Posts Tagged ‘Zoning code reform’

As The Zoning Code Turns One, A Reminder That Planning Is Political

As The Zoning Code Turns One, A Reminder That Planning Is Political

August 8, 2013  |  Soapbox

The first in our assessment of the new zoning code on its first anniversary, Sandy Smith explores the rewards and dangers of an inherently political process > more

Parking Secured For Canal Street Plans, Neighbors Want More

Parking Secured For Canal Street Plans, Neighbors Want More

June 5, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Canal Street development gets additional parking, Planning Commission to hold input meetings on new zoning code, a halfway house may be coming to Port Richmond, and a junkyard fire in Southwest Philadelphia > more

Drexel Constructing Think Tank For Eco-Friendly Urbanism

Drexel Constructing Think Tank For Eco-Friendly Urbanism

January 23, 2013  |  Morning Blend

University City gets a laboratory in sustainability, Lea’s green work, City Council to consider less permissive zoning code, the money owed on Manayunk bike race, and AVI assessments a month away > more

Nutter Serious About Philly Bike Share

Nutter Serious About Philly Bike Share

December 10, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Communal bikes more and more likely, farming meets zoning, Assumption’s towers to blame, checking up on Dilworth Plaza’s subterranean progress, and some Middle East in the Northeast > more

HUD Paints Over Mural, Perhaps

HUD Paints Over Mural, Perhaps

November 29, 2012  |  Morning Blend

An overly zealous graffiti buffer “obliterates” art, Clarke to limit parking requirement amendments to North Central, Temple to reuse several North Broad properties, senior housing in Frankford, and the Friends of the Wissahickon announce a meeting > more