Posts Tagged ‘gentrification’

New Fishtown Mural Explores Residential Aesthetics

New Fishtown Mural Explores Residential Aesthetics

June 8, 2015  |  Morning Blend

On the scaffolds with Gaia, design revealed for 22nd & Market memorial, bill requiring inspection of fire escapes, funding our hidden oral history, and a new and improved Boot and Saddle sign > more

The Other Side Of The Tracks: A Tale Of Two Trestles

The Other Side Of The Tracks: A Tale Of Two Trestles

April 29, 2015  |  Vantage

The city is full of incidental boundaries that can often shape an area's socioeconomic character and influence housing prices and future development. More often than not, rail lines break neighborhoods into highly divided sections, creating an urban rift between prosperity and blight. David Hilbert examines the economics behind the "right" and "wrong" side of the train tracks in West Philly and Port Richmond > more

Photography Exhibition Captures The Spirit Of Kensington's Sacred Places

Photography Exhibition Captures The Spirit Of Kensington’s Sacred Places

April 23, 2015  |  Buzz

Nineteenth century neighborhood churches share the spotlight this Friday in Joseph B. Elliott's photography exhibition, "Preserving the Story: An Event to Celebrate Kensington’s Sacred Places" > more

Advocates Of Affordable Housing Urge Adoption Of “Flip Tax”

Advocates Of Affordable Housing Urge Adoption Of “Flip Tax”

April 2, 2015  |  Morning Blend

An attempt to double the size of the Housing Trust Fund, illuminating Fabric Row, Clarke irate over state of police and fire fighter facilities, and a symposium on prescriptive landscape architecture > more

Difficulty Ahead In Preserving Socioeconomic Diversity For Gentrifying Neighborhoods

Difficulty Ahead In Preserving Socioeconomic Diversity For Gentrifying Neighborhoods

March 25, 2015  |  Morning Blend

What the data suggests for the future of economic equality in Philadelphia, Tinicum approves PHL runway expansion plans, food trucks push for less restrictive municipal regulations, and Clark urges Archdiocese to refrain from demolishing Fishtown church just yet > more