Posts Tagged ‘Pennsylvania Convention Center’

The Flower Show Makes A Lot Of Scents

The Flower Show Makes A Lot Of Scents

March 11, 2014  |  Last Light

After a walk around its perimeter made him realize the Convention Center stinks, Brad Maule couldn't have enjoyed the smell of the 2014 Flower Show any better. His photo essay from Articulture this way > more

Expanded Convention Center: Economic Failure, Urbanist's Nightmare

Expanded Convention Center: Economic Failure, Urbanist’s Nightmare

March 10, 2014  |  Soapbox

After a visit to the Flower Show, Brad Maule reflects on the frustratingly poor urban design of the $780M Pennsylvania Convention Center expansion, including the many missteps and missed opportunities > more

Hoteliers Weary Of Rivals’ Tax Breaks: Jealous Or Pragmatic?

Hoteliers Weary Of Rivals’ Tax Breaks: Jealous Or Pragmatic?

November 5, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Why many feel the City’s hotel incentives are going too far, extending our concerns to the City of the Arts, finding more money for regional trails, conditional support for NoLibs mixed-use, and the Arden celebrates > more

Graduate Hospital Project More Ambitious Than First Thought

Graduate Hospital Project More Ambitious Than First Thought

August 28, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Two simultaneous projects for GHo, a call to reconsider municipal politics, hotels full this weekend, a petition for Engine 46, and HSP redoing its floors > more

Painfully Ugly, But Does It Matter?

Painfully Ugly, But Does It Matter?

August 8, 2013  |  Possible City

Everyone knows the city's new hotel, a Home2 Suites at 12th and Arch, is an architectural mess. Do other factors make up for it? Nathaniel Popkin explores the corporate mindset (and gets kicked out of the hotel doing it) > more