Posts Tagged ‘gentrification’

New Renderings For South Philly Development

New Renderings For South Philly Development

September 10, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Developer updates building plans, Avenue North at Temple losing tenants, Brown and Holt families both want control of Southport facilities, Socialist campaigns for homestead exemption in West Philly, and tips to stay in your home (in a gentrifying neighborhood) > more

Gentrification & Vacant Land Inform A Pragmatic Plan For The Lower North

Gentrification & Vacant Land Inform A Pragmatic Plan For The Lower North

May 28, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Tough calls for Lower North Philadelphia, how the demise of a playground catalyzed the revival of the Mayfair Civic, touting affordable living underneath the El, and checking up on Tacony’s façade improvements > more

Abandonment Issues In Logan

Abandonment Issues In Logan

May 13, 2014  |  Morning Blend

The City’s long neglect of Logan’s redevelopment, balancing the reuse of William Penn High with Yorktown’s self-identity, Councilwoman wants ballot question on Office of Sustainability, and planners critique latest Dranoff tower proposal > more

Taking On The G-Word In G-town

Taking On The G-Word In G-town

May 1, 2014  |  Vantage

Following Spike Lee's soliloquy on it in February, gentrification has a renewed place in the public discourse. That includes in Germantown, where last Saturday, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Alan Greenberger moderated a panel discussion the topic. Theresa Everline weighs the concerns voiced there and examines how real the threat of gentrification is in the Northwest neighborhood > more

Delays Announced For Bike Share & Venice Island Performing Arts Center

Delays Announced For Bike Share & Venice Island Performing Arts Center

April 24, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Bike Share pushed back until next spring, Manayunk construction project schedule suffers from daunting winter, anticipating gentrification in Germantown, and Philly’s place within ice cream lore > more