Posts Tagged ‘gentrification’

PMC Backtracks On Affordable Housing Stipulation

PMC Backtracks On Affordable Housing Stipulation

June 3, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Impressive bait and switch on the waterfront, month-long exhibit honors past life of Bok Technical, a look at the most expensive residential sale in Philly history, and sheriff’s office fees likely to see hike > more

Planning Commission Signs Off On New Penn Medical Facility

Planning Commission Signs Off On New Penn Medical Facility

May 26, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Penn Tower replacement approved by planning commission, two West Philly community gardens safe from sheriff’s sale for now, South Philly school to get $100K for playground improvements, anti-gentrification graffiti in West Philly, and Habitat for Humanity begins work on 21 homes near Temple > more

Testing The Gentrification Narrative At Temple University

Testing The Gentrification Narrative At Temple University

May 4, 2016  |  Vantage

Development and displacement go hand-in-hand, but every situation is unique and gentrification isn't always an entirely accurate assessment. Contributor David Hilbert takes a look at the North Philadelphia neighborhood surrounding Temple University where new construction for student housing is putting pressure on long time residents > more

Historic South Broad Street Bank To Be

Historic South Broad Street Bank To Be “Preserved” As A Wendy’s

March 18, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Wendy’s to fill historic bank building, repositioning expectations of innovation districts, Old City demolition goes awry, bill aims to ensure that commercial mixed-use is commercial, and gentrification protection measure approved > more

East Park Discovery Center Receives Conceptual Approval

East Park Discovery Center Receives Conceptual Approval

March 10, 2016  |  Morning Blend

East Park Reservoir Discovery Center design moves ahead, full Council to consider expanding LOOP tax breaks, rendering review for hotel coming to Broad & Locust, and development mentoring program remaking Germantown > more