Winning Plan Calls For Distinct Connections To The Delaware

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  • Plan Philly interviews the winning team for this year’s Edmund Bacon student competition, which asked young urban planners to re-envision the I-95 corridor. René Biberstein and Clara Romero’s plan calls for a diverse set of approaches for the highway’s transformation, in keeping with Philly’s image of the city of neighborhoods. The University of Toronto duo’s design respects, as they say, “the desire for each neighbourhood of the city to reach eastward, and to produce a waterfront of distinct segments.”
  • Philadelphia Neighborhoods reviews Mount Airy’s Earth Bread + Brewery restaurant on Germantown Avenue and its community driven, sustainable ethos. “Why would you have a business in a neighborhood,” asks owner Peggy Zwerver, “and not support the people around it?”
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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.

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