) ways, leaving behind only insiders who could navigate our…

Celebrating the Delaware, SETPA as open data model, Granary redevelopment, watershed health, Comeback City,

Washington Avenue Green | Flickr user misskoco, Creative Commons It’s been a week of big news for the Delaware Waterfront –…

Will new zoning on the waterfront deter or draw development?

We won’t know for many years if the Master Plan for the Central Delaware is a real life success story. But…

Master Plan for the Central Delaware Adopted by Planning Commission

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) adopted the Master Plan for the Central Delaware during its meeting Tuesday afternoon. As previously…

Will the the Planning Commission only adopt part of the Master Plan for the Central Delaware?

Something smells fishy around the Master Plan for the Central Delaware. Could it be that the Planning Commission is contemplating shrinking…

Master Plan for the Central Delaware wins AIA award

In early January, the American Institute of Architects announced that the Master Plan for the Central Delaware had won a 2012…

MLK Day of Service, Central Delaware zoning, Philly first in modesty, mod-minded rebirth for Mercantile Library

Good morning, chilly Philly. If you're free, warm up by participating in the Martin Luther King Day of Service. Opportunities…

Delaware River master plan goes to Planning Commission

After years of visioning, planning, and a healthy civic debate about our city's waterfront - not to mention the disbanding of…

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