Posts Tagged ‘Center City District’

Time Is Right To Redevelop Festival Pier, Says Waterfront Corporation

Time Is Right To Redevelop Festival Pier, Says Waterfront Corporation

February 18, 2015  |  Morning Blend

DRWC requests “expressions of interest,” Divine Lorraine Hotel to be reused as apartments instead, Center City’s real estate market in 2014 by the numbers, and Planning Commission opposes 3D signage bill > more

A Monumental Shift At Dilworth Park

A Monumental Shift At Dilworth Park

October 24, 2014  |  Vantage

Olin's design for Dilworth Park gives Philadelphia what it has long struggled for: a suitably grand approach to the monumental City Hall, says Hidden City co-editor Nathaniel Popkin. Here's his review of the park, now essentially complete > more

Dilworth Park, On Balance

Dilworth Park, On Balance

September 16, 2014  |  Soapbox

The new Dilworth Park at City Hall has drawn a considerable amount of criticism since opening last week. Despite a few misgivings, Michael Bixler thinks that there may be a silver lining: inclusive, public appeal > more

Delays & Unexpected Costs At Dilworth Plaza

Delays & Unexpected Costs At Dilworth Plaza

December 3, 2013  |  Morning Blend

City Hall's public plaza not to be unveiled until the end of next summer, a look ahead to Temple's next master plan, the high costs and low returns with another casino, and millenials explore their city > more

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Official “Marriage” Of Reading Viaduct Advocates

October 18, 2013  |  Buzz

The decade-old Reading Viaduct Project will merge with Friends of the Rail Park to help manage the first phase of the park, set for construction next year, and to work toward the vision of a combined elevated-submerged three mile linear park > more