Posts Tagged ‘Chestnut Hill’

After 16-Year Hiatus, Mid-century Public Art To Return To Public View

After 16-Year Hiatus, Mid-century Public Art To Return To Public View

July 19, 2016  |  Morning Blend

The “Free Interpretation of Plant Forms” coming to Chestnut Hill, Point Breeze assents to partial residential conversion of Walter Smith School, neighbor wants to save tree from development in Pennsport, and public schools to double as community centers > more

Mantua Residents Push For Rezoning

Mantua Residents Push For Rezoning

June 8, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Mantua groups anxious for rezoning legislation, ground broken for Cambria Hotel on South Broad, Queen Street Tunnel to get wheat pasted, and industrial chic at Morris Arboretum > more

Philadelphia’s Legacy Of Planning Exclusively

Philadelphia’s Legacy Of Planning Exclusively

June 7, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Woodward Celebration pays tribute to exclusive urban planning, L&I holds PMC Property Group accountable, and Northwest zoning code alteration in question > more

Reawakening The Colorful And Ornate Horn & Hardart

Reawakening The Colorful And Ornate Horn & Hardart

May 31, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Inga Saffron considers another Center City gem, historic protection sought for possible 19th century burial ground, the past and future of the Woodmere, and reaffirming the spatial context of war memorials > more

Playing With Place Making

Playing With Place Making

March 11, 2016  |  Morning Blend

A design competition for public play spaces, praise for Chestnut Hill’s first new commercial development in 20 years, the continued neglect of an architecturally wonderful Center City alley, and Philly as green stormwater runoff standard bearer > more