Posts Tagged ‘parking’

The Good Planning & Bad Politics Of Parking Standards

The Good Planning & Bad Politics Of Parking Standards

April 13, 2016  |  Morning Blend

City Council still weary of reduced parking standards, endangered community garden safe for now, another Wawa for Center City, and looking back at a transformed 17th & Carpenter > more

Kenney's First Day Populism

Kenney’s First Day Populism

January 5, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Philly once again a sanctuary city, Center City parking by the numbers, Mormon Temple capped, and “tweeting cop” laments West Philly shootings > more

The Classiest Car Park In Center City

The Classiest Car Park In Center City

October 12, 2015  |  The Shadow Knows

The stately façade of Aldine Garage on Sansom Street makes today's parking garages look like a cost cutting afterthought. The Shadow chauffeurs us back to the 1930s when luxury and parking spaces went hand in hand > more

Original Design Of Courtyard Gates To Be Installed At City Hall

Original Design Of Courtyard Gates To Be Installed At City Hall

April 13, 2015  |  Morning Blend

New gates for City Hall were designed in 1869, the mixed blessing of the South Philly refinery, Guinn to design mural for Wissahickon train station, Brandywine Realty moves into Old City, and Squilla promotes valet parking as solution for waterfront clubs > more

With Marcellus Shale, Some Boosting & Prudence

With Marcellus Shale, Some Boosting & Prudence

December 1, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Framing the “energy hub” conversation, preserving UC high school murals from wrecking ball, Pittsburgh tries variable parking program, and the best in Philly NIMBYism > more