Posts Tagged ‘Darrell Clarke’

Clarke Announces “Bold” Plan To Slow Gentrification

Clarke Announces “Bold” Plan To Slow Gentrification

March 18, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Mayoral hopeful introduces his vision for more affordable housing units, Church of the Advocate hosts anti-gentrification meetings, casino applicant offers to purchase old Food Distribution Center lot, and offices for sale on South 11th > more

Future Of American Street Hinges On Soko Lofts Parcel, Now For Sale

Future Of American Street Hinges On Soko Lofts Parcel, Now For Sale

February 27, 2014  |  Developing Challenges, News

How did Soko Lofts grow from 160 units to 320 to possibly 600? And what will happen to the parcel now that the developer has put it for sale? Aaron Kase looks for answers to these questions in this second part of our series on the future of South Kensington > more

City Shouldn't Sell Visitor's Center Short

City Shouldn’t Sell Visitor’s Center Short

February 14, 2014  |  Soapbox

This week, Mayor Michael Nutter and City Council President Darrell Clarke agreed on J.F.K. Plaza redevelopment guidelines that left the fate of the flying saucer-shaped Visitor's Center up in the air. Preservation Alliance Advocacy Director Ben Leech argues that this flamboyant modernist structure is worth keeping > more

The Struggles & Resilience of Kensington High

The Struggles & Resilience of Kensington High

January 6, 2014  |  Morning Blend

All hands on deck at KCAPA, many layers of tape to untangle for Clarke's LOVE Park proposal, arts store coming to 2nd & CBM, and animated city maps from yesteryear > more

No Love For LOVE Park Restaurant Scheme

No Love For LOVE Park Restaurant Scheme

December 13, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Saffron critiques Clarke's LOVE Park plan, building first and measuring second in Pennsport, Friends of the Rail Park release fundraising video, and crowdfunding solar roofing for Philly schools > more