Posts Tagged ‘Community Design Collaborative’

City For Families? Millennial Parents Say So

City For Families? Millennial Parents Say So

October 28, 2014  |  Vantage

If schools are a key to retaining families, what is Philadelphia to do? Quite a lot, says David Feldman, who takes us inside the parent and community-led movement to invest in ten public elementary schools > more

A Century Later, Momentum Toward A Bainbridge Green

A Century Later, Momentum Toward A Bainbridge Green

May 30, 2013  |  Walk the Walk

Neighbors have been lamenting the half-baked public space on Bainbridge Street in Queen Village since the early 20th century; in a few months they'll have completed a plan for its transformation. Joe Brin talks to the some of the catalysts > more

Plan For City Branch Rail Park Emerges

Plan For City Branch Rail Park Emerges

April 15, 2013  |  News

The long awaited vision for turning the City Branch into a park connecting the Reading Viaduct and Fairmount Park will be released this week. It calls for a muscular new civic space at Broad Street and connections to the campus of Community College of Philadelphia > more

SEPTA Pledges To Rid Somerset Station Of Grime & Crime

SEPTA Pledges To Rid Somerset Station Of Grime & Crime

November 27, 2012  |  Morning Blend

SEPTA's Nestel says patrols will be increased, how a real-estate powerhouse has regrown West Philadelphia, masters of stained glass in Frankford, the CDC wants you to "Soak It Up," and a big sale at a Northeast Industrial park > more

Questions, Possibilities As City Branch Park Planning Advances

Questions, Possibilities As City Branch Park Planning Advances

November 19, 2012  |  Vantage

Design for a proposed park along the submerged City Branch railroad is pushing "continuity and connectivity," along with a bold entrance in front of the School District headquarters on North Broad Street. We have insight on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead > more