Posts Tagged ‘gentrification’

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

Planners To Preserve Wissahickon Neighborhood's Character With Rezoning

Planners To Preserve Wissahickon Neighborhood’s Character With Rezoning

March 7, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Wissahickon neighborhood being rezoned, more civility sought for civic meetings, Germantown church to reimagine itself to stay relevant to next generation, on one North Philadelphian’s effort to organize and inspire his community, an adult literacy center opens on East Market > more

PHA Aims To Discourage Displacement In Massive Sharswood Rebuild

PHA Aims To Discourage Displacement In Massive Sharswood Rebuild

March 4, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Anticipating urban renewal in North Philly, touring work-in-progress 1919 Market, Sports & Leisure at Eastern State, giddiness over development on North Front Street, and critiquing SEPTA’s preferred route for King of Prussia spur > more

Planning Commission Meeting Elicits Fears Of Displacement In Point Breeze

Planning Commission Meeting Elicits Fears Of Displacement In Point Breeze

January 20, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Inside a rather tense Planning Commission meeting, how the Manufacturers’ Clubhouse was once even more stunning, flexible residential planned for Callowhill, and feedback needed for new bus shelter placement > more