Posts Tagged ‘City Planning’

Catalyst Of The North City

Catalyst Of The North City

July 21, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

At Broad and Chew, the Shadow uncovers the story of a tragic figure and the landmark he left for the ages > more

A Century Ago, A Series Of Skews And Slants For Streets

A Century Ago, A Series Of Skews And Slants For Streets

July 10, 2014  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Harry K. investigates the rationale and planning for Benjamin Franklin Parkway over a century ago, as well as a series of other unrealized diagonal streets that were proposed, in a calculated, efficient way, to add European sophistication and cultural grandeur to the city > more

On American Street, A Growing Manufacturer Holds On

On American Street, A Growing Manufacturer Holds On

February 28, 2014  |  Developing Challenges, News

In the center of the debate over the future of American Street is a 20 year deli meat company, Emil's Gourmet. Will the company be swallowed up by coming residential development, or will the street, to the dismay of some residents, remain industrial? Aaron Kase has the story, in this third part of our series on the future of South Kensington > more

Weighing Directions As South Kensington Evolves

Weighing Directions As South Kensington Evolves

February 26, 2014  |  Developing Challenges, News

In this first of a three part series on the future of South Kensington, reporter Aaron Kase finds a neighborhood perched on the edge > more

Weighing Futures In The Central Northeast

Weighing Futures In The Central Northeast

December 5, 2013  |  News

Reversing car dependency, creating pedestrian scale on Cottman Avenue, increasing density and mixed-uses, and preserving Midcentury Modern commercial architecture are key features of the plan as it head toward its final form. Sandy Smith reports > more