- Inga Saffron endorses the Bart Blatstein’s “Provence” project in the old Inquirer/Daily News building at 12th & Callowhill, saying that we might as well make the most of the second state license. “This is really a shopping mall with a casino attached, and it is a less destructive, more modern way to package gambling in a city such as Philadelphia.”
- Next American City’s Mark Alan Hughes looks at the adaptive potential in the Reading Viaduct while arguing that the idea of a lofted park has created buzz around the city as to have us start seeing “beyond its majestic and romantic qualities (the stones are out of this world) and think about what it connects to at the end of its three segments.”
- Councilman Brian O’Neill introduced a bill on Wednesday raising “the minimum lot area for dwelling units from 360 square feet to 480 square feet, except in the CMX-2.5 district, which keeps the 360-foot minimum.”
- Hurricane Sandy may cut the Argentine Embassy’s Argentine Week a bit short, but NewsWorks found some willing Philadelphians practicing tango at a very chilled LOVE Park, with lessons led by Meredith Klein, the director of the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School.
About the author
Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.
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