Posts Tagged ‘University of Pennsylvania’

Touring Park Towne Place’s $200 Million Renovations

Touring Park Towne Place’s $200 Million Renovations

August 18, 2015  |  Morning Blend

A look at the spacious redesign of Parkway apartment complex, City to hand over leak prone President’s House, demolition of West Philly mansion imminent, reviewing the Trolley Tunnel Blitz’s accomplishments, and the Convention Center wins back a customer > more

Verizon Cell Tower To Top Roxborough Church

Verizon Cell Tower To Top Roxborough Church

August 13, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Leverington Presbyterian to get a replacement spire, architectural criticism at 39th & Walnut, and a call for a crossable Frankford Avenue in Fishtown > more

Sifting Through Fairmount Park

Sifting Through Fairmount Park

August 3, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Digging up Japan’s introduction to the Western world in Fairmount Park, Penn’s year ahead in building, West Philly bridge being replaced, and flappers and bootleggers in Torresdale > more

At The Eleventh Hour, Seeking A New Accord At 40th & Pine

At The Eleventh Hour, Seeking A New Accord At 40th & Pine

May 14, 2015  |  Soapbox

Could a last-ditch effort at diplomacy between the University of Pennsylvania and the Woodland Terrace Homeowners Association save the John P. Levy House from demolition? Aaron Wunsch says it can and should be done, though it would take a touch more civic stewardship by the university and an even-keeled willingness to compromise by the neighborhood group > more

Advocates Of Affordable Housing Urge Adoption Of “Flip Tax”

Advocates Of Affordable Housing Urge Adoption Of “Flip Tax”

April 2, 2015  |  Morning Blend

An attempt to double the size of the Housing Trust Fund, illuminating Fabric Row, Clarke irate over state of police and fire fighter facilities, and a symposium on prescriptive landscape architecture > more