Posts Tagged ‘gentrification’

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

Revisions For Clark Park Mixed-Use Development Presented To Community

Revisions For Clark Park Mixed-Use Development Presented To Community

April 1, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Modern meets Victorian in Spruce Hill, anti-gentrification concerns in North Central, urbanists’ lessons from Memphis, and a Walnut Street building changes hands > more