Posts Tagged ‘Temple University’

The Physical & Political Importance Of Goldtex

The Physical & Political Importance Of Goldtex

August 29, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Loft District conversion project finally complete, Manayunk parish to preserve historic church, Temple professor talks ’64 riot, major mixed-use for NoLibs, and previewing Greenfest Philly 2014 > more

Ruminating On Lost Columbia Avenue

Ruminating On Lost Columbia Avenue

August 29, 2014  |  Soapbox

In this third installment in our series, Ethan Wallace examines the long term effects the Columbia Avenue riot has had on this weary section of North Philadelphia. Dubbed an "extinction event", Wallace sifts through the ruins of the once vibrant neighborhood while considering the encroaching development of Temple University's campus and the social unrest happening in Ferguson, Missouri. > more

Designing A Place To Pause In Frankford

Designing A Place To Pause In Frankford

August 11, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Hot pink attraction set to pop up in the spring, coalition stops William Penn High deed transfer, Philly's housing market affordable for millenials, seven homes to rise in "Port Fishington," and on renaming 30th Street Station > more

Spotty Development In Francisville

Spotty Development In Francisville

June 26, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Lower than necessary density development along North 16th, East Falls residents responsible for mending wall, Temple’s plans for William Penn High, and Tetris on the Cira Centre sets record > more

Gentrification & Vacant Land Inform A Pragmatic Plan For The Lower North

Gentrification & Vacant Land Inform A Pragmatic Plan For The Lower North

May 28, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Tough calls for Lower North Philadelphia, how the demise of a playground catalyzed the revival of the Mayfair Civic, touting affordable living underneath the El, and checking up on Tacony’s façade improvements > more