Posts Tagged ‘public spaces’

Slow Build On Graterford Replacement

Slow Build On Graterford Replacement

November 2, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Checking in on delayed Phoenix facility in Montco, a renovated park reopens in Old City, a solar powered parklet in Tacony, and North Broad apartment tower proposal goes to ZBA > more

The Spark And Influence of City Visions 30 Years Later

The Spark And Influence of City Visions 30 Years Later

September 2, 2016  |  Vantage

In 1986, design competition City Visions challenged contestants to build a better Philadelphia. No idea was too big or too small and all was encouraged to enter. On the competition's anniversary Contributor Ann de Forest takes a look back and finds a spirit of innovation akin to the city's current approach to urban design solutions > more

Playing With Place Making

Playing With Place Making

March 11, 2016  |  Morning Blend

A design competition for public play spaces, praise for Chestnut Hill’s first new commercial development in 20 years, the continued neglect of an architecturally wonderful Center City alley, and Philly as green stormwater runoff standard bearer > more

Tracking The Muhlenburg Monument

Tracking The Muhlenburg Monument

June 18, 2015  |  Morning Blend

"When Public Art Becomes a Hot Potato," student art hangs throughout Old Kensington, segwaying from mural to mural, and Community Gardens Day this weekend > more

New Pedestrian Entrance At Laurel Hill Cemetery To Grant Access From Schuylkill River Trail

New Pedestrian Entrance At Laurel Hill Cemetery To Grant Access From Schuylkill River Trail

June 1, 2015  |  News

A new entrance to Laurel Hill Cemetery is in the works that will transform how pedestrians and cyclists access the historic burial garden from the Schuylkill River Trail. The gateway adds another green attraction to the city's growing web of interconnected public spaces > more