Posts Tagged ‘Community Design Collaborative’

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

What To Do With The City Branch: Make It Part Of A 3 Mile Linear Park and Non-Motorized Transitway

What To Do With The City Branch: Make It Part Of A 3 Mile Linear Park and Non-Motorized Transitway

June 8, 2012  |  Soapbox

With planning to begin on the underground City Branch railroad connecting to the Reading Viaduct, we asked Paul vanMeter of ViaductGreene to present his vision for turning the railbed into a linear park--a search for authenticity and connectivity in the changing city > more