Posts Tagged ‘Drexel University’

“Glorified Billboards” & Dishonest Promises For Urban Development

“Glorified Billboards” & Dishonest Promises For Urban Development

April 10, 2014  |  Morning Blend

UEDs as gaudy and tired props, judge affirms previous 40th & Pine demolition decision, Drexel set to announce firms for upcoming development projects, and learn how to maintain your historic home > more

CHOP & Drexel’s Plans To Ford The Schuylkill

CHOP & Drexel’s Plans To Ford The Schuylkill

March 19, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Plans presented for next CHOP building, John Fry talks Drexel’s ambitions, the need for better L&I data, and a call for corporate tax reform > more

School District To Reportedly Unload Four Properties

School District To Reportedly Unload Four Properties

February 27, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Deals would net City less than half of promised funds, take 2 for Blumberg apartments in Sharswood, Calder’s depiction of William Penn, and Lancaster Square brings its namesake hope > more

Groups To Appeal Variance For Franklin Institute’s Flashing Signage On Parkway

Groups To Appeal Variance For Franklin Institute’s Flashing Signage On Parkway

February 5, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Logan Square residents fight to preserve Parkway streetscape, the possibilities and difficulties in reopening Franklin Square Park’s PATCO station, targeting blight in select neighborhoods seems to be working, and the Veep to speak in University City > more

Drexel's John Fry On Innovation Neighborhood, Schools, UCHS, & The Culture Of

Drexel’s John Fry On Innovation Neighborhood, Schools, UCHS, & The Culture Of “Moving Fast”

December 18, 2013  |  Vantage

This week, Hidden City's Nathaniel Popkin and Bradley Maule met with Drexel University President John Fry to talk campus development, partnerships, ideas for his proposed "innovation neighborhood," and his vision for integrated high density development linked to high speed rail > more