Archive for August 3rd, 2012

The Remarkably Long Journey To Bart

The Remarkably Long Journey To Bart

August 3, 2012  |  Possible City

For a neighborhood to reverse severe decline, it takes more than urban pioneers, writes Nathaniel Popkin. Here's the case of the Northern Liberties, whose current state was neither inevitable, or even likely three decades ago > more

Patching Germantown Ave With Color

Patching Germantown Ave With Color

August 3, 2012  |  Morning Blend

How City Hall proves a tougher employer than a Brazilian cartel for two Dutch artists, reaffirmations of adaptive reuse in GHo, Dilworth Plaza through the decades, the Corbett Effect on Philly, and why we need the Olympics > more

How Healthy Is Philadelphia?

How Healthy Is Philadelphia?

August 3, 2012  |  Vantage

Not our physical health, but our civic health. The big surprise: for a city of neighborhoods, our neighborliness is not what you might imagine > more