Posts Tagged ‘streets department’

City Mobilizes Against Trash With Zero Waste Action Plan

City Mobilizes Against Trash With Zero Waste Action Plan

August 7, 2017  |  News

Can the City eliminate Philly's litter epidemic by 2030? Nic Esposito, director of the Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet, says it can be done if government and residents work together. Michael Bixler catches up with the 'litter czar' to discuss an ambitious, municipal action plan to tackle the issue > more

Zoning Misstep Buys Jewelers Row Preservationists More Time

Zoning Misstep Buys Jewelers Row Preservationists More Time

August 18, 2016  |  Morning Blend

More time to fight Toll Bros. Jewelers Row demo, the settlement costs of deficient streets, looking back to Philly’s original firehouses, and more student housing for Mantua > more

Embracing The Quirky Confines Of Trinity Homes

Embracing The Quirky Confines Of Trinity Homes

March 15, 2016  |  Morning Blend

A look inside Philly’s answer to the tiny home phenomenon, more residential planned for Broad & Washington, 43.3% of Philadelphians live in “distressed” areas, more student housing for Powelton Village, do-it-yourself block cleaning, and repair work begins on vandalized Andorra school grounds > more

Nostalgia For “Atomic Age Ambition”

Nostalgia For “Atomic Age Ambition”

January 4, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Interest in PA’s Midcentury Moderns growing, Streets Department to replace wooden pavers on Camac, and previewed the Kenney administration’s development agenda > more

Thomas Jefferson To Subsume Philadelphia University

Thomas Jefferson To Subsume Philadelphia University

December 18, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Schools in Center City and East Falls to merge, our neighbors to the north take note of Philly’s apartment market, piloting new lights in Center City, and a third Target for Center City > more