Where Philadelphians Crash Their Cars

 

Detail of crash map | ThisOldCity.org

Detail of crash map | ThisOldCity.org

  • At a discussion yesterday hosted by the Urban Land Institute, NewsWorks says Carl Dranoff pondered the future of development along the Schuylkill, concluding that any continued stitching of Center and University cities be met with altogether new jobs and research pursuits, and not just simply a reshuffling of current players. “Up to now we’ve attracted too few new jobs. I hope that changes,” he said. “But new exciting plans, more modern facilities — that will attract new companies. And I hope that begets new housing and new retail.”
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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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